Reflecting on 2018 for a better 2019

2019 is right around the corner! To end the year, I would love to spend some time reflecting on 2018.

What has 2018 been like?

What goals did you accomplish?

How would you describe 2018?

I don’t want this to be a condemning time to look back at what went wrong, what you didn’t do, or what you may have failed at.

But look at 2018 in a way that will help propel you into an even better 2019.

What wins did you have in 2018? What can you improve on in 2019? What can you continue to do that will help you in reaching your goals for 2019? What was your biggest lesson learned in 2018

Use 2018 as a stepping block into your best year yet.

I’m sure we all have something we wish we could have done. I look at my vision board, and there are still some dreams I have that have not been moved to the “It is done” side. They are waiting for me to make a plan, and take some action.

What dreams are waiting for you?

2018 was stretching. I stepped out of my comfort zone, and decided to do something new. I began working on a website, writing blog posts, and creating planners!

I didn’t know how to do any of these, but I stepped out anyways and learned. And I’m still learning!

2018 has something to teach you, here are some questions to reflect on about the year:

  1. What wins did I have in 2018?

    I am all about celebrating our wins! It’s easy to focus on what we didn’t do, and mope into 2019, and then into 2020...you get it right? Celebrate what you DID do!

  2. Looking at 2018, what can I improve on in 2019?

    Look at areas you can grow in as you enter 2019. Is it going to the gym 3 times a week? Is it budgeting (and sticking to it!) every month so your finances aren’t a mess? Whatever area it is, determine in your heart and mind to grow in them.

  3. What dream is waiting for me in 2019?

Was there any dreams you may have lost in 2018? Did something get in the way, and you just stopped? If so, pick it back up again! Don’t let guilt keep you back.

2019 can be your best year yet, but it won’t happen on accident. Take the time to reflect on your wins in 2018, what areas of growth you can improve upon in 2019, and pick up any dreams that may be waiting for you to take action. Share with me your biggest win in the comments below!

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