May Goals and Intentions

May Goals and Intentions

Since it’s the beginning of the month- I’ve been hustling my pants off in this work from home biz of mine and connecting with others, which I really needed. Does anyone else have a hard time with prioritizing things? I sure do! So I’m trying to work on this and time management as well.

April sure flew by real quick and I’m not gonna lie I sorta failed on that months goals. But it’s still early in May so I’m making a plan to be successful in each of these few areas. This time, I’m being purposeful about what I can manage and how much I can handle.

Personal

Read Light is the New Black book
Practice brush lettering
Self Care Sunday
Drink more water

Daily Routine/Hygiene

Blog

Blog 2x per week
Newsletter 1x per week (4x a month at least)
Pages and customization of blog layout
Share to social media every blog/become more involved in others
Social media cleanup & reset

Home

Diffuse daily
Have a cleaning schedule (weekly)
Organize and Declutter since move
Add Decor and Hang Pictures! (blog post to come)

Younique Biz

Hit YELLOW this month! 🙂 And PINK!
Sponsor one or two lucky ladies (for more info-contact me)
5 Parties this month! (You can earn free and half priced product for hosting and having a qualifying party)
Post Daily and Go Live

Marriage

Quality time evenings
Work on my own communication/ be clear with needs
Say I love you and Hugs everyday, kiss goodnight- small acts of affection.

I think these goals are more than attainable. Some I’ll be working on for awhile and continue with but others I can check off and complete. I will get as close to that as possible. I’m getting back into my drive and productivity hustle!

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2018 Goals

2018 Goals

It’s probably enough of this welcome to 2018 stuff but I cant believe that its really already this far into the new year and I feel like I just opened my eyes. I just got a grip and I’m already behind! Let’s catch up and get going on these goals! I started yesterday with a water challenge and I’m doing pretty good so far. I didn’t do good with tracking and keeping goals last year. Last year review was kinda in the Word of the Year for me so I won’t touch that I was MIA, no excuses and I want to do better. Leave me a comment about your goals and intentions this year and how you’ve started! I just feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day- does anyone relate?!
Without further ado, here ya go!

Home:

-Keep House Tidy
-Organize spaces
-Declutter room by room
-Keep surfaces clean
-just dust already*

Self Care

-Weekly basis for self care
-Chart self care in bullet journal
-getting Bullet Journal layout done and using it
-Treat myself when I’m able to hair/nail treatmnets

Business

-Go LIVE everyday at least once
-Post 3x daily to group, page and parties
-Grow my VIP beauty group (let me know if you would like to be added!)

Blog

-Grow blog and have “active” engagement (comments, shares etc)

-Grow socials/SHARE to socials for every publish
-Write 1-2x a week to 2-3x a week if possible
-New freebie options
-Newsletter 1x weekly (coming tomorrow or perhaps this weekend)

Self Care

Read one book a month
Meditate daily (5-10 mins)
-Morning routine coffee time, meditation, journal
Get dressed, brush teeth, makeup etc

Health

-Aim to drink 71oz of water per day
-get health insurance again (sean’s work)

-get annual checkup and dental appts
-yoga or some physical activity

Marriage

-Focus on quality evening time

-Be nice, use kind words, slow down and listen
-Help Sean when he needs it
-Take more pictures
-Find ways to communicate more effectively
Maybe you related to some of these, to be quite honest I’ve been working on nailing some of these down for years. So let’s all just #CRUSH2018 okay? I’m taking today and planning away with my bullet journaling.

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September Goals and Intentions

September Goals and Intentions

HI everyone! Oh my- this month has been C-R-A-Z -Y already?!Every month I make Goals and Intentions for areas of my life that I intend to work on and keep striving towards to improve my well being and mindset. We have this linkup in hopes of everyone joining in.

