NEW YEAR'S 2015 RESOLUTIONS

 

PAY OFF GRAD STUDENT LOAN DEBT

•then figure out how to funnel the majority of that extra monthly money towards investments (stocks, house, travels, savings, etc.)
 

COOKBOOK

•launch Squarespace shop on slofarmersmarketcookbook.com
•letterpress poster of market map → finalize design, print, and sell
•reusable market tote bag → design, print, and sell 
• seasonal postcards → shoot, design, print, and sell
•launch Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the cookbook
•finish, fund, print, distribute → the SLO FARMERS’ MARKET COOKBOOK :)


BECOME FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE AS A FREELANCER


•create an organized system to track business expenses
•learn how to write off business expenses and purchases
•figure out how/when to pay quarterly taxes
•save “reserve money” for dry spells in freelance work


MOVE MORE OFTEN

•Daily movements → any/all of the following: stretching, walking around the neighborhood, hand weights, etc.
•2x week (minimum) → attending YMCA fitness classes (gym and/or swim)
•1x month (minimum) → hiking, going on a run



P.S. I came across this nifty fill-in-the-blank writing exercise if anyone is thinking about setting specific objectives this year and needs a template to jump start their goal making process. I'd love to hear if you have any 2015 New Year's Resolutions; let's hold each other accountable :)

 

This year, I want to learn: __________. I want to read: __________. I want to make: __________. I want to visit: __________. I want to change: __________. (The change prompt is supposed to help you think of something like an unhealthy habit you’d like to get rid of.) I want to be better at: __________. Most of all I want: __________