Happy Things to Start the New Year

Good news to focus on for a change: 15 Good News Trends Reductions in polio, TB, and malaria, the top 3 I think most serious situations in diseases in recent decades (cholera is probably up there too though). I believe polio is slated to be the 2nd permanently eradicated disease ever. Inspiration and beautiful nature:… Continue reading Happy Things to Start the New Year

2019 Goals: Organization and Personal Development

Projects Edit and better organize and back up photos (and obtain as main old photos as I can), especially in order to make photobooks Determine old computer issues, try to get files (those on old C.D.’s if necessary); have back up plans for current computer Complete all my random unfinished projects (art journals, quilt top,… Continue reading 2019 Goals: Organization and Personal Development

2019 Goals: Health

Why is this the hardest thing? Main goal: Improve habits so that overall health is improved in a sustainable way. Specifics: Lose 30 pounds and build muscle, build flexibility, and develop good posture habits Eat better and make that a habit Set easily obtainable exercise and stretch goals Obtain medical records If I’ve reached health… Continue reading 2019 Goals: Health

2019 Goals: Financial and Career

My work history isn’t pretty. I’ve been mainly temping and will probably continue to do so for awhile, but is really not enough on it’s own. I’m trying to work on being more proactive and less dependent. I don’t know how to explain this all; I’m very tired of being given stale advice that is… Continue reading 2019 Goals: Financial and Career

New Year Resolutions and Planning

I’ve spent a lot of time planning, several drafts of resolutions, goals, etc. I watched tons of YouTube, mostly MuchelleB for ideas and inspiration (last year Lavendaire was the go-to YouTuber) plus lots of AmandaRachLee and others (see my Pinterest board section for more of them) for the practical, physical planner pages. I’d decided on a… Continue reading New Year Resolutions and Planning

New Year Plans

I read a couple of posts that mentioned that in order for a person to read his/her goals said person must plan out and break down goals (light bulb). Is this one of the most obvious statements ever? Yes, probably. But I’ve never made goals for anything, I’ve never planned really. I’ve made lists, which… Continue reading New Year Plans

Analyzing Yearly Resolutions or Goals: Conducting a Personal Review

How to conduct your own annual review. I would say this is only interesting if you are someone with a lot of irons in the fire or if you make and can keep specific plans. I do better with more abstraction, but if I get busier, this might be fun. This might work better for… Continue reading Analyzing Yearly Resolutions or Goals: Conducting a Personal Review