12 days of Xmas 2018: Day 11 – My 2018 resolutions revisited! โœจ

Hi elf-ryone! ๐Ÿ’š Today just so happens to be the 11th day of 12 days of Xmas and I am taking a trip down memory lane revisiting my goals for 2018 (which you can find HERE). It feels so strange looking back on them and I can remember sitting in the same seat as I am now coming up with them and not knowing how they would go. It’s safe to say that 2018 was a good one for me but with that said I’ll admit there’s more that I can’t remember than I can ๐Ÿ˜‚

Blogging Goals

Take more blogging breaks

I think I took 2 blogging breaks which isn’t that bad considering I didn’t think I could bring myself to take any ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿ˜‚

Know when to step back from things that bring stress

Sometimes I haven’t and I had to learn the hard way that I should have listened to gut feelings but a few times I did. A lot of the time I’ve realized that some stress is good in keeping me going and the end result is worth it, it’s all very tricky! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Do more reviews!

I did a lot of book and product reviews so this one went well! I also learned that I don’t have to do a review on everything and am way down that route now so if I were to change my mind there would be a LOT to catch up on ๐Ÿ˜‚

Life Goals:

Live life as close to the full as I can + make a bucketload of memories

I’m going to revisit these two together and say that so many things happened in my life and with my blog this year! I went to a lot of concerts that were out of my comfort zone and although I haven’t conquered the fear of them and being socially anxious there I didn’t say no to things as much as I have beforehand out of fear which is amazing!

Blogwise I got the opportunity to write two posts for a shopping centre called Bridgewater and also attended my first ever bloggers event!

Live in the here and now

I often find this hard to do but I mostly walked away from situations feeling like I had made the most that I could have out of them given how I was feeling inside. I put myself down a lot less about this than I used to and in turn have kind of built myself up to not be so nervous knowing how I’ll feel when in certain places and what I can expect of myself.

I’ve realised that the moments I try so hard to live in are looked at that way (higher than my other moments) because I see them as an escape so maybe if I try to stop thinking of the moment as an escape and in turn place more unnecessary pressure on them than maybe I might live in the them more through treating them normal and like any other moment. I’ve gotta treat it like: It’s a moment and I’m in in it, therefore I’m living in it no more or less (like seriously, lightbulb! ๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ˜‚).

Read like the wind!

I read 33 books in 2018 ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Not too shabby me thinks! ๐Ÿ˜‚ I was hoping to read a lot more than that but overall I’m pleased with the amount.

Thank you for reading! ๐Ÿ˜‰ You can find the rest of the 12 days of Xmas posts so far HERE! ๐ŸŽ„ I don’t know if I’ll make new years resolutions for 2019 ๐Ÿค” I might do so privately and see how they go. Did you have any new years resolutions? I hope they went well for you! Take care and have a lovely day ๐Ÿ’š

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  1. Love this post ๐Ÿ’• Great goals and Iโ€™m happy you achieved them. I only read a few books this year but hopefully next year I will read a lot more. I also think itโ€™s important to live in the moment. Itโ€™s difficult sometimes because I get anxious about the future and think of the past but when you really are in the moment you mostly feel more calm. Worrying only makes things worse. Iโ€™m proud of how far you have come ๐Ÿ’ช I wish you a happy new year already ๐ŸŒ  May all your dreams come true

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    1. Thank you so much!! That is very true about living in the moment, my family seem to think that I worry about the future because of my health and what I can’t do but I’m more held up on the past so I definitely want to change that and focus on the present. Aww thank you lovely, happy new year to you too, I hope it’s a good one for you โค๏ธxx

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  2. Looks like you did really well this year!!! Omg 33 books? Wow I haven’t even read a third of that lol ๐Ÿ˜›
    I hope 2019 will be an even better year for you!!!!! Are you making resolutions on your blog for 2019?
    Merry Christmas!!!!

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    1. Thank you so much!! ๐Ÿ˜„ I don’t think I will be making new years resolutions on my blog as I can’t seem to think of what to write underneath the few I have chosen ๐Ÿ˜‚ Merry Christmas to you too!! Hope you have a wonderful day ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ’š


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