November Goals.

When I write down my goals in multiple places,
I tend to stick to them better!
Do you create monthly goals for yourself?
If so, do you achieve them?

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Here are my goals for the month of November that I am going to achieve!

1. Writing – 10 minutes a day

I started doing a thing for the month of October. I challenged myself to write for ten minutes a day, uninterrupted. This meant no distractions and no stopping. It was just myself, my notebook and my fine tip Sharpie pen. During the month, I have written some great one page entries, sometimes a little shorter or sometimes a little longer. Most of the entries have transformed into posts for this blog. I loved having creative juices running through me and therefore making my post writing a whole lot easier.

I am definitely going to continue with this writing piece goal and see where it takes me. maybe some days I will want to write for more than ten minutes a day. I also hope to transform more and more of these entries into blog posts!

2. No spend November

I did really well with this goal during October. Even though I didn’t track myself per-say, I can admit that I did not buy any unnecessary items. I did however book a trip to Texas during WestJet’s seat sale, random but needed (but not planned at the beginning of the month).

I am hoping to do as well in November with no spending. This month I will track myself and really see how good I do!

3. Cook supper twice a week

As many of my followers know, I live with my parents right now with my 16 month old son. It is going great, except that I actually miss cooking supper every night. I have always cooked supper since leaving for university in 2009 and it seems odd (but totally great) for every meal to be cooked for us. I am hoping that I can come up with a “meal plan” schedule with my parents and incorporate myself in there for two nights a week!

4. Finally, read two books

I challenged myself to read two books in October, one self help, one novel. I read the self help but not the novel. I am still calling this a win because I haven’t finished an entire “adult” book in over two years!

This month, I already have two novels picked out and I am hoping to finish them by November 30! First I will be reading Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel. The librarian at work recommended this one so I am excited to start! The next novel will be the first Harry Potter. I haven’t read any of them, can you believe it?!?


So there you go. Four goals achievable goals. One month. Who wants to join me on one or all of my goals?!

Bex.

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