My 2012 Goals:

Travel at least four times.

That averages out of every 3 months, which allows me to keep my finances in check while I get to see parts of the country/world that I’ve yet to experience. I already have two trips on the horizon and a stretch goal of Hawaii.

Make yoga my focus.

I realized in 2011 that yoga teacher training is in my future. I have had many quirky instructors over the last year that helped me realize there is a place for my unique personality in the world of asanas. The reason I am not focusing on becoming an instructor this year is because I feel I have a lot more to learn. I want to rock arm balances, I want to master handstands, I want the craziest Chaturanga Dandasana to Upward-Facing Dog you’ve ever seen. I am fully aware that yoga is a practice, but I need to learn before I can help others do the same.

Become a writer.

Just because I blog and call myself a writer doesn’t mean I have successfully completed this goal. I have been published a few times in 2011, but in 2012 I have my eyes set on a regular reoccurring column on a professional organization website, in a newspaper or magazine. Dollar signs are also attached to this goal. Maybe I’ll become a travel writer and knock two goals off at the same time.

Don’t mindlessly date.

This is a big adjustment from last year’s goal of having a date a month. It was good to get me out of my shell and meet new people, but I found myself scraping together any date possible. 2012 is quality over quantity.

Own and wear a bikini.

This goal encompasses nutrition, exercise, and confidence. Also, a great thing for my trip to Hawaii. ;) It would be my first bikini. Hell, I don’t actually own a bathing suit of any kind at the moment – full piece. two piece. (three piece?!)


Click here for a recap of my 2011 goals. 


14 responses to “Conquered”

  1. Sara says :

    What a great list! I need to do something like this–adding it to my list to put on my blog 🙂

  2. Tiffany says :

    Hey! I couldn’t find your email address but I wanted to put on your radar because I think you would be a good fit. Check out for more info on who we are or feel free to email me if you have any questions!

  3. Justine says :

    I love you LB!!!

  4. Tina says :

    What wonderful goals! This list definately inspires me to write one.

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