GOALS: 

    1. I will keep up my morning routine.  
    2. I will continue to construct and rework my night routine to find something that works.  
    3. Blog 1-2x per week. 
    4. Slowing down considering for biz and behind scenes blog/va work. 
    5. Spend time on vacation creating memories and taking lots of pictures for blog post. 
    6. Restart my meditations and daily journaling
    7. 15-30 mins of daily personal development for my biz.(reading, listening, watching.)
    8. schedule TV time after chores and tasks are done for the day
    9. Number one daily goal: 6 list!
    10. Spend time intentionally with Sean/communication/love
    11. Get dogs and records up to date
    12. Begin Fantasy Football league with Jessica and some gals
    13. MEETUP FOR DISNEYLAND
    14. Catch up on enjoyable youtube vids

    INTENTIONS:

    1.  Make blog a priority
    2.  Do daily 6 List 
    3. Self care routine/daily am/pm routine
    4. Create Office Hours for biz **
    5. Communication and quality time with Sean
    6. Stay on top of housework and important tasks

     

    August Goals & Intentions

    August Goals & Intentions

    So I haven’t published an official post on how things are going yet (that’s what a bad blogger I’ve been) but I started this self-run biz with the help of ItWorks and I’m throwing all my energy into it. I am enjoying myself doing this and helping people. But I miss blogging so here I am to dedicate time to do both- give me some grace here, please. I appreciate any support or encouragement (or referrals) that you can send my way. I’ve been working really hard on time management and productivity as well. If you think this is an easy task for me it’s not but I’m doing better each day and I start to be more effective in my daily routines and tasks.
    Here are my goals and intentions I’d like to try to stick to this month:

    AUGUST GOALS (various want to’s, should do’s but not must do’s)

    1. Blog consistently (starting now)
    2. Keep house clean weekly (morning 15 min tidy) (nightly- dishes and Sunday laundry)
    3. Read one PD book, Go for No (FINISH & review?)
    4. Meditate Daily
    5. Journaling Daily
    6. Use Planner Daily/Weekly view
    7. One-two bottles of water daily -no backups, iced tea emergency soda etc
    8. Batch write/social schedule plan ahead
    9. set a day aside to VA every week? (Sundays? new members weekly)
    10. Get one to two DTs for work-earned a 100$ shopping spree and bonus in 30 days! It’s possible!!

    AUGUST INTENTIONS (more defined and narrowed down)

    1. Work my biz DAILY for an hour-two per day at most

    • showcase the promos and how people need and can use each product
    • MY WHY! MONTHLY GOALS HUNG UP
    • relatable and real
    • message and ASK or the answer is always no
    • get on weekly calls/weekly online events/read up on products to get familiar

    2. Blog Editorial Calendar and Brainstorm with Pam/Rae

    • mass brainstorm ideas and original thought provoking posts
    • editorial layout plan and social media schedule with Buffer/on paper/each network/groups etc.
    • batch write and batch design graphics
    • GET IMMEDIATE SPONSORED POSTS DONE (2) 

    3. Virtual Assisting- stay consistent and ask for direction or what I can improve on

    • Sundays: new member day
    • Saturday/Sunday: V/A scheduler days- get links, check posts, podcasts, tailwind 5-7+ days out at least, scheduled to groups and pages

    4. Stick to daily routine, healthy lifestyle and begin to incorporate exercise at home from youtube or on demand free

    • wake up at 8-9am on time, brush teeth, feed dogs, get coffee, make the bed, do AM meditation/affirmations, let dogs go potty, 15 min cleanup, first IW post (11 am)…..
    • go to bed no later than midnight, (early shower/bath) get PJs on/PM meditation, brush teeth, put dogs in bed, read half hour (maybe), lay out clothes for following day. 

    Well, this just about covers it! I’m sorry I’ve been gone for awhile, I hope you missed me though. What are your goals for this month? What habits are you working on improving or changing? Is there any way we can help each other? And if there is please shout out and tell me. I’m currently using “Forest” to pump out this blog post and well, heck I did it! Congrats to me! Thank you for hanging around and being patient! Stay tuned and I hope to share lots more soon. I have two sponsored posts to get to you.

