This whole new year, new me is really screwing me over.
I always want to purse my creative side, but it seems time is never on my side.
I was planning to post at least two blogs per week with somewhat quality contents.
Guess what? I barely made a decent one in two weeks.
Two freaking weeks.
How is that possible?!?! Yep I am just really busy.
My dad visited us last Saturday; he arrived at JFK.
I had to drive to NY, but it is worth it.
Cause I miss him so much, and I would do anything just to see him again.
I love this reconnecting/bounding time I have with him.
But I need more time.
I need more space.
I need more inspirations.
I have one post in mind, but it requires a lot of research.
I do not have enough of time.
I am smiling outside, slowly but surely, I’m having a little mental breakdown now.
I just want to start over.
Stay blessed and Happy Saturday
The first few weeks of a new year, I always feel fresh, grateful, and mostly hopeful of what to come next, and this year, it is no difference. I am not going to lie, I spent almost half of my day yesterday checking my horoscope. I am a cancerian by the way. There is something exciting about new year, it feels like the start of a new chapter, something from a sketch. I do not have faiths in new year resolutions, but I believe in goals and personal growth. One might argues that resolution and goal are the same entity, but I beg to differ. Goals are specific achievements, while resolutions are permanent changes in your life. Permanent? Yes this is why resolutions and I are not best friends. I love to set goals and achieve them, rather than modifying part of myself permanently. For example, I want to be healthy, but not a gym rat (Does it even make sense?). Accomplishing goals can be a great factor to happiness, but they can easily cause discouragement if those goals are not done before their deadlines.
Below are some of my goals for this year:
- Finish reading 20 books by the end of 2017
- Pay off my debt and re-establish my emergency cash flow by the end of 2017
- Go to Europe this summer again (September)
- Reach 100 followers on WordPress by the end of 2017
- Received two professional certifications by the end of August
- Publish creative contents on YouTube channel (20 videos by the end of 2017).
I hope this list will inspire at least one person to create a personal goal for this year. Remember, you do not have to set up your expectations too high, make goals that are attainable in a long run. Two good keys of achieving your goals: planning and commitment. If you master those two items, you are good to go. I am still learning, and hopefully, I would be able to look at this again, and said “I fucking did all of these”.
Hope everyone have a blast and may 2017 helps your grow to be whoever you want to be.