2015 goals

It’s hard to believe that there are just a few days left in 2014. At the risk of sounding cliche, I can’t believe how quickly the past year flew by! I accomplished a lot, received a lot of really great opportunities, and also had moments of struggle, but overall 2014 was pretty good to me. I have high hopes for this next year. I don’t like the idea of resolutions, so instead every year I set goals for myself! This year I am blogging about them to try to stay a little more accountable!

1. Continue growing my blog & continue to educate myself more about blogging: This past year I have been able to focus a lot of my time on blogging. But, like anything, there’s always more to learn and room for improvement. This year I want to continue growing my blog and continue to learn more. I have an entire pinterest board filled with stuff I want to learn more about blogging!

2. Make a work out plan & stick to it. Try a few new work out classes (like Pure Barre & Cycle Loft): I’ve been better about working out, but I haven’t really been consistent with it. I want to set a schedule (and actually stick to it!) I also want to try new work out classes. We have a Pure Barre and a Cycle Loft that I’m wanting to try out for a different type of work out!

3. Learn to be more patient: I am not the most patient person in the world and it’s no secret. Lacking patience is something that I really need to work on, especially because it causes me to stress out!

4. Try new foods & eat healthier: I am a very picky eater and I am not very good about trying new foods! I’ve gotten better over the years, but it’s still a constant struggle. I want to try new foods this year and eat healthier, too. AKA I want to “like” salads….because right now I hate them ha!

5. Read more books: I thoroughly enjoy reading…if I’m having a rough day, I love to cuddle up with a blanket and a book and escape a little bit. But I don’t always allow time for reading. I want to read a little every single day so that I can read more books on my ever growing list!

6. Travel…and document it: I love to travel. Even on smaller trips I want to take more photos and document it here on the blog so that I can share it with you all and remember it for years to come!

7. Take the time to tell others how much I appreciate them: I have been blessed with wonderful family and friends who are good to me even if I don’t deserve it. And sometimes it’s easy to take that for granted. I want to take the time this year to do special things for those people and let them know how much I appreciate them!

8. Get more organized: I am a pretty organized person, but I can always be even more organized. I got a new desk for Christmas that has more space and storage, so that is my first step in getting organized!

9. Go to sleep earlier: I always tell myself “tonight I’m going to bed by 10:30” and then I get to doing things and the next thing I know it’s 1 a.m. The next day I end up exhausted because I got to sleep so late. I want to set a schedule and go to bed earlier so that I feel refreshed (not exhausted) the next day.

10. Unplug at least one time a week: Part of me not getting to sleep earlier is due to my phone, computer, and iPad. I will lay in bed and scroll through my social media sites before I go to bed and I end up wired. At least once a week I want to unplug and not be dependent on my devices for the day. I think it will be very refreshing.

What are your goals for 2015?

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  1. Jeanne wrote:

    Must set some goals too! Merry Holidays Emily!




    Posted 12.28.14 Reply
  2. Haha you look like a lite of me, because I could set al these goals for myself. Thanks for this!
    X Willemijn Sofie
    Amsterdam So Fashion

    Posted 12.28.14 Reply
  3. Your goals are extremely similar to mine so the visual list is helpful. Good luck on your goals!

    Between the Pearls

    Posted 12.28.14 Reply
  4. great goals, have a happy 2015!

    Posted 12.28.14 Reply
  5. Scarlett wrote:

    Great goals! I have yet to actually write out my goals, but these gave me some great ideas as well!
    xo, Scarlett
    The Trendy Chick

    Posted 12.28.14 Reply
  6. BKCsquared wrote:

    Love this list!! B & I also hate salads and would love to start enjoying them more. I also would love to unplug once a week (or every two weeks..haha) – although it seems nearly impossible, I think it would be extremely refreshing! Hope you have a fantastic New Years!!

    xo, K

    Posted 12.28.14 Reply
  7. Emily,
    While I think resolutions and goals are the same thing, I really like your list. I think they are all realistic and doable! Taking pictures and documenting your travels is a goal I highly recommend – I am not always the best at that, particularly making sure that *I* am in the photos. I have regretted that in the past and have made strides to make sure to document memories. Life can change fast and it is nice to have pictures to look back on. 🙂

    ~ Christina

    Posted 12.29.14 Reply
  8. Ashley wrote:

    Love the idea of goals Em! I’m with you on trying to go to bed earlier. The night always seems to get ahead of me!

    Posted 12.29.14 Reply
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  10. Kendal wrote:

    I have very similar goals, especially when it comes to blogging as well as working out and eating healthy! Happy early new year!!

    Life With Kendal

    Posted 12.29.14 Reply
  11. These are great goals. Wishing you a magical and successful 2015 x

    Posted 12.29.14 Reply
  12. I hear ya girl! Those goals sound great! Have a happy new year and I hope that your 2015 is filled with blessings.

    Sara Kate Styling

    Posted 12.30.14 Reply
  13. Hanna Lei wrote:

    I know I need to work on my blog more –Hanna Lei

    Posted 12.30.14 Reply
  14. Allie wrote:

    Great goals, Emily! I am definitely with you on making blogging a big priority and goal in the new year. I come to your blog for inspiration frequently so know that you're already inspiring others!

    Drop by Southern Comforts today to find some workout inspiration to jumpstart your fitness goals! Your Wednesday workout is up 🙂

    Happy New Year!

    Posted 12.31.14 Reply
  15. great goals! gonna have to add some of them to my list! happy new year!

    Posted 1.1.15 Reply
  16. Miranda wrote:

    Great goals! I checked out your Pinterest for the blogging tutorials – good finds!
    Happy 2015!


    Posted 1.2.15 Reply
  17. Heather wrote:

    Happy New Year! You have such a darling blog and I love these goals for 2015.

    Posted 1.6.15 Reply

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