Happy New Year my honeys!! I hope you all had an amazing celebration full of fizz and fireworks. Today I am back with yet again another belated post and last year I uploaded a new year’s resolutions post and I cringe at how shit my content used to be, but if you want to laugh at me a little, then it is linked here. So many people I talk to say how negative resolutions are and that they’re not worth making because if you want to make changes then why wait until the first of Jan? But I am someone who loves the start of the week, so when the new year comes along I freaking love it.
My resolutions for 2018 were to beat depression, work on my body, focus on my blog and be more fearless and to be honest, I am so proud of how much I have achieved last year. I am usually the one to laugh and be sarcastic about my lack of self-esteem but I am actually going to give myself a pat on the back for 2018. I managed to get myself my dream job in social media as well as passing my driving test. And as for my blog, I am so so fucking happy with how much my blog has grown this year, my photography has improved significantly and I can now say I have gained some amazing friends because of it – your constant love and support never goes unnoticed so thank you, I love each and every one of you tonnes.
Create the dreamiest insta
2018 was the year I started working on my Instagram properly and 95 posts later I am so proud of how it is looking so far. However, I still haven’t really found my niche or theme so that’s definitely something I want to work on this year which goes hand in hand with my blog too – in terms of numbers it would be nice to reach 600 on my Instagram and 600 on my blog. I know they all say to not fixate on the numbers but let’s be honest, everyone has an ideal number of followers in mind.
Drink less alcohol
So I was thinking of just saying ‘eat healthier’ but yes even though I probably need to exercise more and eat more veggies, my relationship with alcohol is a much bigger problem. It’s quite a ‘normal thing’ to grab a large glass of wine after a long stressful day but when you’re dealing with depression the long stressful days become quite frequent. Yes, it takes the edge off temporarily but it isn’t helping my mind at all nor does it work well with my antidepressants. So it is time to start looking after myself more! If you want a full post about my relationship with alcohol then let me know in the comments below.
Say no more
A few years back if you asked me about my resolutions then I would’ve said I wanted to say yes to more things. But now I have maybe said yes a little too much just to please others so 2019 will be the year I become more selfish, well selfish without being a total bitch. But I have yes to so many days out and parties last year, just to please everyone else and I end up having the worst time so it is about time I put myself first.
Have a routine
As much as I love change, I would like a much more organized and settled year. Now I have the job and the car I am starting to feel like I have my shit together and 2018 taught me a lot about awful bosses, unhealthy relationships and that I actually can achieve my goals. This year will hopefully be the year that I settle down with a partner, save money and maybe even get a promotion at work.
Find time for appointments
I am always the one to nag my friends about booking and attending doctors appointments yet when it comes to me I am a bloody nightmare for actually booking up appointments when I need them, whether it’s for the doctors, opticians or beauty appointments. I always moan about needing my hair cut when really I probably could find the time I just prioritize other unimportant things. This also goes hand in hand with therapy – my doctor recommends therapy but I always say oh I don’t have the time in the week because of work but really my mental health should be my top priority, not my job. This year I will get my shit together haha!
Thank you so much for reading as always. My mood has been so so up and down recently and I have been fixating on the number of followers and likes and how much it varies. But when I receive your lovely comments it makes it all worthwhile so thank you so much. Have a fab week angels.
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