Why I Do Focus Words Instead of Resolutions

If you’ve looked at social media in the last 48 hours you’ve likely seen the word “resolution” a few thousand times. With the beginning of a new year comes the beginning of resolutions, and honestly, I’m not in the club. This year I’m all into focus words.

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Here’s to a New Year {+ Giveaway}

Hello 2018! The new year is finally upon us and I am feeling at peace with it. I’m only 12 hours in, but I can tell this will be a very relaxing and growing year on The Enthusiast.

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The Enthusiast Turns Six!

Six years ago I started this blog. And six years I never thought I would be here.

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I started this blog on January 1, 2011 because sharing what is in my head is important to me. And on January 1, 2017, I feel the same. What use is the internet if we can’t communicate and share our ideas? So here we are, six years in and overflowing with opportunity!

This year on the blog is a lot different than every other year we’ve faced. First off, I am no longer in school. No more missed blog posts to study. However, I am working full-time and that brings it’s own challenges. But lots of opportunities too. My 2017 New Year’s Resolution was to take life by the reigns. And that means doing everything I can to live the life that I want.

To celebrate a sixth year of blogging, I am sharing my resolutions to not only making this blog better, but to making The Enthusiast (myself) better.Read More