Here are my resolutions for 2013;
|I'll look like this at the end of 2013, yeah? (*)|
1. Lose weight
I know what you're thinking. The big, obvious, everyone-says-it resolution. If you know me, you'll know that's it's a particular favourite of mine. I have been aiming for this for a long while. It doesn't hurt to still put it as a resolution, even if I have failed a few times before. I'd like to think 2013 could actually be my year to get down to the weight I want to be, healthily. I have no time for stupid diets, most are unhealthy anyway. I have been known to do the odd week or so of Atkins to give myself a boost now and again but in the end I think they are pointless, unhealthy and ultimately lead to weight gain. I need to make more use of my gym membership (I'd love to aim for a workout every other day, or at least 3 times a week) and just be healthier in general. I like healthy food, I just also really like junk food too. Sadly not one of those people who "naturally" don't like junk food. WHO ARE THOSE PEOPLE?! Anyway, not sure if I will post updates regarding my quest for a smaller me on here as it's a bit too personal and probably to be honest a bit embarrassing when I inevitably fail. Even though I could literally ramble on for hours on this subject. BUT we can hope.
2. Read a new book a month
I love reading. I don't spend as nearly as enough time doing it as I should or would like to. This is mostly down to me. I need to lose the phone/laptop/TV for a few nights and dedicate myself to books. I am currently reading The Hobbit and 1984 and have about 4545347868 I want to read, but lets just aim for one a month for now.
3. Be positive & avoid negativity
I suffer with quite bad anxiety. I think the proper name is "generalised anxiety disorder" but it's a little scary to accept. I definitely have good and bad weeks. So far this year, it has been a lot less apparent and on the good side. A few months before Christmas though, it was awful. I don't particularly want to go into detail, but it was mind-consuming, panic attack inducing and just plain miserable. There is no obvious reason and it's taken me a long time to actually come to terms with the fact that I have a problem but i'd like this year to be as anxiety free as it can be. Being positive definitely helps and I find websites like Tiny Buddha help to clear my mind. It sounds a litte silly but simple things like reading the news online or being around a negative person can really have an effect. So this year I am trying to be as postiive as I can to be anxiety and worry free or sans souci!
4. Blog & write more
I really love blogging as a creative outlet and i'd like to blog more consistently throughout 2013. As well as sharing my photography, i'd like to write more and cover all different aspects of my life, interests and anything and everything that I do. I still only want to blog when I want to, it's a hobby and I don't want it to became a chore! Hopefully i'll find my own blogging pace.