Sunday, January 10, 2010

2010 Resolutions

2010 is going to be on purpose.

Here's my New Year's Resolution Plan (some of it I will fill out as I go):

A. HEALTHY BODY
1. QUIT SMOKING
2. Yoga 1 - 2x per week (Sunday 4p.m. and Wednesday 4:30 p.m. @ LIFE YOGA)
3. Run - 3x per week on MWF for 15 minutes before work; 1-2 hour RWHTR @ city park on Sundays
4. Fruit and/or veggie MUST accompany every meal

B. HEALTHY MIND/CONTINUING EDUCATION
1. Reading Yoga theory and how-to books (suggested by yoga instructor Nathalie Croix)
2. Learn a new language (just the basics for now) GERMAN - bc eventually I'm going to make a pilgrimage to the homeland
3. READ:
a. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Marquez
b. The Road - McCarthy
c. The Making of Americans - Stein
d. Freakonomics - Levitt & Dubner
e. When You are Engulfed in Flames - Sedaris
f. Naked - Sedaris
g. Magical Thinking - Burroughs
h. The Fountainhead Ayn Rand
i. the lathe of heaven - ursula leguin (suggested by Ryan Lane)
j. The Tree of Yoga
k. Moving into Stillness
l. Stone Butch Blues
4. Lean about SEO


C. FUN
1. Learn how to juggle
2. Learn how to juggle WHILE tap dancing
3. Make 5 new friends
4. Laugh more at things that usually annoy me
5. Spend less time being stressed out and more time having fun


D. PROFESSIONAL GOALS
1. Take the Trumpet Magazine to the next level by raising awareness, expanding distribution and forging partnerships.
2. Spend the first 15-20 minutes of each work day setting goals for that day and getting organized
3. Start preparing for future goals/plans/employment
4. Work as a freelance writer


E. MISCELLANEOUS
1. Grow a mini-urban garden
2. Grow my hair out
3. From @thatspeaker advice: Surround myself with:

POSITIVE PEOPLE
PEOPLE WHO ARE NICE TO OTHERS
THINGS THAT MAKE ME SMILE
HEALTHY CHOICES
GREAT MUSIC
MENTORS

In 2010, I plan to LIVE BIG




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