24 August 2014

So tomorrow i'm 26

"When you have exhausted all possibilities remember this - you haven't.  - Thomas Edison"

This time last year I remember having a bit of a mid life crisis/ panic about turning twenty five, but this year I'm a little bit less of a panic and a bit more in a reflective mood, my twenty fifth year has been a hard one, I have learned a lot about myself, I have spent another year single, and a very mixed career path year of opening and closing businesses. I lost my Grandma unexpectedly two months ago which was a big blow,  So I thought I would have a fresh start. I have definitely figured a lot out about myself and where I want to be this time next year. I have finally set up a business that I am proud of and finally have the right mind set to get exciting things up and running.

I have set myself some personal goals, tasks and things to remember. 

1. Be Braver
2. Don't overly concern yourself with how others think/see you 
3. Never chase anyone
4. Keep working on my fitness and loose that final stone.
5. Take more risks
6. Be more open to change
7. Care less about being alone
8. Focus on positive and not negatives
9. Push my business don't be afraid to push myself and want a better future.
10. Don't take people for granted.
11. Stop buying so many clothes
12. Enjoy the little things in life more
13. If you don't ask you don't get
14. Wear ripped jeans more
15. Get more sleep
16. Drink more tea
17. Take more photos
18. Take that career path leap
19. Laugh more


  1. Your list of personal goals are great to keep in mind, I really need to do 2, 8, 11,15 and 18 myself! It's far too easy to focus on the negatives and forget the good little things that also happen. 16 is a great one too (although I already do enough tea drinking myself haha).
    Happy birthday for tomorrow by the way, I hope you have a good one :)

    Louise / www.asseenonlouise.blogspot.co.uk

  2. I love this! It's very inspiring and I really might need to set myself similar goals too! :)
    I am sorry about your Grandma and that you had such a hard time last year.. this year everything will turn out alright.
    <3 M.

  3. Happy birthday my beautiful one. I adore your birthday list, that whole 'if you don't ask, you don't get' mantra is so darn true. Learnt that one this year! <3

  4. Happy birthday!!! Such a lovely post, really inspiring x


  5. Happy birthday, sweetheart! xx

    Laura | KUWB

  6. Don't forget to change your little profile on the right.. It still says '25' :)

  7. I hope you had a great Birthday & I really love the idea of setting personal goals and reminders! Sometimes it is easy to look at what other people are doing and think you are somehow failing - but that is never never true!


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