Monday, January 5, 2015

New Years Resolutions / Reminders

The turning of a New Year is a great chance to sit down and reflect. It's known as a time to start fresh and clean and make new renowned change in your life. I mentioned in a post earlier {link here} about how this year I want to focus on continuing the change started in 2014. I'm happy where I am right now however there are things that I need to remember moving forward. I finally got a chance to sit down today and really think about these little reminders and it turned out to be quite a hefty list. Here they are!

Write more notes // Good stationary and happy thoughts can make anyone's day
More one-on-one dinners // Friends and food and good conversation
Acknowledge thankfulness // Don't take relationships for granted
Plan a roadtrip // Take advantage of friends and a full tank of gas

Reach 1,000 followers on Instagram // Hopeful to see where my new insta account will go!
Have blog posts scheduled two days in advance // Less stress and earlier posts!
Work on more blogging relationships // Get connected to this great web community
Consistent Link-Ups // What's better than one blogger? Two!
Look into guest posting // Mixing it up is always welcomed!

Invest in high quality neutrals // Grey, black and camel will never go out of style
Wear more hats // I like hat people. Let's be hat people.
Take more risks // Be who you want to be that day. No apologies.
Nail an all-black outfit // It's classic and chic. It doesn't have to be emo. 

Face mask once a week // Treat your skin as well as you want to be treated. 
Don't skip washing your face // No excuses.
Discover drug store products // Make up is good. Cheap good make up is better.

Don't drink your calories // Cake > Coke
Drink four glasses of water a day // Starting with realistic goals
Think Green // Green is good!

Morning stretches // Start each day fresh.
Work out daily // Keep up with daily worksheets. Your body will thank you.
Rediscover running // Some addictions can be a good thing.

Curb spending // Any more to say?
Start saving  // Milan ain't cheap. 

Visit professors 3 times a piece during the semester // Even if it's for one question. Go. 
4 hour Off-Days // Four hours of work between Friday & Saturday. Sunday will thank you
Read the news // Break out of the bubble. Come out from under the rock.

Tech-free days // Step away from it all for 24 hours at least once a month.
Walk to class without looking at your phone // De-clutter your mind before class.
Read for fun // This doesn't just have to be a break privilege.
2015 Jar // Collect the little things throughout the year. 

I hope to come back to this periodically. It's important to revisit and revise these little reminders. What's on your list of New Years reminders?


  1. Good luck with your goals for the new year! I know you can do it!

    Enter to win $50 dollar of store credit to White Plum today on the blog!

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

  2. I love these! Some of my goals are to smile more and not to complain as often. I whine about things that really don't matter, and it often gets out of hand. Love all of your blogging reminders as well! Especially the one about working on blogger relationships.