If there is something that you really want, you have to be honest with yourself and ask, “Am I working towards this goal 100%, or am I being sidetracked?” People often say that you shouldn’t put all of your eggs in one basket, but I beg to differ. In some cases, it is definitely necessary. When you put your focus on something, it increases. Therefore, why are you distracting yourself with other things when your eye should be on your ultimate goal? Continue reading
Welcome to the first #MindfulMonday of the month! For the first day of #SelfCareFeb, set your intentions for the month by doing a little bit of goal setting. You can jot some ideas down on some pretty stationary, type them up on your phone, or scribble them in a journal or diary. Answer the following prompts [it doesn’t need to be super elaborate. Just write whatever comes to your mind]. We will re-visit these questions at the end of the month.
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Sidenote: I cannot believe that January is almost half over already! 2014 flew by and it looks like 2015 is following that same trend.
I do not set New Year’s Resolutions. I am a firm believer in the idea that when you try and put strict parameters on yourself as to what you “MUST DO,” you can fall into a pattern of being super critical of yourself and being generally disappointed. Instead, I like to set New Year’s Intentions. These intentions are a set of 5-6 general areas that I would like to focus on in the upcoming year. I find that this structure allows me to be more flexible when pursuing new goals and ideas and also helps to empower myself to do new things. I also like to make vision boards, but I’m still working on one for 2015.
Here are my New Year’s Intentions for 2015. Continue reading