Updated: Feb 13, 2020
If you're like me, goals are important. They keep you motivated, they push you to try a little harder and inspire you to aim a little higher. I like goals. A lot.
A lack of them make me feel rather aimless, drifting between the day to day. With the roaring twenties upon us I've been feeling that restlessness again-that need to stretch myself in different directions and try new things. Go new locations. Revisit special places but do it up differently.
Variety is the spice of life, right?
To keep me focused-and accountable-I've decided to make a goal of things I'd like to accomplish over the next year. They're the impetus behind the overhaul of this blog and things I'm looking forward to achieving. Being realistic means it's not going to be extensive, but it is intentional. I'm making a list of 20 things I'd like to do/accomplish in the new year. It's not in any particular order, but goodness is it going to feel great this time next year when I see those goals were met and the memories associated with them have been made!
Are y'all ready to see the list?
20 Things To Do In 2020
Read 5 books
Enjoy a girls trip (2/7/20)
Vote in the 2020 presidential election
Work out 5 days a week (1/31/20)
Write consistently-even when I'm not feeling inspired. Goal: twice a week.
Celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary
Get even more in tune with my cameras
Go to a sumo match
Make sure both children have awesome birthdays!
Hang more pictures
Buy one large piece of art
Travel more around Japan
Host an afternoon tea
Return to Bali
Enjoy the 2020 Summer Olympics
Take a pilates class (First goal reached! 1/9/20)
Get published in a least one newspaper or magazine
Some will require a bit more grit and determination than others, but each of these get me excited, inspired, and if I know one thing about inspiration is that it's contagious-especially when you see them becoming a reality. No resolutions here, my friends, only goals and dreams. Those words have a better ring to them don't they? I think so, too.
Cheers to the new decade my friends, and cheers to each of us! Let's take 2020 by storm and make our dreams a reality.