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December goal setting: How the %&$# do you actually accomplish anything?!

This article is part 2 in a 2-part series. Click here to read part one on how to create goals for the new year. On Monday, I left you with a bit of a cliffhanger. Imagine you've made a list of goals for 2018. Now, how in the holy Hellmann's mayonnaise do you actually accomplish those goals?! An excellent question. But fret no more: I have answers! Here's the deal: Goals need to be SMART, Continue Reading...

December goal setting: An annual tradition

It's December at last! Can you believe we've finally made it to the end of this year? It doesn't feel real to me yet. But I'm working on that. That's because it's time for setting my December goals, taking stock of my year, and figuring out four key pieces that will help guide my new year: [author_list style="heart"] Accomplishments Incompletes Things to STOP Doing Goals to Continue Reading...

The January Journals: Accountability round-up, week 5

It's the end of the fifth week of 2017, January's in the record books, and it's time for another round of writing accountability. Let's begin! Word Counts for 1/28 - 2/3 January 28: 1,708 January 29: 1,356 January 30: 770 January 31: 1,477 February 1: 1,000 February 2: 651 February 3: 770 Weekly Total: 7,732 words No zeros this week, so I am feeling great about that! Continue Reading...

Out with the old: Reflections on 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, and thoughts of New Year's Resolutions begin to fill my head, I thought I'd take a look back on some of my accomplishments from the past year. Here are some fun stats from 2016... Personal Bests by Word Count in 2016 (By Month) [author_list style="star"] January 19 - 1,236 words, with 14,665 words total for the month February 13 - 1,414; 17,546/month Continue Reading...

How is it December already?! (Week 48)

It’s that time of the week (or should I say month, at this point – how is it already December?!) again: time for another 365K Club word count check-in! Numbers, please… November 19, Day 324: 1,722 words November 20, Day 325: 900 words November 21, Day 326: 970 words November 22, Day 327: 420 words November 23, Day 328: 420 words November 24, Day 329: 785 words November Continue Reading...