Well, friends, it’s the last day of the first month of the new year! We set those intentions for the new year and it’s time to check in… how are we doing?
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Below are the four intentions I set for 2019 and an update on each.
1. Pitch myself with purpose – This has actually had a good start! I’ve got some fun partnerships coming up that I’m super excited to share with y’all. I’ve put myself out there, dove into my blogger stats, and have been more strategic in determining my goals and working for what I want to build into That Blonde Rebel. Can’t wait to see what February brings!
2. Save more, spend less – I’ve been better about saying no. No, you don’t need that really fantastic Hermes bracelet. You already have one. Put the money aside. Also, you will definitely be having FOMO of your friends going to Mexico in a few months for your college bestie’s bachelorette, but you’re being realistic and your savings account is going to thank you in the long run. Last week, I cooked dinner for myself three times during the work week. That is progress. This week? Not so much, so a bit of a regression, but will be resetting once I get to the grocery store and can start cooking again! Anyone have any easy meals to make for one? Let me know! Also, thinking about challenging myself with a clothes shopping freeze for the month of February! Anyone with me?! Can we be accountability buddies because I know it’ll be hard.
3. Be more focused on self-care – My anxiety is still at an all-time high, wreaking havoc on my body and my skin. I need more water. I need to move more. Ugh. Let’s be better to ourselves this next month. CBD oil is trending and I’m thinking of giving it a shot, or at least in topical form to help with my back pain. Hoping to report happier things in four weeks!
4. Be open to possibilities – Well. I’ve gone on a date. I’m still swiping. Nothing left to report on this front lol
Reflecting on these four intentions was awesome to do. I’ve clearly been very honest with myself and two things seem to be going fairly well. Now it’s about being consistent with goals 1 & 2, and putting more into 3 &4!
Am thinking this will be a monthly update going forward through the rest of the year.