Category Archives: goals

New Year’s Resolutions 2014

I see so many bloggers write about how they don’t believe in resolutions, but when it all comes down to it, I think we’re talking about the same thing. Whether you call it goals, resolutions, plans or ideas… whether you … Continue reading

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2013 Year in Review

In case you haven’t noticed, 2013 is ending. Today. As I went through my Digg Reader today (which I haven’t done in over a month I think), I saw a lot of bloggers evaluating how they did on their new … Continue reading

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quarterly goals

Last quarter, I made a list of goals for myself based on a format from professional organizer Alejandra (who I just adore). Then of course I promptly forgot about it. I went back and looked at it the other day … Continue reading

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals

I noticed that most of my resolutions are not S.M.A.R.T. Have you ever heard that goals should be S.M.A.R.T.? S – SpecificM – MeasurableA – AttainableR – RealisticT – Timely My resolutions are more focused on my values and my purpose. But it … Continue reading

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For Crying Out Loud, Just Do Something!

One of the most popular interview questions is “What is your biggest weakness.” I always ask this question, because it can be very telling. Some people have obviously planned answers (“I work too hard!”). Others tell you something completely irrelevant … Continue reading

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May… Goals?

April is done, and it’s time to see how I did on my goals: Continue “Merf to 5k” Focus (i.e., stop multitasking, focus on one thing at a time) Continue trying the recipes on my Recipes page Exercise my butt off … Continue reading

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Earth to Merf, Come In Merf…

Happy Earth Day! Do you have any plans with Mother Nature today? Sadly for me, she did not bless us with a 75 degree partly cloudy day. Instead, it was overcast with a high of 53. Tomorrow’s gonna be nasty, … Continue reading

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