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New Month, New Goals

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I know January tends to be the month that everyone sets goals and resolutions for the year.
But Saturday night, I had a few hours to think about this new month: February - and just how much I am ready to tackle it. I came up with a list of goals (some personal, some blog-related) that I want to abide by. I like a little challenge, and feel that this would be a great way to start a new month.


1. Embrace the color green. (And try to incorporate it more into my wardrobe)
It's not so much that my wardrobe lacks color because if anything, it really doesn't. #askmyroommateandfriends - they can vouch! But it's more that I want to incorporate certain colors that I normally wouldn't embrace. Like start by adding a green midi skirt. 
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2. Use Tumblr... more. 
I want to start using other social networks more. I've started doing a better job with Pinterest, since I am on it at least twice a day. And if you're not following me on Tumblr (or Pinterest!) feel free to follow me :)

[ last year's NC SBS blogger meet-up at Moon & Lola ]

3. COMMUNICATE with other bloggers.
For reals. Because I feel like this is an essential part of blogging. I get so caught up with wanting people to interact with me through social media, that I completely forget that it isn't a one-way street. You have to give a little to get something back, ya know? :)

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4. Do a better job at handling emails.
Because honestly... I check them in the mornings, stare at them, read them again, and then put them aside. In all realness, what I should be doing is answering those emails earlier so I have time for other things at night.
 
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5. Read. More. Books.
I used to love it as a kid. But I've been slowly reading more books (not online ones) and maybe it might have to do with the fact that they're required for my English classes ... okay, guilty, but STILL. I want to start getting back into the habit of reading books. 

What are some goals that you've set for yourself this year? I'd love to hear them!

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16 comments :

  1. Oh my gosh that emerald skirt is stunning!
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  2. A Grain of GlitterFebruary 3, 2015 at 7:34 AM

    Love this! I definitely can relate to every single one!
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  3. I am trying to read more as well .. one of my 2015 resolutions is to finish a book series .. feel free to join me on this goal! I also am trying to communicate more with other bloggers and another goal of mine is to attend a blogging conference this year! Since we are both NC bloggers maybe I will see you at one!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It ...

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  4. 3 and 4 are on my list also! I'm the worst at email (blog and personal) and really need to get a better handle on it. I really like this idea of telling people about you goals to help hold yourself accountable.

    Nicole
    Nicole to the Nines

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  5. that green skirt is so cute! I've also been trying to read more. I used to read all the time but now that i have my little one I never seem to find the time.

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  6. Love this post! I think its an interesting idea. Rather than setting resolutions for the year (which we inevitably fall short of), setting goals for the month! Love every single on of these.

    xoxo, Elena Michelle
    www.anewyorkloveaffair.com

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  7. Having the exactly same goals, although putting the deadline further into the spring due the hectic school schedule ♥

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  8. Mmm. I think you've made me want to embrace green more too. I reckon reading more and handling emails better are really good goals to have. I think I'll just go check my emails now..

    -M
    The Life of Little
    Me

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  9. That sounds like a great goal! I definitely want to attend more blogging conferences this year as well! Yes, maybe we will run into each other at one! <3

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  10. Thanks Julie! Yes, reading is definitely something I need to incorporate more into my schedule!

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  11. Yes. Hectic school schedule is right!

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  12. Haha, yes! Got to check those emails... ha!

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