My 10 New Years Resolutions for 2019

Happy new year! I hope you’ve all had a lovely start to 2019, and that you have lots to look forward to this year.

2018 turned out to be a pretty productive year for me. I set 10 goals at the start of last year, and although I was inwardly quite skeptical that I’d achieve any of them, when I reviewed them at the end of the year, I had 9 out of 10 of them ticked off.

In 12 months, I managed to: write 50,000 words of a story that’s been stuck in my head for months; became a more confident guitar player by playing every day; improved my Italian reading comprehension; got my teeth straightened up by wearing retainers every day, wrote 3 small programs in coding languages and frameworks that I wasn’t previously familiar with; travelled to 6 places outside of the UK; saved up £5000.

This year I’m going to do the same thing and set myself another list of 10 goals for 2019.

My goals for 2019 are to:

♢ Finish my next writing project

♢ Write 52 blog posts

♢ Be able to sing and play guitar at the same time

♢ Save up at least £7000 over the year

♢ Read at least 12 books

♢ Learn another programming language or framework and update my portfolio

♢ To keep my room free of clutter

♢ Travel to 4 places I’ve not been to before

♢ Cook more & try more recipes

♢ Improve my Italian speaking and writing skills

My number one aim is to not pressure myself. If I come out of the end of next year without having achieved any of these, I don’t want to get myself down over it. You never know what the coming year will bring, so most of all, I want to focus on living my life and doing what makes me happy: and if that happens to include a list of achievements, then all the better!

Those are my new years resolutions for 2019! What are you hoping to do this year?

Photo in post by Thought Catalog, and feature image photo by Jeremy Dorrough on Unsplash
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