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2018 New Year Resolutions Updates and What I Am Doing In 2019

In January I made some resolutions that I wanted to complete by the end of the year and I haven't seen them since last year so I thought I would do a reaction post to them. In terms of next year, I don't want to set myself goals but I know that I need to look after myself mentally and physically. I just it to be a year of self-care which will hopefully do me some good. So let's get started...

1. Continue to Learn French/German
This is something that I did in my first year of university and would love to continue to do. I would like to do this at least 3 or 4 times a week so...


So I haven't really done this. I think I started at the beginning of the year but DuoLingo which I was using changed its way of learning and I think that I kind of gave up. 

2. Take better care of myself
For this one I would like to just eat better, exercise more and drink more water but also give myself self-care when I need it. 


Yeah. Again. This is something that I need to do this year. I think I have been drinking more water but that it is it. I think I have also given myself self-care when I need it. So not going out when I want to and giving myself space. 

3. Read as much as possible and read more diversely 
This one is kind of self-explanatory but I would like to read as much as possible reading something at least once a day. I would like to read diverse books but also to read more classics and adult books. 


I haven't really done this but I think I really care about reading diversely. I like YA and I don't care what other people think. The reading once a day thing yes definitely next year.
4. Review books after I read them don't wait months to do so 
Again quite explanatory but I would like to write reviews at least two days after I read them and not leave them for months or even a year to review them better.


YES! One that I have done. After about August when I did ARCAugust I became quite up to date. As of now, I have three books that I have read and need to review which is so much better than last year. 

5. Write more 
I have a current Work In Progress that I would like to finish this year but I would also love to write something every day, whether this is something for my degree, for this blog or creative writing I would love to do this!


Wow did I say this! Em yeah. I have definitely written more this year but every day. No chance. My WIP is at 50,000 words so we are getting there. Slowly...

6. Watch 100 Films
I did this in 2017 and would love to do this again!


I have seen 150 films. *drops mic*

7. Finish my Wreck This Journal
I have had this on the go for almost three years now and I didn't do anything this year so I would now like to change this.


Right so I haven't done this but I did do some of it. I will get there.

8. Tweet more and interact with fellow bloggersThis is quite self-explanatory again but I don't really tweet that much and would love to and therefore I would also love to read more blogs and put myself out there more. 

Right so again I haven't done this but this is an anxiety and I have a job thing. I have work on Friday and Sunday when #ukyachat and #SundayYA happen so I often can't take part but I want to make an effort to put myself out there. 


9. Finish or work towards finishing my WIP
This is a pipe dream but I can hope but I will hopefully do NaNoWriMo twice this year which should help.


50,000 words. I'm getting there.

10. Upload and update my blog 
I would like to add a review section to my blog and update the book reviews sections on my blog. I would also love to cross-post all my reviews to Amazon and Goodreads. I feel like this would take at least a day but I want to do it! 


I have done it. Mostly again I'm about 5-10 behind but compared to what it was I'm happy. 

11. Be up-to-date with book reviews
I have some books that I have to review for ages and would love all the reviews to be out and to be on top of them all. This is a hopeful one but I can dream.


Again I have around 3 reviews to write and 10 physical books that I have to review which is quite good. I will get there!

So as you can see I am not really going to do resolutions in 2019 but I think that I would like to continue this list. I just think it is stupid to think that we have got loads of stuff done in one year when we have our whole life to do it. We are all work in progress so let's take life one day at a time...

See you soon,

Amy


How did you do on your resolutions? Are you doing them next year? Let me know in the comments!
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