Hello Loves, I have been extremely occupied with my day job and haven’t really had a chance to update my blogs for the month. APOLOGIES! Anyway, a month ago, on April 1st, I posted a blog about my MONTHLY GOALS for the month of April. To be honest, I kind of made a fool out of myself by confidently posting it. Since there is no such thing that I actually executed at making sure I completed my goals. NEVER MIND. Let’s just (just in case meaning) see how far we reached, chuckles.
Here’s a quick sappy update on my monthly goals:
30 Blogs for 30 Days (Minimum) – Duh! I hardly wrote any blogs this month – 4 to be specific… Following is the list of blogs that went live in April.
- MONTHLY GOALS FOR APRIL
- BOOK REVIEW: LIFE AND THE GREY NOTES
- FIND YOUR WHY: BLOG THE RIGHT WAY!
- EXPERIENCE LUXURY AT LE MERIDIEN KUALA LUMPUR
Receiving 500 FB Likes on T.A.L FB Page – I am on 50 likes / follows on my Facebook page with 30% engagement rate.
Gaining 500 Followers on Twitter – 13 followers and 33 tweets. a few Retweets by fellow twitter peeps to be added.
Engaging with 500 Followers on Instagram – This one worked pretty fine compared to Facebook and Twitter. I gained 165 followers on Instagram
Taking time for myself – This was for meditation, yoga and quick naps. I could take (take with a grain of salt idiom) power naps of 5 to 6 mins at work to de-stress myself.
Exercising and walking at the least 10,000 steps a day – Out of the 30 days in April, I managed to walk about 4500 – 5000 steps for about 15-20 days. NOT BAD!
Creating Mandalas and Doodles for Fiddled Doodles – I was completely out of touch with my mandalas. However, I managed to sell two travel articles instead.
Creating better quality photographs and saying NO to use of Google Images: I wish to avoid any kind of copyright infringement. I also intend to hone my photography skills that add a personal touch to the blogs this time. This was one thing that worked in my favor. I used free stock images and a majority of TAL blog included my personal photographs. I also did a quick DIY Guide on flatlay photography and tried my hands on the same.
Reading 10 books in a month: I was able to read 11 books this month, 9 as a profession and 2 for freelance book reviews. You can read one of the reviews posted on the blog for Life and The Grey Notes.
PHEW!! I am embarrassed. But I am going to conclude by saying that the same remains my monthly goal for May. Also, I’ll want to add up more to this list. A blog on the same will go live on 1st May.
Were you able to achieve your monthly goals or did a PROCRASTINATING BUG bite you too?
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