Happy New Year and all that jazz!
I hope you all had a fabulous time bringing in the New Year, and I’m sure most people have some goals they have set for themselves! New year, new start.
I am a total believer in a fresh slate, and although some people don’t like to use the new year as an excuse for it, I feel it helps to set a clear start date, and what date is better than the 1st January.
So I came across these questions and while I have my own set of personal resolutions and a 2015 Bucket list which I will be sharing soon, these questions are very helpful in terms of reflection and setting some goals.
So here we go:
What do you want the overarching theme for your 2015 to be?
2015 is the year I complete my Post Graduate degree and (fingers crossed) become an Early years Teacher.
It will also be the year I truly focus on my blog, attend bloggers events and interact with my fellow bloggers!
I am also really hopeful that 2015 will be the year I feel a bit more settled, and spend more time with loved ones.
What do you want to see, discover, explore?
Ooh that’s a tricky one, I want to see all of my friends, travel to their home towns and have them visit me, make memories together and value their company.
I want to discover more about the blogging world.
I want to explore a part of the world I have never been to before. May as well set the target pretty high hey?
Who do you want to spend more time with in 2015?
My lovely family and friends, old friends I have reconnected with, and hopefully some new friends along the way.
What skills do you want to learn, improve or master?
I would really like to learn more about my field (education) and gain more experience through my job.
I would love to improve my blogging skills, particularly my knowledge of beauty and fashion.
Is it too much to ask to master my baking skills?!
Which personal quality do you want to develop or strengthen?
My networking skills. I love to meet new people, but like a lot of people I do get a touch of the old anxiety which prevents me from meeting or sometimes interacting with people. It’s something I really want to challenge head on, so I am really going to work hard at interacting with new people!
What do you want your everyday life to be like?
I feel like I wasted a lot of time last year, so I want my everyday life to be productive. I want to be busy, and full of smiles. Sometimes it is so easy to get stuck in a rut and think you’ve got it really bad, without considering others who may be worse off! I work 40 hours a week, do my Post grad part time, and I want to commit at least one post a week on my blog. In between all this I want to spend as much time with friends as possible. It’s completely do-able with time management and a positive attitude!
Which habits do you want to change, cultivate or get rid of?
I want to cultivate my worried self into an organised girl, who does things because I enjoy them, not because I think it will make people like me or think better of me.
I want to completely get rid of my anxiety, but I don’t think it’s quite as easy as that.
What do you want to achieve career-wise?
I think like most people, I just want to do something I enjoy. Whether that be continue in child care or move on to something new. 2014 taught me that nobody’s path is set, and that life is far too short to stay in something because you’re worried you won’t find anything better!
How do you want to remember the year 2015 when you look back on it 10/20/50 years from now?
I want to look back and see that 2015 was a pivotal year in my life in terms of career path. The year that I set my own challenges and surprised myself. I also want 2015 to be the year I embraced the people/things I love.
What is your number one goal for 2015?
Be a total badass, work hard, and play harder.
I invite all my fellow bloggers to see if they can answer these questions, send me the link to your blog so I can read them, I look forward to seeing your answers!