How I’m Approaching Goal Setting this Year

“Just because you can set multiple goals, doesn’t mean you should.” – Kalyn Brooke In years past, I would spend the last 4 months of the year planning to choose a word and/or setting lofty goals for the new year.  I love the idea (and bought!) of a brand new planner with crisp pages, colored pens, and highlighters, stickers, supplies…ok you get the idea. I wanted to get all of my plans down on paper and hustle to achieve them. January 1st was going to be the day I finally got it all together. A new start. Can you guess how that went?  After the first missed day of my newly purchased cleaning schedule or the first time I skipped a new routine because I was just too out of spoons, I gave up. I crumbled under the weight of my own expectations. It took me a while to figure out…

B+ Goals May 2016

I think it’s kind of appropriate that it’s Mental Health Awareness month and I’ve decided to hop back into the writing fray. Writing – not blogging – a distinction I’ll make in another post soon, but I digress. Y’all, I’m a hot mess. Depression saps all motivation that I have some days and the other days I’m so focused on doing everything for everyone else (something I’m working on). It’s…well, it’s a mess. As I said. 😉 Anyway, I’ve been wanting to participate in this B+ Goals thing for awhile. Have you read Sarah R. Bagley’s blog? Y’all I want to be her when I grow up. (And she’s younger than me! So frustrating…kidding!) She has this philosophy that as a recovering perfectionist “done is better than perfect”. Some days – ok most days – I need that reminder. Each month she sets a list of goals that are considered…