In some ways I feel like I am in a completely different place than I was when I wrote resolutions last year, in others ways it feels exactly the same.
My resolutions last year were simple and I feel pretty good about all of them.
- Continue working through my 27 List and on this blog.
You can see the archive here. I have completed over half and I am still intending to do more this year and probably in coming years.
- Save to buy a house sometime in the future.
We made significant headway with our savings this year and it feels good. We live pretty frugally and have relatively low rental overheads (for London) so we’re just going to keep doing what we’re doing and remembering to save first and then forget about it.
- Print photos and display them somehow.
I mentioned my personalised calendar gifts for my family – these were pretty popular and I’m really glad I made them. My next step is to create a photo book and populate an album that we have had empty on our bookshelf for years. Going slowly with this one but always have it in mind.
So what am I aiming for this year?
- No More Snoozing! I want to wake up and get up in 2016.
Because really, what do I gain by staying in bed an extra 10 (or 30) minutes?
- Complete 10 full press-ups.
I can currently do none so this will be a big deal for me. I have started by doing them leaning against the stairs – top tip from a colleague of mine.
- Make cards and use a bit more of the paper scraps that I am always collecting (hoarding).
This is my recycled wrapping paper and parcel bag collection, and my magazines in case I need to find pictures and all my craft supplies.. arg! I need to stop.
- Say Yes! more and be an available and willing friend in 2016.
I want to do more and hang out more and say yes when someone makes the effort to invite me somewhere.
2016 Stolen Resolutions
Some of my mates have some pretty cool resolutions, too. Like when I heard them I was like “oooh I wanna do that too! I’ll totally join you on that!” and so I have forced my way into their 2016.. Sneaky!
T is my number one muso soulmate in London and she is planning on going to more gigs this year – always keen for that.
My colleague J wants to eat out less but when she does, she wants quality. So I’m hoping that will mean trying out some new restaurants in my future.
My boyf wants to draw more and I’m eager to support.Nude modelling? Jks.
E has started a blog on brunches in London. She’s aiming to do 33 this year and I’m aiming to share as much avocado on toast with her as I can. Yum!
Anyone else got any resolutions they want me to help them with? I’m always willing to support.
Oh I nearly forgot, I did kinda set myself a photography challenge too….