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My Summer Goals

April has been my favourite month of the year so far – the days are getting longer, I got to catch up with friends and it feels like the wedding really is just around the corner now with less than a year to go.

Last month my main goal was to cut out chocolate, I lasted 10 days then caved after becoming welcomed home from a long day at work with a pack of mini eggs. I’ve been looking back over the goals that I keep setting myself each month and to be honest I’m not doing very well… I really don’t believe in setting goals that aren’t attainable, so with that in mind I’ve decided instead of setting goals for every single month I’m going to do it by season instead.

SUMMER GOALS

Take more outfit pictures 

I’m pretty proud that I’ve plunked up the courage to start sharing more outfit pictures. Over the past few months I’ve had a bit of a change in heart, I’m becoming less and less bothered about what people think of me which is really helping me step out of my comfort zone. I remember hearing the quote ‘Lions never loose sleep over the opinions of sheep’ and I try to remember that any time I have doubt about doing something, just because I think people might judge me for it. I’m heading to Barcelona in less than 2 weeks and I’m hoping to take a far few outfit shots while I’m there – all credit to my other half, he’s a good’un! 

Film my first YouTube video/ vlog

This is something I’ve wanted to do for years! For the aforementioned reasons I finally feel like I’m at a place where I could possibly do it. I’m going to start by vlogging my trip to Barcelona and then just see where that takes me. I know when I’m older it will be one of those things that I kick myself for not doing.

Learn how to use photoshop more

I know the basics of photoshop, but I would love to know how to do more detailed and specific things. I have a book which has been collecting dust for nearly a year now so it’s definitely about time I made a start.

Try Yoga

Yoga is something I used to enjoy, I did Yoga With Adriene’s 30 day challenge and loved it but I haven’t practised it in a while now, I just can’t bring myself to start again! Luckily I’ve just discovered that my local gym has a class every Monday so fingers crossed I’ll be able to get a space and it will help me get back into it.

SHOP THE OUTFIT/ SIMILAR OPTIONS

Bag – Dune
Dress – Dorothy Perkins

Trainers – Vans
Watch – Timex

How do you feel about monthly goals, do you set yourself goals each month?

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21 Comments

    Kristy

    April 26, 2017Reply

    These are great goals, starting YouTube is something I can't make my mind up about. On one hand I really want to but on the other hand I'm so scared I just chicken out haha. I love yoga but I haven't practiced it in forever too. Taking more outfit shots is something I want to do too. Kristy | http://www.thevioletblonde.com

      Jodie Moores

      April 26, 2017Reply

      Ahh I've been the same for years Kristy, but I guess you can't knock something until you've tried it can you! x

    Vicki Reckless

    April 26, 2017Reply

    These are awesome goals girl, and I love your outfit, such a pretty picture xoVicki | http://www.therecklesslifestyle.blogspot.co.uk

      Jodie Moores

      April 26, 2017Reply

      Thank you so much Vicki, always a little out of my comfort zone with outfit pictures so I'm really pleased you like them!

    Lauren Victoria

    April 26, 2017Reply

    That outfit photo is so cute and I love the dress! Your goals sound great. I prefer to make seasonal goals rather than monthly goals too haha. I can't wait to see your vlogs:)xxLauren | itslaurenvictoria.blogspot.co.uk

      Jodie Moores

      April 26, 2017Reply

      Aw thank you Laura, there was honestly around 60 and this was the only one I ended up thinking was ok haha, glad you like it! It makes more sense, I feel like I always challenge myself too much when I set monthly goals, they pass by too quick!

    Stacey White

    April 26, 2017Reply

    Okay, I'm pretty sure you entered my head in my sleep and put it into a post! Well at least for the first 3 things! I swear this is exactly how I feel and just want to do it now ahah I watch YouTube videos on photoshop non stop to improve at the moment 🙊

      Jodie Moores

      April 26, 2017Reply

      Ahh no way haha! That's such a good idea, I always learn things better through video format so I don't know why I haven't done it! You should definitely start a YT, or even just film a video and see where that takes you! x

    Lucy Cole

    April 26, 2017Reply

    Some fab goals here – my other half is a fab outfit photographer too!! Excited to see some of your youtube videos!xx Lucy x | lucy-cole.co.uk

    Veronica Bizzarri

    April 26, 2017Reply

    I'm so excited for you to start youtube.. can't wait to see your first youtube vid! Ronnie http://www.veronicabizzarri.comxx

    Robyn Taylor

    April 26, 2017Reply

    The outfit is fab! Can't wait to see more. As for seasonal goals I definitely think that's the way to go, it's easier to manage! Robyn x

    Rebecca Ellis

    April 26, 2017Reply

    I'd love to try yoga at some point this Summer to! especially now I have a mat x http://www.sheintheknow.co.uk

    PetiteElliee

    April 26, 2017Reply

    I have some very similar plans this summer! ]www.petiteelliee.comEllie xx

    TBN Blog

    April 27, 2017Reply

    Great goals! xThe Belle Narrative

    Lynnsay

    April 27, 2017Reply

    You look so lovely in this picture! Yes to more outfit photos and vlogging – once you get started you'll get used to it and it'll all be fine! Lynnsay xwww.sartorialscot.com

    Alice Snell

    April 27, 2017Reply

    Wonderful goals Jodie. I would like to play around more with Photoshop too, I am like you in that I know the basics to edit photos etc. but I'd love to be able to do more advanced things.Alice | alicemaysnell

    Lucy Alice

    April 27, 2017Reply

    I love this outfit Jodie, can't wait to see more outfit posts, I've become much more confident with outfit posts and I love the quote lions never loose sleep, over the opinion of sheep!Lucy | Forever September

    Gemma Louise

    April 27, 2017Reply

    I can't wait to see more outfit shots, I love your style! Also definitely think you should start YouTube, it's so time consuming though, far more than I thought it would be, I'm only 4 videos in and already struggling and I'm at home all day most days! xGemma Louise

    The Makeup Directory

    April 28, 2017Reply

    Lovely goals Jodie, can't wait to see your first vlog and the outfit posts! I'm exactly the same about YouTube, I really feel like I'll kick myself for not doing it when I'm a bit older!The Makeup Directory

    Danielle Alexa

    April 28, 2017Reply

    I wish I had the confidence to do YouTube, I just couldn't bring myself to do it!Danielle xxhttp://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

    Isobel Celine

    May 16, 2017Reply

    I definitely need to learn how to use photoshop! I take a lot of nature pictures that I want to edit to be pretty amazing but don't have an imac to use photoshop yet! Definitely take more outfit pictures girl! Loving them!Isobel xhttp://fashionistachic14.blogspot.co.uk/New video:https://youtu.be/aTi5E-gBJE8

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