As 2014 comes to an end, so too does the possibility of achieving any last-minute goals this year. I recall creating the goal list last December (2013) and mentally visualizing where I would be in preparation for 2015. I wanted to gather an education plan and transfer to a university (accomplished), become financially stable and work part-time to hasten my studies (accomplished), manifest my website into a personal hub of self-expression and utilize it towards my study goals (accomplished), and learn as much as possible (accomplished… sort of =p). However, I also wanted to take a vacation away from everything as I thought I would need to take some time to ‘relax.’ (failed, I don’t know how to ‘relax’) While I did not take this assumed vacation, the reason may be because I did not need to. I was perfectly content with my work-to-play balance throughout the year.
I start 2015 off in a new home near my place of work and university. I have falling in love with office supplies and now I am the proud owner of three whiteboards in my room. I am within 30 seconds walking distance to UIC’s Richard Daley Library and Learning Center and have a set work and school schedule for the entire year ahead. 2015 promises to be a year dedicated to education for me with all the stars aligning to focus on my long-term goals. Continue reading Review: 2014 Goals