|lunch date| Own it

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{PilotingPaperAirplanes.com} Own it, Be a little wild, Henry David Thoreau, sunrise, sunset

If we met for lunch today, I would tell you…

I am a planner and a dreamer. Though sometimes at odds, the two characteristics keep me balanced between structure and spontaneity. My practical goals mix with out-there ideas, and paired with right people, they create something amazing.

Make it look pretty and you have me hook, line and sinker.

{The image above is the front and back cover I created for my 2015 planner. Check out Personal-Planner.com. You can customize just about everything in these gems. Not an affiliate link, FYI.}

This is year three using Susannah Conway’s Unraveling the year ahead workbook. It is the perfect blend of planning and dreaming all in a pretty package. First you’ll reflect on the year past then make plans for the year ahead, all guided by simple questions and lots of space to jot notes.

P.S. Keep the workbooks year to year. After reflecting on the year past, it’s fun to look at what you wrote last year.

My favorite part? Choosing a single word – or in my case this time, a phrase – to guide the year. I’ve chosen own it.

For me this means:

• own my decisions without excuses {less unnecessary apologies}
• own my mistakes {more necessary apologies}
• own my personality quirks {embarrassment takes a lot of energy}
• own my current situations {change what I can, work with what I can’t, less complaining}
• own my work-in-progress gorgeous self {embrace it all}

The workbook then guides you to select four companion words to flesh out your intention a bit more. This little word tree sets the foundation for goals, dreams and ideas in the year to come. It’s a fabulous process to help you be purposeful in 2015.

 Thanks for reading, friends!

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Do you have a word or intention for 2015?
What would you tell me at lunch today?

4 Responses to |lunch date| Own it

  1. Annmarie says:

    I love the idea of using a workbook like this! I used to journal all the time as a kid but with blogging I have less time to just free write. Plus this would help to sort things out in a more organized way- awesome!
    Annmarie recently posted…Wild Workout Wednesday: #NoExcuses, Get Your Squat On!My Profile

    • LarissaDaltonS says:

      I highly recommend the workbook, clearly. 🙂 I sat down with it in two sittings: one for the 2014 review, one for the 2015 dreams. You’ll love it!

  2. What a beautiful image!

    My phrase for 2015 is “Embrace change.” I’m starting a new job in a different city, releasing at least two more books and who knows what else?
    Arlene Hittle recently posted…BRIDE got a book tour for ChristmasMy Profile

    • LarissaDaltonS says:

      How exciting, Arlene! Its going to be an awesome year for you! This time last year I was in the “new job, new city” phase and it was the best move I’ve made yet.

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