2017 🤝 2018: Hello Goodbye | The Future of The Past

Blabbers, Updates January 3, 2018

Happy New Year of 2018!
It’s January 3rd as I’m writing this post. We are back to writing our Dissertations with a jam-packed January ahead of us. No time to think about slacking for at least two months is the realisation that my peers and I have been coming to. But hey, how’s your year been already? 😄

Last December I wrote a post about the whole ‘new year, new me’ craze and why I think it’s bullshitGive it a read if you’re tired of always aiming to re-build yourself and then failing to introduce this new person into your own life because that’s not the way to introduce change!

Reading back on that post I realise I was not the one to set goals for myself or my blog but it might be because I started this blog last November, making a total of… wait for it… FIVE blog posts 😂😬 Sounds a bit whack but I know I was never the type to have constant flows of inspiration, especially when it comes to writing. I also remember being quite lost as to what I wanted to blog about so with every post it would get more difficult, until the point where I’d stop writing completely.

Regardless of that, in 2017 I blogged for a total of 10 times! That’s less than a post per month. Again, weak. 😬 But I’m happy I started posting more poetry and slowly started to explore niches, towards the end of the year embracing the ones I truly liked.

With this thought, I want to promise myself to keep exploring and keep writing. 2017 was a difficult year for me and my (mental) health, it was a year of realisation and 2018 will be a year of self-re-discovery. I’ve started a journey ever since I went to my first counselling session in November and have been getting better ever since.

I know this year I will be focusing on me as an individual and since this blog is a big part of me, I will be spending more time on it. Even though most bloggers say this and it seems like we all have the same promise every year – I will blog more – but I want to first write more, then publish quality content. 💪🏻

So, let’s continue working on our December 31st, 2017 selves. I’m already three days in and it feels liberating not to worry about being perfect. Actually, I did my very first mistake of the year exactly on the 2nd of January 😂

 

first mistake of 2018

@vb.planner on Instagram

Using the opportunity which is this post, I want to thank all of you who have been reading my blog. I want to think it’s only for me but I know it’s for you as well because it was my choice to make it public, just like it was your choice to read it.

I will keep a personal journal this year to improve myself but I will continue using this blog as an outlet for my art, creativity and learning. ❤️

Have a fantastic year! Make it one that it’s hard to forget and collect many stories to tell next year.

🐼

 

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Comments 2

  1. amazingmaia says on January 4, 2018

    In everything you said, we are so much alike! Even though, at the moment, I’m in a completely different state of mind.

    I support you all the way, and I still really want to have my copy of a published v.inkbook!

    Happy 2018, Vika!

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