2019 Goals and Resolutions

Steve Harvey said your vision board should have some dreams so big, even you get scared imagining them coming through. When I think about my big plans, I get a little overwhelmed but it also motivates me to work towards them. But as I make my towards those big scary dreams, I include the following in my…

Sum Up W 12

If I used just one emoji to sum up each of the days last week, it would be: Sunday 🤓 Monday 😐 Tuesday 👍 Wednesday 🏋 Thursday 😜 Friday  📚 Saturday  🤗 Last week, my goals included: participate in Borrow-A-Thon and read 5 books – I read 6 books – 4 Fiction, 2 NF write creatively everyday – Check….

To Sum Up

If I used just one word to sum up each of the days last week, it would be: Sunday – preparation Monday – exaggerated Tuesday – blizzard Wednesday – recovery Thursday – emotional Friday – poetic Saturday – rest Last week, my goals included: participate in Read-O-Rama / read 5 books including Non Fiction – I read 5 books,…

February Goals, March Intentions

At the beginning of the year, I made a LONG list of goals I am pursuing in 2017. Read on if you want to see how I’m doing at my end-of-month checkup and what I’m doing differently in March to try to catch up.  Running/ Health and Fitness Run NYC marathon 11/17 – I still didn’t get…

January 2017 Goal Check-In

In 2017, I have a lot of goals and targets I want to meet and I don’t want to be surprised at the end of the year. At the end of every month, I want to do a small check-in so I can see how I am progressing and what areas I need to work harder…

2016 Year In Review

Last year, I made a big deal about setting and trying to make progress on some goals that have been eluding me for a while. I set my word of the year as progress. So you might want to know, how did I actually do overall? Did I make the progress I planned? I thought a…

Why I’m Adding Even More Goals To My Already Packed Year

Every month or so, I review my 2016 goals to see if I’m on track. In fact, some goals get checked way more often – like my reading goals. In order for me to achieve my read-100 books-in-2016 goal, I have to finish an average of 2 books every week. I use Goodreads to record…

January 2016 Goal Check-In

Successful people write down their goals and intentions, create a schedule and then get to work achieving. Why?  If you don’t have a clear picture of where you want to go, how will you know you’ve gotten there?  And if you don’t have a schedule of when you need to accomplish things, how will you…

Word of the day: Story

Every day should have a word, a dot to focus on when you’re feeling dizzy and need to find a center, a couple of syllables to roll around your tongue, a default when you find yourself staring into space and your mind blanking, a word to doodle when you’re on the phone or sitting bored…

Goals vs. Resolutions: What’s The Difference?

In 2016, I set some goals for myself. But I also made some New Year Resolutions. You might be wondering, Isn’t that redundant? Aren’t they the same thing. Actually, they’re not, although they are often spoken of interchangeably, ex. someone might say, My New Year Resolution is to lose weight. Unless you’re planning to lose weight every…

Life Happens While You’re Making Plans

Sometimes, a lot happens when nothing happens.    This past weekend was a very strange one for me. Not just because of Christmas, which often brings mixed emotions for me, but because a lot of what I expected to happen, didn’t. And some of the things that happened were so unexpected that I haven’t even come to…

5 Things I Plan To Never Do Again

We should get to a point where we learn from our mistakes and take steps to stop repeating them. Sometimes, I’m not so good with that and when I find myself doing the same dumb thing time and again, I judge myself harshly. So here are 5 things I plan to never do again and…