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February 2017 | Goals & Emotional Progress

This is a transparent monthly reflection where I take the time to look back, view my progress and make adjustments.

Monthly Project: Begin designing my author website.

I can't share a whole lot about this YET. Stay tuned for details...

Health → Exercise 3 days/week, drink 65oz. water/day


Exercise checked off: Yes → I exercised 13/12 days. (I began doing yoga and have no regrets.)

Water checked off: Yes → I drank 65 oz. of water 21/28 days.

Relationships → Reach out to one new person a week

How many people I reached out to or met: 5 (booyah baby)

Did I ask them a deep/personal question? Yes and no.

Did I record my encounters? Yes and no.

Finances → Grow to $7k/month

February income: $40

Career → Prep book for publication

I better defined the characters of The Messy Months: Yes

I wrote out the TMM outline: Yes/No --> Incomplete

I began the visual TMM outline: Yes

I edited a full draft: No, but I DID do a loooot of research to prepare for a full on story reconstruction.

Personal/Spiritual Development → Earn my Bachelor's degree

I completed my college Algebra class: Yes

I passed my college Algebra class: YES

I began Intro to Biology class: Yessss


Play/Recreation → Write 500+ words/day

I wrote this month: Yes

How many days this month I wrote: 15/28 (54%)


Service → Post on my blog (at least) once a month.

I posted this month on Self Known: Yes!

Link to post: www.selfknownblog.com/the-shadow-dwellers


This month’s notes:

Lows

  • More emotional rollercoasters. I discovered a lot about myself this month, like how much value I put in the opinions of others, how hard I try to please them and how much it hurts to do so. I'm currently in the process of rewiring this mindset. I want to get to the point where I am consistently aware I am enough. It's been rocky. I've slipped a few times. But that's okay. I don't have to be perfect.

Highs

  • This month I discovered a show called Miraculous Ladybug and I have no regrets. I'm obsessed and CAN'T WAIT FOR SEASON TWO. If you have Netflix, I highly recommend you check it out. Be careful, you may will get addicted. <3_<3
  • I completed my Algebra class, passed and began Biology. At first I was panicking because I'm not exactly "science brained", but I noticed with LOTS of repetition and a tweak in my note taking style, I CAN understand. (Another fear conquered.)
  • I went out to lunch with an old BFF and oh my word was it crazy. I drove myself there and discovered how not alone I am in this world. Such a blessing. <3

How was your February, friend?

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