I created this space as a place for me to share these loves and passions of mine; what makes my heart beat and colors my days alive. My hope is that this blog is filled with the realness, the rawness, the beautiful, the heart stirring, gut aching, shakey nervousness, slow and pensive, wild and thriving thoughts and moments of LIFE.
I’m not quite sure how it’s already June. HOW are we halfway through 2019!? Is anyone else out there wondering the same thing, or is it just me??
I feel like the days continue going faster and faster, so I’m trying to force myself to slow down a little as we enter this new month. I’m laying in bed a little longer, drinking my coffee a little slower, and dreaming about what the months ahead are going to look like. I’m planning out content and setting big scary goals for my businesses.
This is something that doesn’t come naturally for me. My personality type is one that likes to just “wing it” when it comes to what I am going to post, what goals I’m going to chase, etc. But if I’ve learned anything from running multiple businesses, it’s that not having a plan sets me up for failure. It leaves me feeling frustrated and overwhelmed, and I just end up not doing anything because of those feelings. Since launching my new business, Well Styled Essentials, I’ve been forcing myself to do better at this, but I’m still a work in progress.
Today I wanted to share some tips for planning out your month with you. I know I can’t be the only one here who isn’t the best at planning, so here are some things I’ve found that help me as I try to make this a habit!
1. Start by “brain dumping”. Take everything that is floating around in your brain and put it on paper.
2. Then once you’ve got all your ideas/dreams/goals/thoughts out on paper, it’s time to set goals & expectations for the month.
3. After you’ve set goals & thought about the questions above to drive your goals, it’s time to think about the different things you need to plan out for the month.
Whatever you want to do this month to achieve your goals is up to you, but the key is to plan it out! Even if you prefer things to be more organic and less scheduled, you still want to have an idea of what you are trying to achieve, what rank you are pushing for, what rank your builders are pushing for, how much you’re going to work, and what you’re going to spend your time on. The key here: BEING INTENTIONAL AND STRATEGIC with our businesses!
You’ve got this friend. June is going to be a good month, I just know it!