Goals for August

I’ve always been a goal setter. It helps me stay focused and have something to achieve. I don’t know how I would get anywhere if I didn’t set goals. I’m very thankful for my family for encouraging me to set goals for myself and striving for more. As a result, I’m always looking to improve and do more. So, I thought I’d share my 5 goals for August, and then review them on the 1st of September:

1. Study Thai for one hour each day. 

I haven’t made the time to study Thai for a long time. Sure, I use Thai on a daily basis, but I haven’t made a conscious effort to improve my Thai. I’m not planning on studying for one hour straight, but with short sessions throughout the day, to make use of time when I might otherwise be doing nothing, eg. while traveling, cooking, and time when I’d otherwise be on the internet!

2. Finish a website I’ve been working on

I have 4 more months for the 1000 Baht business competition (you can read about that here), and I have my business idea now, and I’ve started to develop a website, and now I just need to finish it! Easier said than done, but I’m hoping that soon I can reveal it for you all to see!

3. Finish the visa application

We are in the final stages of getting everything organised for Eight’s visa application, and if you’re wondering what for, read this). And, once the visa is finalised, we can book flights!! So exciting.

4. Hand write letters

A good friend is moving back home, and we’ve promised to go back to hand written letters at least monthly (as well as Skyping!). Writing and receiving a hand written letter is so much more special then an email. It’s the simple things.

5. Go on a date (or two) with Eight

When we first got married Eight and I had Friday night date nights, but then work, studying and life started getting in the way, and so we really want to start bringing those back. Having the set date meant that we always made time for each other, and focused just on us.

Do you set goals? Do you have any goals for August?

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2 thoughts on “Goals for August

  1. I set goals but I set them every 3 months. That said, some of them have a monthly or even weekly component to them like write a blog post per week. (Hasn’t happened but I haven’t given up!) and call my parents once a week on skype with the kids. I like your idea of studying Thai throughout the day. I may have to try and implement that. I also long to go back to hadnwritten letters. Lovely post and thanks for your comment on my blog!

    • They sound like good goals too, I should add the Skype call to my goals too. Studying Thai throughout the day makes it so much easier to remember and to find the time, so I’d highly recommend it!
      Thanks for you comment and stopping by.

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