Goals For 2016

01.20.2016

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DSC_3541My goals for 2016 are… (let me get back to this)

I could sit here and write that I want to better myself in a specific way, but it would be meaningless. My life as it is right now… is pretty great. It’s weird to admit that at times because it sounds arrogant, but I have to admit that life is genuinely good and I’m happy. However, it also took years of analyzing and nit picking and changing routines to get to this point.

My first step in getting to my happy life was simplifying it, which meant trying to live a zero waste lifestyle. After that, the rest was laid out pretty easily. Running errands is easier, sleeping is easier, and waking up is easier. I don’t buy packaged foods anymore so I know I’m not putting certain chemicals into my body anymore. (I know that there is a chance that the bulk foods will also have chemicals, but not the same ones for sure.)

I tend to eat a lot of greens and I stopped eating meat five years ago. I just run around the bulk foods section, grab some vegetables and fruit and I’m done. Even buying soap, laundry detergent, lotion and my other bath and body care are a quick stop at the grocery store- and it’s just one store I go to too.

I think this year is a year of just pushing my blog to further investigate who I am and what I want to report/talk about. I’m a very private person so this is all very new to me. I started living a zero waste life almost 6 years ago and many people had asked me to document it or vlog it on my YouTube channel, only now am I comfortable enough to do so.

The word ‘goals’ sounds too standard. It sounds like you’re going to achieve the goal and then it’s over, it’s done, nada mas. So maybe they should just be changes, changes that will echo even after you reach a certain point. Changes that just become a part of you- they become you.

So my changes for 2016, is to push my blog, vlog more, continue to be healthy and happy but overall- continue to be a better version of ME. The ME version consists of being a sister, daughter, friend, designer, citizen… just BE BETTER.

What are your changes you plan to make this year?

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2 thoughts on “Goals For 2016

  1. Thank You Sean! When I was writing this I was reminded of your vision board, from years ago, but I remember you had one and I never made one. Writing goals and changes down really makes the writer more accountable for their actions. Yes, goals will always change and evolve- as will I.

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  2. Hey Bibi,

    I live the blog, specifically this one. I know a lot of people who’ve had trouble accomplishing their mainly because they failed to write it down and make it tangible. To me, when I wrote down my goals, it seemed to breathe life into them. They were no longer just a thought, wish, or idea in my head;They became something achievable. Also, I agree with you regarding not allowing your goals to become finite. Some goals, like maintaining a healthy diet and exercise, can be a life long goal. It’s great to see your living your goals and you’re doing it in style 🙂

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