oh, new years.

Posted: December 31, 2009 in maraluce
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so, all over the web i’ve seen people reflecting on the previous year & expressing their hopes for the next. i thought it was actually a very good idea.

2009 wasn’t a fantastic year for me. there were some very good things, but the bad things far outweighed it. i had the grandest of ideas & plans, but ended up spending most of the year running in the same place, not really achieving anything. & of course i wasn’t in school or anything before september, which was a whole world of bad. i did learn a lot in the last year though, mostly things i shouldn’t do. that’s how i know 2010 will be amazing.

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get back in shape &, more importantly, stay that way
get my own domain & website (as much as i love wordpress, it is pretty limited)
make 70+ new things to sell
have at least one (semi-)professional photoshoot for my clothing
invest more in my little clothing business & turn it into a real, registered one
write 364000+ words of fiction
write 52+ blog posts, excluding things i’ve made, tilt & ff
read 78+ books
get back into art & make 20+ drawings/paintings/mixed media things
learn a new craft
completely master photoshop
get a driver’s license
learn to save & put 600 euros i earned myself in my savings account
find another way to earn money
learn to speed-read

those aren’t all of my goals for next year, just all i feel comfortable posting on the internet. & i will probably add more/tweak some throughout the rest of the year. have you noticed how very measurable all of them are? yes, even the first; when my old pants comfortably fit me again & i can run up our stairs without gasping for air & nearly dropping dead on a neighbor’s doorstep (i live on the third floor), i’ve reached that goal. goals are a lot more real & reachable if they’re measurable.

aside from those goals i would also like to get rid of old, bad habits, like procrastinating & avoiding things, & develop new habits, like generally being organized & doing promotion work daily.

ooooooooh, i’m so excited for the new year! & for this one to end. now the only way to go is up.
a very happy new year to all of you! thank you so much for still reading my blog! i love you! good luck with your own goals! & if/when you get thwarted in the reaching of those goals, stick to them anyway. i’ll do the same.

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Comments
  1. Wow, now that is some SERIOUS ambition! Amazing!

    Happy New Year Maraluce, and may 2010 bring you ALL of these goals and many more! 🙂

    • maraleopard says:

      i know, it’s crazy :p but i really want to achieve things this year.

      thank you :] i hope you get everything you want to get out of this year too!

  2. Katie says:

    Those look like good and ACHIEVABLE resolutions! I’m sure you’re more then capable I hope you have the most fabulous 2010 ever xxx

  3. […] you’ve been following my blog for a while, you might remember that one of my goals for this year was to read at least 78 books. so far i’ve read […]

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