It might be halfway through January but I’m still feeling the New Year vibes. The year ahead looks bright and the possibilities are endless. I’m still excited to dream, create and watch everything unfold.
My intentions and goals are front and centre in my mind. And in my journal.
My planner is a trusty sidekick and I’m ready to make 2017 the best year yet.
I’m letting my imagination run wild.
I’m a big goal setter and goals can be set at any time of year. You don’t have to wait for the start of a new year, a new month, or even a new week – fresh starts aren’t just for Mondays. But in saying that, the collective energy of goal-creation is rich at this time of year. And it’s an energy I love to harness.
I like to set my year up in a few different way. I always set a word for the year, along with a few core desired feelings. This year I’ve also set several intentions and then personal and business / blogging goals.
I break down how I want to feel, along with what I want to achieve and then figure out what I need to do to bring those feelings to life.
My Word + Core Desired Feelings
As I mentioned in my 2016 wrap-up, my word for the year is BRAVE.
I want to put myself out there more. I want to do some big things this year (and I’ll share more about this once it starts to come together) and I don’t want to use fear as an excuse don’t to do it.
To me, being brave doesn’t mean never feeling afraid. It means feeling the fear and doing it anyway. It means getting things done even while feeling the butterflies in my belly. Especially when they’re on overdrive.
So this year, if there’s something I want to do or achieve I’m going to do it. No matter how scary or intimidating it may seem.
I’m a huge Danielle LaPorte fan. Since reading The Desire Map I’ve set my core-desired feelings each year. This year I want to feel creative, well and joyful.
Simple but sweet.
All three of these feelings are ones I can create from within. Feelings that I’m responsible for. And feelings that I can experience every single day.
My Intentions + Goals
My intentions are to spend this year:
+ growing in love and joy
+ having fun, every day
+ creating more and consuming less
+ devoting to daily self-care and stillness
+ eating and moving my body with love
+ spending intentionally
+ speaking and owning my truth, unapologetically
My personal goals for the year are to:
+ be the best mother I can be
+ eat fruits and veggies every day
+ floss (I set this one each year, but so far I’m sticking to it and making it a habit)
+ listen to my body
+ get back into journalling more frequently
+ have a daily skin care routine – day and night
+ practice daily gratitude
+ read a book a month
+ write, write, write
+ go to bed by 10pm, most nights
A few of my blogging and business goals are:
+ publish a new blog post at least once a fortnight
+ open my coaching doors and work with some amazing clients
+ post a video on my YouTube channel once a week
+ start doing some freelance work
+ finish updating this website
+ create content that I adore
I’d love to here some of your intentions and visions for the year ahead. Pop them in the comments below and declare them loudly to the world.
I can’t wait to share my journey with you.
Here’s to adventure, joy, love and the best year yet.