Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Goals and the lack of actual resolutions

I tend to not make resolutions anymore because there is something terrible to me about being full of hopes and dreams and plans and then realizing that 3 days later, you have inadvertently broken every single one of your resolutions.

In that vein, I have decided to break down and do a goals for each month list. At the beginning of each month, I will review my goal list. Some of them may carry over from one month to the next or may get discarded altogether. It really depends on how I feel.

January goals

wear makeup to work each day I am on the schedule

add some color into my wardrobe aside from the black I always wear on my days off

set up a budget book

organize my filing cabinet

write in my beside journal at least 4 days a week

read at least 5 books this month

go to church at least 2 Sundays

do something different with my hair

practice gratitude

exercise at least 4 days a week

They may seem silly but these are some of the things I need to work on so I am going to make a conscious effort to do so in the month of January. I don't take good enough care of myself because I'm always running around taking care of everyone else. This is (hopefully) the year I will manage to change how I treat myself.

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