Hello February A Month at a Glance

Ready for a little real-talk my friends? As much as I love goals posts, I have to admit that more times than not they are just discouraging.  I mean, I list out the things that I want to accomplish and month after month, things don’t get quite finished.  If it happened once in a while that would be a different story, but last year I just spent the first day of each month discouraged instead of delighted.  Finally this month, I looked at my list and saw it checked off, or at least in progress.  What a relief!! And so the thing I learned this month is that goal setting isn’t about the things you’re saying, it’s how realistic the goals are!  Reasonably, I’m not going to accomplish a three-month-long process in one month! So take heart friends, this goal-setting process is just that – a process!

Anywho let’s head right into the month at a glance:

february’s happenings

  • After a whirlwind of January’s travels, I’m excited to get my feet back on the ground and into a better routine.  This month will be a month of putting my head down and getting work done!
  • It’s our last month of ski season (most likely) and I am already craving better weather so that I can be outside more.  Anyone else with me?
  • This month’s TuesdaysTogether meet-up is February 7, because the second week of the month is Valentine’s day… I’m excited to chat through email marketing strategy with friends at the meet-up!
  • Also, let it go on the record that to fill up a little extra space in this post, I was going to add to the list what we’re doing for Valentine’s Day – but I had to ask Morgan first, and we have no idea.  LOL #keepingitreal

 

business goals & dreams

  • Send out a newsletter weekly
  • Blog about shooting in manual mode & send out a freebie, too!
  • Get ready & prep for tax season
  • Design the education page on my site (Finally!!)
  • DreamingFinish creating a new gift strategy for my couples!

 

personal goals & dreams

  • Finish painting our headboard
  • Cook more often and try two new recipes
  • Find the balance of Instagram Stories – how vulnerable to be, but also how private to be – and let it not becoming consuming
  • Post more #IKnowYouCareWhatWereEating posts!!
  • Dreaming: Paint our bedroom

 

Rifle Paper Co Calendars | Hello February | Monthly Goals + Dreams | Lauren R Swann Photography, LLC

Posted:

February 2, 2017

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