This morning I was motivated “to try a little harder” when a friend of mine posted on Instagram, studying for her Masters with her baby asleep beside her. Not trying to compete with anyone, but I know that I can be doing a little more. I was pretty proud of myself yesterday when I finally weeded out my garden, so that I can plant some starters. It felt good to accomplish something that has been on my mind for a while. Now it is done and I can move on to the next tasks, get some dirt. Once I get my dirt and spread it, I can buy some vegetable starters and plant them. I can take care of my garden until it is ready to harvest and then enjoy what I have grown and took care of myself. This reminded me of other goals I have had, many the same ones over the years, ready to tackle. I started to write out everything I would like to do and accomplish in life. Why not just focus on these things? Why waste time of the things that do not matter? What would it be like to be focused on my goals, doing the right actions that will give me the results I desire? I became excited! Here is what I have so far, a few of the recent ones I have accomplished to get me started!
Life Goals: Bucket Graph- Use these for future goals to work towards (highlight when completed.)
|Get Braces||Complete a half marathon||Go to New Zealand and backpack||Own a Jeep||Have a home||Go Vegetarian for a year|
|Have $10k+ Saved||Pay off BECU||Pay off Jeep||Pay off Student Loans||Lose 15lbs and weigh <135||Live by the water|
|Go to San Diego||Go to Hawaii as an adult||Go to New York||Go to Arizona||Go to Italy||Go to Switzerland|
|Go to Paris||Adopt a shelter dog||Become a mom||Marry Drew||Have a million saved for retirement||Own a sports car|
|Drive 101 to Mexico||Have a side gig||See a concert at Red Rock||Seahawks Season tickets||Take cooking classes||Have a beautiful backyard and garden|
|Give nephews at least $1k each||Hike Mt. Rainier trail||Hike Mailbox||Take Drew to San Francisco||Go to Napa|
|Go to New Orleans||Take the whole top off the Jeep and get softie||Speak Spanish Fluently||Powell’s Bookstore in Portland||Go to Banff||Own an Airstream|
|Take an Alaskan Cruise||Go to Nashville||Go to Oktoberfest in Germany||Have a spa weekend at a retreat||Go Cell phone/web free for a full weekend||Go sober for 1 month|
|Eat at Canlis in Seattle||Do not buy new clothes for 1 year challenge||30 Day Yoga Challenge||Drive across country||Go to Amsterdam||Go to Spain|
|Do a half marathon in another state||Make a clay pot or cup||Do a hiking backpack trip in the Enchantments||Write a book||Take a makeup lesson||Have a wine cellar|
|Make cheese||Drive through the Olympics||Leave a 100% tip for a server||Have dinner on top of Crystal after hiking||Read 52 books in one year||Hike 52 hikes in 1 year|
|Take a photo a day for 1 year||Go Vegan for a month||Try a float tank place||Have 100+ followers on my blog|
I would like to spend my time working towards these things. Not all who wander are lost, but having a goal in mind is a good way to get there!