It’s the middle of summer and I’ve already traveled a lot this year. I love exploring new places but I’m so ready to buckle down, save some money, and implement a no spend month. I’ve got a lot of expenses to take into account with having a dog, house, car payment, being a small business owner (omg TAXES)… I also want to focus more on my financial goals and build a nice cushion with the big 3-0 approaching next year.
I was going to call this “Why I don’t shop as much anymore” but then what is much? Over the years I’ve become very intentional with what I buy. I think about every purchase and rarely spontaneously buy something these days. There are several factors that go into it:
Last weekend I finally made good use of the piled up magazines in my office and started my 2019 vision board. The idea is to rip out anything that speaks…
It’s been a HOT minute since I’ve written a blog post. Many (!) personal reasons went into why I stopped but essentially: It became a chore I wasn’t looking forward to doing. The pressure I put on myself to succeed as a “blogger” in a world full of “influencer saturation” was getting to me and I realized, I didn’t want to be a “blogger”.
While I have many goals that I want to accomplish, my number one goal is to take time to refocus. We’re well into 2018 and I want to take some time to look at my year’s goals and see how I can adjust my strategy for the remaining months. So often I get caught up in the daily grind that it takes away from what’s actually important to me.
Whether you’re working for yourself or trying to make that side hustle a full time hustle, being surrounded by positivity and motivating stories is key. Enter my addiction to creative podcasts. Listening to people’s stories and learning about their fails and success has opened my mind and given me countless tips on how to improve myself and my business.