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    June Goals and Intentions

    June Goals and Intentions

    June started off with a BANG! I was determined to be much more mindful and productive this month luckily it just started. I have great dear friends Raewyn and Pamela to keep me accountable as well. We have a lot of important adult things to get down around here so we’ve been busy trying to get those checked off first! Here’s a good look at what I want to do with my month: 

    June Goals:

    1. Blog M/W/F consistently 
    2. Follow editorial calendar for the month
    3. Batch write and Batch schedule for social media (sun, tues, thurs)
    4. Keep house clean weekly
    5. Meditate Daily
    6. Journal Daily
    7. Drink at least one bottle of water a day
    8. Read one Book, Listen to one Audible book.
    9. Practice Brush Lettering
    10. Use Panda Planner daily

    June Intentions: 

    1) Streamline VA biz stuff: 
    -create packages, pricing, cut down to 10 services or less
    2) Keep up with VA (SSS jobs/FB groups/Trello tasks)/ Blog regularly M/W/F
    3) I want to stick to my daily routine- wake up at 9am, planner/journal, morning routine- grandfather not bed at midnight-1am and begin with my night routine. 
    I hope I can stick to all these plans and also write posts about some of them! Tell me what you’d like to see! Do you have monthly goals? What are they? Comment below! 

    May Goals and Intentions

    May Goals and Intentions

    A lot in April was distracting away from my blog plans and productivity. But I’ll tell you the truth- it was my fault! It cane so suddenly and I didn’t plan for the month really at all ahead of time. Things all happened so fast and while I enjoyed it, it was a plain relax month. So I’m sorry that I dropped the ball again but I had a great time. 

    April Intentions Recap

    A) Blog every M/W/F/Sun. Post regularly to social media, write up and send newsletter and include links and VA information
    • I did not get to do this. We had an unexpected (good) visit with a friend and I was quite busy. While we did do a lot of fun things I didn’t document as much as I would have liked. I still have a plan in place for blogging on a weekly basis but I wish I had done better. 
    B) Overhaul VA page and do one trial run for testimonial with new packages 
    -design package graphics and set up terms/information 
    • I also wasn’t able to do this however, I have set up a trade to start some VA services in exchange for a website setup. So I’m excited to say that will be starting soon! 
    C) Read another book, finish Miracle Morning and write review this month.
    • Yeah I didn’t do this one either much. I wanted to read more in my spare time but I haven’t came around to it yet. 

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    Goals for April (done)

     I re evaluated my goals for the blog and VA biz. / I made a plan and worked out a way to trade data entry in exchange for a VA website. / I spent time and made lovely memories with my husband and his friend from KS. / I got a new computer and set it all up. / I signed up for stock photo service each month so I have more variety for my posts pictures. /  We got taxes done and then had to make an appt to amend them. / I managed to keep the house very clean in the last month./ 

    Now onto goals for May:

    May:

    The month has already started but I want to keep it going in a positive direction by getting as many goals and intentions done as possible. 

    Goals

    1. Blog regularly on a schedule maybe only T/Th/Sa 
    2. Editorial Calendar for rest of month (include hrs for data entry/website setup)
    3. Read 1+ book, audible book this month
    4. Write a few notes to friends-new notecards
    5. Keep house clean weekly-laundry, tidy, dishes, organize, clean windows, vacuum etc
    6. Practice Brush Lettering with new paper
    7. Communicate better with husband, be more patient, more openly loving
    8. Meditate Daily
    9. Keep strict routines (morning and night) up at 9am bed by midnight 
    10. No social on Sundays

    Intentions:

    A) Data Entry Resources WordPress:
    – do as many as possible- 20+ , check in with admin and keep track as they get finished
    B) Virtual Assisting: 
    -welcome page note BLM, new members for SSS weekly on sundays, Tailwind for SSI. New topics for discussions in SSS. 
    C) Read Daring Greatly for SSS book club, answer questions and blog post about it.

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