Monthly {2016} June Goals

Happy 1st day of June everyone, this month has long been awaited for because it’s a month full of fun and wonder. I am still shocked how fast May came and went by but I am still glad it is June because 3 important events are happening: first weekend in June I am in Hamburg, Germany for a youth get together I am so excited as its been a while. Third weekend in June I am heading to Paris for the first time, I am too excited its surreal. I will also be going to Disney whilst there and can not wait. Then final important event is its MOH’s birthday this month and though not sure what we are doing I am still excited to celebrate it.

Now that I have shared my plans for the month here is a look at my goals from last month, before I share my June goals.

{2016} MAY GOALS

  • Car Theory Test – For the last 6 years I have been singing the same song ‘I will do the driving test soon’ then I would day-dream about all the places I will visit within the UK when I start to drive but never even got to do the ‘PRACTICAL’ test as I was always nervous. This time I have booked my theory test and will be doing some practical lessons with my dad. FAILED – I booked the test and went to do it but I didn’t revise and failed by 3 points, I am so mad at myself for not preparing and just going in blind.
  • Me time – As I have shared above, I did not really have much of ‘me time’ in April but since May does not have any travels booked (pending) I am hoping to use that time I would normally be away for myself. PASSED – Apart from the end of May bank holiday weekend I succeeded in having some me time.
  • Schedule friends in – My uni bestie and I have agreed to have a spa day this month when I return from Korea, I am hoping to meet up with my other friends as well instead of just keeping to myself in my apartment. FAILED – When I returned from Korea I scheduled some me time and before I knew it the month was done and I hadn’t had chance to even call my friends.
  • Plan forward – I am starting my postgraduate course this September but I am always going away in September so I need to start planning and getting myself ready for school again. FAILED – Not done much planning since I am still traveling a lot and trying to balance my life.
  • Improve the blog as a whole – Now I know this is too broad but that is my aim, I want to touch so many areas of my blog but I will work on that quietly behind the scenes and figure things out. Verdict is out on this.

{2016} JUNE GOALS

It’s taken me a while to think about my June goals and what I want to accomplish or put in place. For me summer as much as I love it is a most difficult time to accomplish goals because all I want to do is seat back and relax and not do anything else.

  • Car Theory Test – Since I didn’t pass my test last month, I want to re-try but this time prepare fully and then going to take the test.
  • Blog improvements – This one is an ongoing goal, I want to put in more effort into my blog but I need remember this is my hobby which I work really hard for and should not overtake my take job.
  • Holiday – Most people know I am participating in the #take12trips travel challenge and though I have not planned anything for August I am hoping to book Dublin for July and hopefully Budapest too
  • Schedule posts – I have been slacking lately and I need to wake up and change the scenery here. I want to use my free weekend this month and schedule blogs for the month.

I have always said on this blog that I set goals for me, to remind myself of things I want to accomplish. Some of these things I share here on the blog and others I keep close to the chest until all is certain. Whether I accomplish them in that month is irrelevant, my motto is ‘if at first you don’t succeed, move it to the next month and try again‘.

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  1. June 9, 2016 / 7:57 pm

    I hope that the theory test goes well this month, it’s tricky – I did mine not to long ago and I really struggled with the hazard perception (watching them made me feel sick!)

    • June 9, 2016 / 11:50 pm

      Aww bless hazard perception is fine for me it’s when they start about what’s what inside the engine that’s where I go doh!

  2. June 8, 2016 / 10:56 pm

    I think your blog looks great as it is but well done for being so proactiv and stating all your goals. For me I want to get 3 K followers on IG this month!

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:07 am

      Thanks Ana and good luck with your goal

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:07 am

      Thanks

  3. June 8, 2016 / 3:05 pm

    Such a shame that you didn’t pass your driving test first time. I didn’t pass mine first time but it was a different format when I did it x

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:04 am

      Thanks I will try again and be more prepared this time

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:05 am

      Thanks, I will prep this time before I go back

  4. June 8, 2016 / 1:29 pm

    Good luck with achieving your june goals! Looking forward to reading your end of month post!

    • June 8, 2016 / 2:09 pm

      Thanks Nikki

  5. June 8, 2016 / 12:36 pm

    Don’t feel too bad about the theory, you can retake it! I find that the official DVA app with all the questions on really help!

    • June 8, 2016 / 2:09 pm

      Yes I have downloaded it now and found some questions I got wrong on the test

  6. June 8, 2016 / 12:00 pm

    Don’t stress about your theory – you’ll pass next time! I failed the first time too

    • June 8, 2016 / 2:08 pm

      Thanks Hannah

  7. June 8, 2016 / 10:12 am

    I’m super jealous that you’re going to Disney, haha!
    I failed my theory first time too, as I didn’t prepare as much as I probably should have – but passed second time easily, so I bet you will too! Good luck!
    Great goals, have a fantastic June! 😄

    • June 8, 2016 / 10:13 am

      Thanks so much, I definitely need to prepare and yes I am too excited about Disney

  8. June 8, 2016 / 1:50 am

    Oh great goals and good luck with the theory. I remember passing my and it was a great moment so good luck. As with all blogs, improvements take time and there is always so much we want to do! I hope you are successful in your efforts. Angela

    • June 8, 2016 / 6:48 am

      Thanks so much Angela, I hope to pass on my next try and do my practical soon too

  9. June 7, 2016 / 11:12 pm

    Great idea to share your goals as then you an’t really forget them:-)

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