2019 - Here we come

Sunday, 30 December 2018



I am not one for New Year's resolutions. I always feel like they are a challenge that I set myself and it is almost like I am willing myself to fail. Instead, I like to set goals. Yes, I know. They are pretty much the same thing, goals and resolutions. But I feel like the word ‘goals’ has a different ring to it. To me, it means that I am aiming to achieve something. It doesn’t matter if I don’t but if I do, I am allowed to be proud of myself. 


My goals for 2019 are:



Since taking some time off blogging and uni work (just for Christmas) I have noticed that I move very fast. And although this is excellent for things such as my work ethic, it also means that I get burnt out very quickly. If I was a candle, I would be almost completely burnt down to the bottom. And that means that certain things suffer. Although my university work and blog is up to tip-top condition. My mental health may suffer one week or my social life might take a dip because I haven’t slept in properly in a week. Basically, I forget to have a little fun. 



I love writing cards and I feel like it’s the oldest form of affection. What is better than seeing a hand-written note in your post? It shows that someone cares enough to sit down and write out something rather than quickly typing out a text message or snap chatting you. Although I still do write letters, I want to write more.

My degree contains a lot of writing - 13,000 words to be exact. So, I usually forget to write just for fun. I love writing, I always have. But somewhere between taking my degree and moving to university, I have forgotten that writing is something I really adore. It doesn't always have to be for a grade and no-one has to see every piece of work, sometimes, I can just write for myself. 



Ok, so as I said, I don't have many goals for this new year because I really don't want to set myself up for failure. However, there are definitely some things I am looking forward to this year. 
Firstly - I am really looking forward to going to see The Book of Mormon with my boyfriend in January. 
Secondly - I am really excited to finally finish university and get my own place with my best friend. In the new year, after all my work is handed in, I will start my journey to moving to Brighton. I guess you can count this is as two things I am looking I am looking forward to in 2019, I am excited to finish university and to move to Brighton. 
Thirdly - I want to see where my blog goes. Blogging has been a great outlet for me and with my little blog turning a year old in January, I am excited to see where it goes!

Thank you for reading this post and now that I am back from my little break, I will return to regular posting. I hope you all had a great Christmas and let's begin 2019, with a smile!






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  1. Good goals, especially the slowing down one.... take time to smell the flowers instead of brushing past them!xx love you. Your slightly barmy mummy.xx

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  2. Lovely set of goals. Happy New Year! x

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  3. writting more letters is such a cute idea, I love it when I receive letters and cards in the post. I might have to try and send more too x

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  4. Moving too quickly is something that I'm definitely guilty of as well! Great post x

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    1. Thank you Faye, I love seeing your name in my comments!

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  5. I think goals and resolutions are different too! I don't like to make resoluations because no one really keeps them, but I think goals are more solid! I want to write more for fun too. I love writing. Happy New Year! xo

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  6. Great goals!

    Moving too quickly is definitely something a lot of us are guilty of doing! I love that you've set slowing down as a goal. It's different!

    And writing letters and cards is so cute and more thoughtful with the amount of social media and emails these days it's easily done. The efforts that go into writing a letter is more meaningful.

    All the best for 2019 xx

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    1. Thank you Sadie! Hope the start to your new year was good!

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