Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Resolutions and Plans

Happy New Year!
2013 was a big transition year for me, I went from being a broke college student to being a broke full time worker (damn you shopping habit). I took some time off after graduation to soak up the sun and figure out what really makes me happy and I did some traveling with friends and family. It was definitely a year of some downs but plenty of ups and I wouldn't change a single thing. One thing I realized is that I'm happiest when I'm moving forward rather than standing still. Despite my hatred of change, I can't be afraid of it because the past year has been filled with so much change and I regret nothing. I'm excited to see what 2014 brings and I have no doubt it will be filled with plenty of adventures and lots of laughter. Plus I have a lot to accomplish while I work to finish my 25 Before 25 list. 
Sometimes I think it's hard to come up with a New Years Resolution because theres so much I want to do! But at the end of the day I realized that I have the same resolution every year: trust my gut and do what makes me happy, this way I will be free of regret at the end of the year. One resolution unique to 2014 is I want to say 'yes' more. It's important that I go out of my comfort zone every once in awhile because you never know what magic will come out of it.
I also want to thank each of you for following me on my journey, I feel like this year I made so many new blogger friends and I couldn't be happier!

Do you make New Years Resolutions?
If so, what are your goals for 2014?


  1. Happy new year!!!

  2. Happy New Year Alex!


  3. I love the font you used in the Happy 2014 picture. Did you make that?

    I don't make New Year Resolutions, I like to start the new year off fresh!

  4. Happy new year, thats such great advice


  5. HAPPY NEW YEAR! You always give the best advice, I love the quote.

  6. I agree, Do what makes your soul happy ;) Happy New Year!
    the way to my Hart

  7. Your blog is awesome so I nominated you for the Liebster Award!

    1. Thanks girl, you are too sweet!

  8. I feel like I will never not be broke either! Eek! Happy new year!

  9. I agree with the saying yes. Sometimes the things you aren't sure of turn out to be the best memories! Happy new year!!

  10. I am still working on making my resolutions. (I'm running out of time.. eek!!) I know I want to have 1 that is to travel; it doesnt have to be super far, it could be a 1 hour road trip away. But I want to do it now while I can! Love your resolution to trust your gut. I think thats something we all could work on!!
    Happy New year!

  11. Beautiful post from a beautiful blogger!

    Let's follow each other!

    The Slim Kid Inside


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