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Planning Your Year in 5 Simple Steps

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I was a bit late to the planner party this year, but thankfully with a little research I found one that is just perfect and that I really feel like was designed for me (more on that later)! But let’s be honest…A planner isn’t going to do anything if you don’t use it and have a bit of a strategy for doing that. So if you’re a bit like me and still working a bit on planning, then check out this strategy for planning your year in 5 simple steps.

Planning your year can be a bit of a daunting. Get past the intimidation and plan your best year yet with these 5 simple steps!

1. Start with a Vision

When it comes down to it, if you don’t have a clear picture of where you’re headed, you’ll go nowhere. So, friend, let’s avoid the nowhere phenomenon and cast a vision. Think about how you want to feel in the new year, what you want to accomplish, and what your most fulfilling year looks like. Then take some time to flesh that out into words and possibly even a picture. Continue reading

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Set New Year’s Resolutions

It's tradition to set New Year's resolutions in January. Break tradition and set goals instead with five reasons to support your decision.So, by now I’ve mentioned more than once that I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. What I do instead is (1.) plan and prepare for the year ahead and (2.) make a list of goals and action steps to be successful in the New Year. Today I’m taking that statement a step further by explaining to you why and (hopefully) convincing you to do the same. Continue reading