How I’m planning to be successful this year

Taking a leaf out of Kimmy from She’s in her apron, this year I want to ‘Be’ in all aspects of my life in 2018. Whether that’s being present for my Husband-to-be, or being successful with My Project self. I’d just like to ‘Be’.

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Professional Goals

I’ve already covered this in a previous blog post, but the outline of this is that I want to increase my outreach. I’d like to be creating a newsletter, or dipping into creating YouTube videos… I could be a YouTuber by the end of the year!

Also, I’d like to create a mailing list and interact with similar blogs across the internet. I’d like to actually be contributing to the community if you will.

Furthermore, I had a major setback in 2017, unfortunately I lost my job. So this year I’d like to find a job or, failing that, go back to University to study for a Master’s degree. Initially I wanted to take a year out to develop my career, which it has been nearly two years. I’m ready to get back to education I think.

Personal Goals

As mentioned in another post, I’ve been practising learning German, I love languages and think it’s wonderful to be able to communicate globally. So I’d like to continue learning, with a view to be fluent (not within the space of a year, mind).

Another personal goal I’d like to achieve this year in learning the basics of writing Javascript, I think this would form the basis to a successful blog, if I understand the workings. For this, I’ve been using a website called codecadamey, which has a range of free courses all to do with computing skills.

Lastly, I’d like to lose the Christmas weight and then some, further posts to follow on that one!

Goals for the Home

In 2018 I’d also like to make some home improvements, my partner and I have been living in our current house for two years, but still have the previous owner’s décor. I’d like to make the place our own this year and finish decorating.

I’d also like to be more consistent with meal planning and cleaning schedules. Currently I make a meal plan, don’t stick to it and end up with a bunch of ingredients that don’t go together at the end of the week. The same also goes for consistent cleaning, I have a schedule printed and pinned up in the kitchen (ha!) but don’t seem to be sticking to it well at all.


So, the overall summary of this is that I’d like to get organized, be involved in my life and get on with it!

Let me know what your goals for 2018 are!

Have a lovely day,


My Blogging Goals for 2018

2018 blogging goals


It’s been a while, hasn’t it? You all know how life gets in the way… As mentioned in my introductory post for My Project Self, this year I’m setting some Big Hairy Audacious Goals and focusing on the growth & reach of my blog. Let’s get the show rolling!

2017 has been a lovely year, I had a wonderful time at a hen party in March at Warner Bros studios; had a relaxing holiday in April in Italy & started the less-than-a-year-to-go(!) countdown to when I get married. Let’s hope 2018 can be just as good, if not better.


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My Goals

In 2018, I would like to grow my blog and find my footing in an area of bloggers; find my niche if you will.

I’ve created a list of posts I hope to write over the coming year, which will hopefully either be useful or just generally enjoyable to read; I also want to include updates on my own little & big projects going on in my life, providing regular updates.

Another goal I’d like to achieve for My Project Self is creating a newsletter, I feel like this will fully establish the blog as up and running, and give me some accountability to keep calm and carry on writing!

I’ll need to do some research into this though, it may take some time to set up.

Lastly, my mammoth/elephant goal for the year is to expand into other media outlets. I have already set up a Facebook page & an instagram, it would be great if I could develop into different areas.

Do you have any blogging goals planned in for 2018? Are you here for some DIY blog inspiration? Let me know!

Have a lovely day & Happy New Year