The Happy Journal | Vol. 9

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I’ve got commitment issues. Commitment issues to my blog. I don’t know why, but I just can’t seem to find the time to put 100% effort into it. It might be because I’ve been in the midst of the busiest summer of my life… no joke. But it might also be down to the fact that I am a perfectionist. If I can’t do something completely, then I just won’t bother. In other words, if I can’t get good content, beautiful imagery and schedule it all on the blog for one specific day, then I just don’t see the point. My blog has suffered because of it; my creativity has suffered because of it.

If you’ve read my ‘About’ page, you’ll know why my blog is called The Happy Journal. Along the way, this mission got a little lost. I’ve struggled with my sense of self here on the internet. Discovering what I want to blog about has been tough, and I’ve often opted for the easy option or the most popular option. I’ve dabbled in a little bit of PR, but overall I’ve neglected my original purpose: to spread positivity.

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2017 Goals Recap

2017 Goals Recap

We are over halfway through 2017 now, whaaaat?! Where has the time gone? I just can’t get my head around it.

At the beginning of the year, I made a list of intentional goals and today I’m looking over them to see how I’m progressing. These goals were designed to give me purpose this year, particularly as I arrived in 2017 unemployed.

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April Goals

April Goals 2017

I didn’t make goals for March, but I am making goals for April. With starting my new job, I’ll need to set myself intentional goals if I want to get anything done. I’m being kept very busy so I’m pretty tired in the evenings, but I still want to go for it with my blog. There’s also a few other things I really want to start doing, so it’s important that I make time for everything.

So let’s jump in and review my February goals and then see what April has in store for me.

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A New Season

Good morning, everyone. Happy Monday. It’s a new season as Spring rolls in and today I start my new job.

You are probably well aware that I left my job in retail in December to look for something more closely related to my degree and my interests. What I learned in retail was that it was not for me. I gained so many skills in communication, teamwork, and leadership but it was time for me to move on.

Leaving was a huge risk.

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CURRENTLY VOL. 4

Currently Vol. 4

Hello, friends! How are we doing? All I can say is that I’m glad it’s March – even if it’s over half way through. I don’t know about you, but I’m finding that this year is going so quickly! It’s been long overdue since I have done a Currently post, so I’m here to give you a little update on what’s going on in my life right now.

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How To Stop Worrying

How To Stop Worrying

Worrying is my biggest weakness. I can be so insecure about everything. Not to mention, it’s very consuming.

I can’t even think of how many sleepless nights I’ve had, my brain going into overload and meltdown when I’m thinking of the ‘what ifs’. I’ve worried about school and university; I’ve worried about tests, interviews and deadlines; I’ve worried about confrontations with family and friends. Any potential or actual problem I’ve had, you can bet I’ve worried about it.

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