Wednesday, 19 July 2017

21 things at 21- part 1

Hello everyone,

I hope you are well. So if you follow me on my twitter you will know that yesterday I hit the huge milestone of turing 21. I know it might be hard to believe.
Anyways, it got me thinking, I remember when a family member turned 50 and they created  a '50 at 50 list' (not sure whether they invented it but either way I thought it was a super cool idea, so I decided to give it a go.

I realised that this post might go on until next year, so I have decided to split it into two parts.

Here is part 1 to '21 things at 21'

  1. Say yes to more things - I seemed to have fallen into a bit of a bubble where I was scared of saying 'yes' to things such as going out to places with people I hadn't really met before/trying new things. What I mean by this is that recently my friend also turned 21 and I was invited to a weekend away and I didn't really know any of her friends that well. But I am extremely glad I did it, even if I was awkward as hell! I want to push my boundaries and do things out of my comfort zone this year and I hope you will join me.
  2. Walk daily - If you know me you are probably thinking... this is never going to happen and although I might not be able to walk daily (although I will try) I really want to start exercising more and just walking ad seeing where I end up. I  am one of those people who is a bit of an introvert, however it is important to be more adventurous and just walk where my feet take me.
  3. Be more positive - Something which I perhaps haven't been as much of recently. Positive mind = positive life.
  4. SAVE More! - Like most people I have  problem with shopping. I mean it cold be worse I could be addicted to other things however this isn't good for my bank balance. Therefore I am putting a spending ban on myself (except for birthdays, christmas etc) in a bid to save more money.
  5. Learn something new every month - Even if I don't carry it on to the next month or isn't something life changing I want to learn a new skill. So hopefully by this time next year I will have 12 new things to talk about.
  6. Cut down on the snacks - I know I'm 'petite enough' but I seriously need to stop on the snacking, and although I have already started I still feel like I am slipping back into old habits. 
  7. Improve my diet - Linking into point 6, I would also like to improve on my diet. I know I don't really need to I just want to start eating healthier for myself.
  8. Stop buying junk! - Linking into point 4, I have a habit of just spending money on pointless things that I could 100% live without. I mean the amount of things I have brought that just sit in my room collecting dust! I could open my own shop!
  9. Spend more time with family - Family is so important to me and as we all now live in different places it is very hard to ensure I am spending equal amounts of time with everyone and although I already see my family all the time, its never  for long enough I am either to tired from the journey home that I just go straight to be or ill be at home and they won't be.
  10. Explore different aspects of blogging - I would consider my blog to be based mostly around 'fashion' however I want to start blogging more about lifestyle and things that are just on my mind. I want to make my blog more positive and helpful for my readers to enjoy. Please recommend content that you would like to see more of.
  11. Give my blog some TLC - I have started to call my blog the 'flop blog' because I don't seem to be doing anything with it anymore. Yes I know in June I think I blogged about 2 or 3 times but I would really like to have a better routine for blogging. It is so hard balancing a full time job with a blog so any suggestions on how to balance them both would be great. I have said this in millions of other posts, so some motivation to ensure that I stick to it this time would be appreciated.
  12. Go to a blog meet up - In the 2 or 3 years that I have been blogging I have never once been to a blogging event/meet up. I have been invited but have always made excuses not go to. I would really like to become more involved in the blogging world (Note to self: Point 1)
  13. Learn more about photoshop/photography - I have never really gone to classes or had a lesson in photography or using photoshop and as a person who loves the beauty behind photography I would love to learn more.
What do you want to try/do this year?

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