My goal isn’t really ambitious. It’s 3 books a week. I can do that. Easily. I read 206 books last year!
But my goal this year is to read more than just romance novels.
Some self-help. Some basic fantasy. I’m going to try all the genres.
Okay, not really, but I am going to try and read something besides romance novels.
I’m currently reading (along with an actual romance novel) “” by Ryder Carroll.
I love my bullet journal. I don’t do a traditional one in a book (I do have books. LOTS of books. Several ones, including the actual that came out this year). But I have a , instead. I got mine from Michaels, and I love it. I can have more than one, and switch them out as I get bored with the color or the design. I have a for my A5. That’s the size I prefer to work with.
Okay, my ADHD is kicking in and now I’m focusing on something different. I was explaining a book I was reading. We’re talking about books here. The planner talk will come later, I promise.
As you can see, the goal isn’t too out there. 2014, I read over 300 books. 2015, I don’t think I even DID a challenge. 2015 was a weird year for me. I honestly don’t even remember MOST of 2015 :O
2016 was the full year of me working. I was still only technically part-time, but I remember working 10-15 days in a row. I remember having an “OT battle” with coworkers.
2017 was the year I went full-time. 2017 was the year both kids were starting school during the time Josh would be home.
Oh. 2018. I barely made my goal of 200. I chose several short small books to reach that goal. I read like 4 or 5 books in one day during that time. I didn’t feel like I cheated but I did feel like I could have chosen different books and just dealt with not hitting 200 books for the year!
So, 2019 will be year of making changes to my reading habits. I will read what I enjoy, but I will attempt to branch out. I shared a link on my Facebook (personal, but I will share it right now on my FB blog page).
Hey look! Someone’s making goals. Let’s see how she keeps those 😉
First: Blog Daily
I miss blogging. I want to get back into it. So, that’s what I’m going to do! I might not be perfect, but I’m going to try!
Second: Use my Instagrams!
I have 2! I want to use at least each account at least once a day. It might be photos. It might be stories. Today, I shared someone’s blaring stereo as I was walking into work!
Main IG: TM2TS
Health-focused IG: TM2TS.fit
Third: Working out
I’m not putting a huge emphasis on it, but I need to get back into it. I did a workout Monday and I’m still super sore from that. Ugh! Saturday, we’re going to the pool, and my butt is just going to soak in the water, read and all that.
Oh, and slather myself in sunscreen every five minutes, of course!
The time of year is upon me when I need to choose my “word of the year“. I’ve been doing it for a few years, and the one year it worked well for me was when I chose “happy”. I almost went with it again for 2018, but instead I chose “FOCUS“.
I’m excited for this year!
My main direction for “FOCUS” will be the second definition. directed attention. I think it’s going to be a good year. I’m ready for something big and new to happen. I know that I am going to have to make it happen, but I am ready to FOCUS on me, on life, on all the things!
Goals for 2018:
Focus and finish a fitness program
Drink me some Shakeology
Get back to the Gym
Write the novel I originally started planning for November
Win NaNoWriMo 2018
Have you chosen a word? How are you going to use it to help you set your goals for 2018?