Leah Mullett Photography

planners + january 2011 goals

i’m a planner. i loooooove being organized and having everything written down in my planner. it goes everywhere with me, and chances are … if you aren’t sure what happened that day you can look back at my planner and figure it out. yup, i write EVERYTHING down. sure i’m spontaneous and love to have fun even if its not planned but then i go back and write it down. what happened, where i was, with who … it has come in handy a few times. every december i get a little excited to go out to target and purchase my new fresh clean planner. its so exciting. although, i usually buy the exact same one its still exciting. starting with a clean slate. perfection. ahhhh.

bringing in the new year is one of my favorite holidays. and i think its so underrated. i just love looking back at all the memories but more so looking forward at the future and all the possibilities. as we all know i love goals and am a huge goal setter and although they say that 9% of people actually accomplish their new year resolution and the ones that fail do s0 by january 20 … the new year still comes in with this feeling of hope and excitement. i actually don’t change any of my goals for the year or look at them as just new year resolutions but more so just have a very positive outlook on life and the future. its so uplifting. not to mention it also reminds me of how fast time goes by. i’m still wondering where 2010 went. i swear it goes by faster and faster every year.

i think its important to keep some goals to myself so thats what i will do. but of course wanted to share a few with you guys for january. and just a FEW goals for the year that i guess you could call new years resolutions that i plan to keep. i made sure to not list anything that i wasn’t serious about and not to mention, i’ve always been a goal setter ๐Ÿ˜‰

2011 resolutions:

outsource more work, editing and album design so i can work less
go church shopping and become more involved
make more time for God and do devotionals with Matthew
blog more often and put my life out there more
relax more often
of course workout more regularly with zoey
go to bed and wake up earlier [i’m such a night owl]
continue to work on my branding for business
attend more workshops and mentoring sessions; continue to network with fellow photographers

january goals::

finish reading You’re Hired
run on my new treadmill
take atleast 4 days and go up north without working
meet with graphic artist and finalize new design
go to san diego and meet with jackie wonders ๐Ÿ˜‰

i hope you all are full of excitement for the new year like i am. god is good. looking back it was a very exciting year for me and i learned so much and can’t wait to continue learning and growing. i already have a few trips planned to travel out of the state and attend workshops, a mentoring session [this month!], and possibly a long weekend in florida with my grandparents. i haven’t traveled much without my family but this year is looking like i’m going to be doing that more and i couldn’t be more excited. i’m so blessed to have an amazing friend named katie who is a flight attendant and can hook me up with some flights and in the end give me some great experiences and memories with her.

thank you so much to those of you who read this little blog. i appreciate it so much and love when you leave comments just to say hi so i know who my readers are. with all the exciting things i have planned for this year already i would love if you kept in touch and stay tuned for pictures and stories of my life and photography. i am almost booked up for the year already and so excited to share with you all these amazing new people i’m meeting and all the experiences we have together. so keep checking back. in the next day or so i will be finally blogging some of my favorite photographs from 2010. so fun to look back.

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  1. Marcy
    Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
    LOVE it Leah!!! I'm still able to help you in any way if you need.....you know how to get ahold of me!!

    XOMarcy
  2. Leigh Lamar
    Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
    LOVE IT!!! So cute!!!! Im even blown away by your pictures of your planner!!! YOUR AMAZING and im sure you will have a FAB 2011!!!
  3. Saturday, January 15th, 2011
    so excited to meet you Leah! we're gonna have a blast :)