Goals for the New Year

Living for Tomorrow


Happy New Year’s! I hope you got to bring in 2016 with the people you love. My New Year’s was spent in San Antonio with my sweet boyfriend and his wonderful family. His parents were generous and surprised me with a trip to come see him for a few weeks and to spend the holiday together! By now I’m pretty sure you’ve figured out that this girl gets spoiled a lot!

Today I really wanted to talk about my hopes and goals for this year. Every year it seems I have the same generic resolutions for myself- lose weight, eat better, exercise, be more positive. Those aren’t goals, they’re lifestyle changes. I’d like to make some real goals for myself that are actually attainable and suitable for my long-term lifestyle.

Let’s start with this blog! I’d love, love, love to make money off of it in 2016. Even if it’s only a hundred dollars, just something to show for all of my work. I realize it takes years to build a blog big enough to make money off of, but a little appreciation here and there keeps you going! On top of that, I’d like to reach 5000 followers and also grow my Instagram account.

Another goal of mine is to become a regular contributor for a fashion and lifestyle website with a much bigger following than mine. Writing for other blogs or websites really gives you exposure to people who might not otherwise know you’re there. Who doesn’t want more exposure?

Finally, I’d like to develop more confidence in my abilities as a professional. Entering into the workforce is scary and takes a lot of work. The amount of rejections I’ve gotten has really worn down my self-esteem over time. However, my motivation has only gotten stronger! Confidence takes a lifetime to build but only a few simple words to destroy. This year, I want to make mine stronger than ever.

Leave me a comment with a few of your goals this year!

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18 Responses to Goals for the New Year

  1. Modelicios says:

    Happy New Year to you! Love your goals. Best of luck to us and happy blogging:-)

  2. Happy new yearπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

  3. ashleyontherun says:

    Great goals! One of mine is to begin posting regularly and splurge on a real camera to help with it. I definitely have some learning to do, but consistency is key as well!

    Good luck to you! Keep up the good work.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Happy New Year! Great goals!

  5. These are great goals! I’m sure you will have no problem reaching them.

  6. One of my goals is to also build my blog and earn some profit as well contribute to larger blogs/websites/publications! We’ve got this!! Happy new year! xx

  7. hehresman says:

    You are such a great writer! Happy New Years and I cant wait to read more from you this year πŸ™‚

  8. missmanuella says:

    Happy new years 2016.πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸ’πŸ˜˜

  9. terisudberry says:

    Tangible goals! You can do eet! πŸ˜„ Happy New Year!

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