This Season : Living With Intention

I’m not a New Year’s resolution person- I have never been. I have realized recently though, that if I want to accomplish anything in my life I need to start setting goals and milestones to get there. The media always talks about the “word of the year”. For me, I’m trying to set a word, not for the year, but for this season of my life-

Living with Intention.

These four intentions for February may seem silly or small. However, each has been chosen with care to help me move constantly forward and upward.

1: Read New Books.

When it comes to literature, I always am drawn to the classics and I don’t mind rereading my favourite volumes again and again- the pages seem like old friends. I am setting the intention to read NEW books. Books that I haven’t read before and ones that are written in this decade. Do you have any suggestions for me? I’ll have a list of the ones I’m enjoying coming soon.

2: Grow Professionally.

Having recently graduated, I’m in the job market. I don’t want my learning to stop with receiving that one piece of paper though. I have a list of certificates to work towards to make me foremost in my field.

3: Try Color in Wardrobe.

At some point a few (or several) months back, I started wearing black non-stop- not just black but the same uniform day in and day out. I went from full on maximalism to straight up minimalism. I need to get out of the rut and incorporate some lighter shades again.

4: Do more DIY.

I used to craft and create all the time. It’s always been an integral part of me. I want to start more home projects now that I have my own residence. Send me all the decor pins you have!

What are your current goals? Are you living with intention?

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33 Comments

  1. jhanft
    February 12, 2018 / 8:55 pm

    These are perfect goals! I really need to do more DIY projects too cause I love being creative! I just haven’t had the time 🙁 and i loveeeee reading! I haven’t picked up a good book in a while. Thanks for the inspo xx

    With love, Jenn
    https://jubilantdose.com

  2. February 12, 2018 / 2:02 am

    i want to do more diy too! they are so fun but can take up a lot of time so definitely need to set aside some time for that. great intentions darling!

    • February 12, 2018 / 3:46 pm

      It can time consuming but SO worth it. I’ll have to share the ones I do this month in March. Hugs!

  3. February 11, 2018 / 5:26 pm

    Girl, I have the same goals. I am trying to live more intentionally this year and am finding that it is much harder than it sounds.

    -xo, Azanique | http://www.lotsofsass.com

    • February 11, 2018 / 10:58 pm

      It is a daily, even moment by moment struggle! I wish you the best of luck with your goals. Hugs!

  4. February 7, 2018 / 9:29 pm

    I love these goals, and these are all things that I can improve on too! Reading different books, and adding more color to my wardrobe are on the top of my list!
    Rachael

  5. February 7, 2018 / 2:44 pm

    I love this list! This is so simple, yet so effective! I have been slowly trying to add more color to my wardrobe this year! I also need to get back on the reading train!

    Denise | Fashion Love Letters

    • February 7, 2018 / 9:04 pm

      It’s an easy train to fall off of. I don’t know why color is so hard to do! Good luck with both babe.

  6. February 7, 2018 / 2:08 pm

    what a great list of goals! Share what books your reading! I am on the hunt for a good read too!

    love,
    Britt+Whit

  7. February 7, 2018 / 9:37 am

    These are such fantastic goals! I need to apply them to my life as well! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • February 7, 2018 / 12:58 pm

      Of course! Check back for March’s word. 🖤

    • February 6, 2018 / 3:47 pm

      Growing professionally is so hard I think because it’s one where you can’t control everything about it…..

  8. Lacey Douthat
    February 6, 2018 / 9:07 am

    Yay for trying color! Color is my love language!

    • February 6, 2018 / 3:47 pm

      I love it on others! I feel so odd when I see it on me….

  9. February 6, 2018 / 8:38 am

    I have never really been a new years resolution either, but this year somewhat came to the same realization as you. I think it’s great that you are setting goals based on the season you are in now. Great perspective.

    • February 6, 2018 / 3:46 pm

      YES! Every day is a new day- which is more important than one specific day once a year. Thanks for stopping by love!

  10. February 6, 2018 / 6:17 am

    My goal for this year is to blog more frequently and have set myself to have new posts every two days (ambitious I know). I’m also looking to do more DIYs too!

    • February 6, 2018 / 3:46 pm

      That is so ambitious but completely doable! I am slowly doing more DIY (officially baking my own bread once a week vs buying it!), but I’d love to start doing posts on it too!

  11. February 6, 2018 / 2:23 am

    I love these!! These are awesome goals babe, I have been trying to add more color into my wardrobe too!

    Kileen
    cute & little

    • February 6, 2018 / 3:45 pm

      I don’t know why it’s so hard to do!!! One little step at a time.

  12. February 5, 2018 / 11:21 pm

    These are such great intentions!

  13. Nataly
    February 5, 2018 / 9:55 pm

    Great list of goals! I need to read more i don’t do it enough!

    • February 6, 2018 / 3:44 pm

      It’s so easy to forget to pick up paper when you’re staring at a screen!

  14. February 5, 2018 / 9:50 pm

    Living with intention! Yes! Love this and the goals you have set are great ones!

  15. February 2, 2018 / 4:27 pm

    These are good goals! I need to do more DIY projects too, it’s hard with a toddler tho, lol. Happy Friday ❤️

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