This Time Next Year

Okay, so I might have definitely been tagged in this by the lovely Lauren way back in February, but I still love setting me a few lil goals and targets, so here it is. Two months late. Sorry ’bout that. Since this hype has been and gone, this won’t be a tag and instead it’ll just be rambling about all the things I want to do. So enjoy!

This time next year: I will still be blogging, hopefully with my content and photography games stepped the hell up.

I will achieve this by: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE. And remember, if I need to take a break, that’s cool too!

This time next year: I will have been out of counselling for more than a year.

I will achieve this by: Not bottling up how I feel and remember that it’s okay to feel sad every now and again, it doesn’t mean I’m heading back down that bath.

This time next year: I will be confident in my job and feel like I actually know what I’m doing.

I will achieve this by: Asking for help and having faith in what I know. SEO is a damn big part of marketing that changes CONSTANTLY, so it’s no wonder I don’t know it all. Plus this is technically a degree level job, which is something I definitely don’t have.


This time next year: I will have some serious makeup skills.

I will achieve this by: More practice! I mean it’s not like I don’t have enough to be getting on with. Plus twitter and instagram have some FAB makeup inspo going on.

This time next year: I will have photographed a gig for a band, promoter, venue, anyone who will bloody take me.

I will achieve this by: Keeping turning up to those local gigs and snap away til they kick me out.

And there we have it. My five big targets for the next year. It’ll be interesting to see how I get on with this and revisiting this in 2018. And see how many I’ve failed…


  1. May 7, 2017 / 4:52 pm

    I looove this, setting goals and targets is soo important and thinking of how to achieve them helps so much 🙂

  2. May 7, 2017 / 7:32 pm

    This is such a fantastic idea, I really want to do this now! xxx

  3. May 7, 2017 / 8:03 pm

    I love this kind f posts! Hope you’ll manage to achieve all of your goals and even more! xo

  4. May 7, 2017 / 8:03 pm

    Love the idea of this tag, I did it a while back, I think it’ll be interesting to revisit later and see if I accomplished my goals or not. I wish you luck & success in kicking ass with these goals you set for yourself!

    • May 7, 2017 / 8:34 pm

      Thank you! It’s such a good way of keeping track! xx

  5. May 7, 2017 / 8:10 pm

    How funny, this is my Sunday post as well! I really enjoyed doing this tag and you’ve set yourself some great goals. I look forward to reading your updated one in a years time x

  6. May 7, 2017 / 8:12 pm

    Aww this is a great post lovely! Nice to see a post where you can look forward, rather than back. I think that’s important. I’ve been out of counselling for a few years now properly (I will go back for a one off session if I need to) and it gets easier, I promise (: xx

  7. May 7, 2017 / 8:17 pm

    I never saw this tag when it was popular, but I love your version of it. Your goals are a mix of sensible and ambitious, and it gives you something to aim for. I hope you are able to achieve your goals by this time next year, and let’s hope you don’t have any to look back on that you haven’t achieved. Even if you do, though, I’m sure you’ll be closer towards reaching them than you are at your starting point, now, which is a bonus!

  8. I really like this kind of post that allows you to think of what’s to come and to set goals. They are great goals and I am sure you’ll nail them all! thanks for sharing! corinne

  9. May 7, 2017 / 8:21 pm

    This is such a great idea, such awesome goals too! Good luck!

    Kirsty | The Monday Project |

  10. May 7, 2017 / 8:29 pm

    Keep it up and keep determined! xx

  11. May 7, 2017 / 8:31 pm

    This is a great post! I hope you manage you achieve all your goals!

  12. May 7, 2017 / 8:58 pm

    I love this, setting targets and goals is so important to help you grow xx

  13. May 7, 2017 / 8:59 pm

    I believe you won’t fail! I am going to read all your blogs tonight and also I love the featured photo for this post! Good luck achieving!

  14. May 7, 2017 / 10:01 pm

    Great idea to share your goals in a blog post! Best of luck with your goals! 🙂

  15. May 8, 2017 / 5:03 pm

    There’s nothing wrong with ambition! Good luck-

  16. May 8, 2017 / 5:04 pm

    I love these targets that you have set yourself. I hope that you gain more confidence in your job, this is something that I have struggled in with the past as I, like yourself, have a tendency to bottle things up when it doesn’t help. And I am always screenshotting makeup pictures on social media for inspo!
    Great post,
    Lois x

    • May 8, 2017 / 7:29 pm

      Thank you sweet! I have no room left on my phone now because it’s all just screenshots haha! x

  17. May 8, 2017 / 5:25 pm

    I love seeing people’s goals! These are good goals and I’m sure you will be able to achieve them. I have so many things I want to work on over the next year particularly my blog and working towards achieving my career aspirations.

    Abbie •

  18. May 8, 2017 / 5:27 pm

    Good luck! I hope you manage to achieve it all! It’s good that you’re not only planning for the future but also looking at how to achieve your goals <3

  19. May 8, 2017 / 5:28 pm

    I loved this post, and I am totally going to steal it for next month. Great goals. I would love to photograph a gig properly as well.

  20. May 8, 2017 / 5:46 pm

    Hi, this is a fab idea. You cant beat setting goals and then achieving them. I think I need to have a go at this for myself, Chloe #TeacupClub

    • May 8, 2017 / 8:01 pm

      Thank you! You should definitely try it, I’d love to read it! x

  21. May 8, 2017 / 10:41 pm

    A great read as always. Always strive for goals never give up.

  22. May 9, 2017 / 10:21 am

    You have some really SMART Goals there. I like the structure of your post and with every goal you gave a brief explanation as to how you were going to achieve it. 🙂

  23. May 9, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    After reading this, I am now inspired to set goals of my own. I believe goal setting is really important to help keep us more focused and driven. Looking forward to seeing you achieve your goals. I’m rooting for you!

  24. Beccy Kiernan
    May 10, 2017 / 11:33 pm

    I need to stick to my goals. I want to be confident in a bikini by August when I go away… yet I ate a full packet of biscuits today, a crunchie and I do zero exercise. Help. Haha.


    Beccy |

  25. lablondevoyage4
    May 21, 2017 / 10:22 pm

    Great post and I love this idea 😊👍🏻 I might have to try this 😂

  26. May 25, 2017 / 5:14 pm

    these are great! I think we could all do with asking these questions of yourself. And you’re right SEO is a minefield 🙂

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