January Personal Goals

Sharing the five personal goals I plan to accomplish in January 2019!

Sweater: J. Crew || Jeans: Wit and Wisdom || Booties: BP (on sale!) || Sunglasses: c/o DIFF || Apple Watch with this band

Happy Monday friends! As you know, last week I shared my 2019 Resolutions for the blog (you can read them here if you missed it!) and today I’m sharing something a little more personal… my monthly goals! Last year I -like most people- set a few year long resolutions for myself, but most I couldn’t remember- let alone accomplish!- by the end of the year. So this year I thought I would instead focus on monthly goals that give me a checklist/roadmap for my upcoming month. I always find that tangible goals are easier to focus on because they are clearly defined and direct- and that’s my goal for this year- to accomplished defined goals 🙂

ONE: Close my “move” ring every day this month- My Apple Watch tracks my move (calories burned), stand, and exercise goals daily. In December I had a REALLY hard time making my “move” goal so this month I want to make it a point to hit that red ring every single day!

TWO: Read three books- I also struggled to make time to read (one of my favorite things) in the last half of the year. So this month I want to get back on the reading train and read three books. I’m about half-way through Crazy Rich Asians and I’ve got two great books queued up next!

THREE: Renew my passport- I’m planning two international trips this year (!!!) and my passport expired last year, so it’s time to get that baby renewed! (More to come on all the exciting travel!)

FOUR: Have quiet time 5x a week- I accomplished my goal of reading the Bible in a year in 2018, so this year I’m focused on devotionals and quiet time to keep my faith-life strong in 2019. I’ve been working on reading Uninvited (and love it) for my bible study and it’s been a great book to keep my on track the last two weeks. Excited to see how quiet time will transform me this year!

FIVE: Take down Christmas decor- UGH y’all…. so embarrassing! My Christmas decor is still up (hides head in shame). I’ve got to get it taken down and cleaned up asap! New year, new decor- right?!

Sweater: J. Crew || Jeans: Wit and Wisdom || Booties: BP (on sale!) || Sunglasses: c/o DIFF || Apple Watch with this band

What are some goals you are working on this month? I’d love to encourage you!

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9 Comments

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      January 15, 2019 / 6:25 am

      I’m excited to see how it ends up! It’s been a good read so far!

  1. January 14, 2019 / 1:43 pm

    Quiet time and travel – just my type of goals – the yin and the yan. Really looking forward to seeing where you will be headed to! Do you ever have screen free days btw? It is something I am thinking about doing (after work that is) J xx

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      January 17, 2019 / 7:03 am

      I’ve thought about doing some screen free time! I’ve not done full days yet but am working harder to put the phone down when I’m with friends!

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      January 15, 2019 / 5:09 am

      Haha! Working on it!

  2. January 17, 2019 / 4:16 pm

    First of all, you are super duper cute! Secondly, I love all of your goals. My apple watch has been telling me the same thing. I am sure you will reach all of these!

    xo,

    Laura

    • girlmeetsbow
      Author
      January 19, 2019 / 8:03 am

      Yay! Glad we are on these wellness goals together!

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