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What do you want to achieve in 2018?

Are you looking forward to this coming year? Have you had a chance yet to think about what you are hoping for? Although I love my role here at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, I also need my down time. I look towards my dreams and ambitions to keep me going. Something to work for and to look forward to.  Here are tips and suggestions that may trigger some ideas for you!

  1. Update your living space. De-clutter, clear out, spring clean. Freshen up with a bright new coat of paint, you will find it works wonders.  One way I start off is by creating a mood board, I cut out pictures from magazines, group them all together. It is surprising how this helps you to decide on style, colour and themes for your new space.
  2. Get a book list together. Books are wonderful and provide a whole new world of adventure. Write up a list of books you would love to read during the coming year. Separate them out into different headings.  Specify order of priority, and then group them into a monthly order.
  3. Plan your holidays for the year.  This is one thing I really look forward to doing.  I start off by listing out all the places I would love to visit, or re-visit.  Then I look at long and short breaks, and finally hot or cold countries.  I also look at order of importance for me.  One suggestion is that you give yourself a date for when you would like to visit all places.  Perhaps even a suggested budget of how much you think you need for that particular holiday.

This list could go on and on.  There are numerous interesting and exciting things I would like to do. These things really do motivate me and I could easily think of another 10 suggestions. But for the moment, for this stage in my life. And for this season, this time of the year, the above 3 tips are enough to get me started.

What about you?  Are you aware of your drivers, your motivators?  What is it that you are looking forward to achieving this coming year? I hope you find these tips helpful. It would be good to hear what you think about my ideas, and anything else you have come up with. Tell me what you think by posting your comments below. Why don’t you Share this with your friends and family by clicking the Facebook icon or following us on Twitter?

About the Author: Carole Langman works behind the scenes at Bowerland Cottage Holidays and Devon Dogs as the Business Manager. Her office is always a hive of activity, and with the vast amounts of work Carole has, we never really know how she gets through it all! To unwind, she loves gardening, hikes around Bowerland, travelling and writing.

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