Everyone’s writing their resolutions or have set plans for this year. One of my friends asked me what my resolutions were for this year, I didn’t even know how to answer. I figured my year would be like any year. Try and travel, try and go on more adventures, try something new. I realized, I’m a trier but rarely a do-er.
I want to save up but never do. I want to travel but never plan a trip. I want to go on adventures but find myself watching Netflix or reading. This year, I want it to be different.
I want to be financially responsible while paying off debt, I still want to manage having some fun. It’s going to take work and a lot of self-control. I will have to figure out what to give up on…maybe Starbucks…who am I kidding? It’ll probably be giving up buying clothes, lipstick and shoes. I need my Starbucks.
This year, I want to invest in myself, my mental health by taking breaks. Seeing the world and not let debt take over my life. I want to be so refreshed so that next year I’m ready to tackle the biggest but most exciting event of my life.
I have a four month plan to pay off a certain amount of debt but also save up for a trip to Nicaragua. I hope that sharing this with you, it makes me accountable, plus it would be kickass to write about it in the near future.
I will begin fully studying for the LSAT. I will save up to volunteer abroad. I just want to build a life, I’m proud of. All these things on my bucket list and I haven’t managed to cross any off in awhile because I’ve been so scared of fully committing.
I guess I’ll keep you updated. And if any of you have any financial or tips on how to conquer this, please leave me a comment!
2 thoughts on “2017: The year of doing ”
I did a lot of spontaneous things in 2016. Some of it felt awesome, some if hurt, like making a lump sum payment to one of your debt .Its one of the reasons I’m foregoing detailed resolutions this year. I tend to make plans and rarely follow through. Even something simple like my blog. So I like the theme, the ‘year of doing”.
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Thanks. I’m trying to just do rather than plan. It’s rough but I think we can manage!