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September 1, 2017

September 2017 Goals

Happy September, Y’all! Fall is upon us and I am so incredibly thankful. Each and every year I talk about how fall is my favorite and each year I grow to love it more. Let’s savor the crisp mornings and warm afternoons in this beautiful month ahead!

September 2017 Goals


August was a month of productivity – heaps of it. I continued to implement running into my schedule and have grown very fond of it. We continued to honor our budget and have gained solid momentum with financial responsibility! I finished my design course with a 99%, and am now in the final days of the busiest season of the year for work. September is the welcome breath of fresh air I’ve been looking forward to!

August 2017 Goals Revisited:

– wake up every weekday at 6 am I woke up almost every day at 6:30 – a step in the right direction!
– hang truth on our walls (I’m very selective about our home decor, so this is slow-going.)
– continue with running intervals 3x/week
– begin blogging our wedding and the planning process! (read the first post here)
– complete three workout videos each week
– finish Start, Cultivate, and Eat Move Sleep
– read The One Thing (there was a hold on this at the Library)
– legally change my last name (I’m halfway there! The DMV lines are no joke.)
– send all our wedding thank you notes (Slowly but surely)
– borrow my friend’s DSLR camera and practice shooting manual I had so much fun with this!
– replace my running shoes (I purchased this pair)
– do daily core strengthening

September 2017 Goals:

– hang truth on our walls (I’m very selective about our home decor, so this is slow-going.)
– read The One Thing and Quitter
– finish legally changing my last name
– finish sending all our wedding thank you notes
– carve out a couple evenings to batch write at Starbucks
– bring festivity into our apartment with fall decor
– complete a two-week sugar fast
– implement a guided prayer list
– wake up at 6:15 Monday-Friday
– buy a cozy throw blanket and accent pillows for our couch

What do y’all have planned for September? Share a few of your goals in the comments below so I can cheer you on!

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  1. Laura @ Laura Likes Design

    September 1st, 2017 at 9:55 am

    I want to start waking up at a more consistent time, too! I should have added that to my list of goals!

  2. Kyla

    September 4th, 2017 at 8:45 am

    You can add it now Laura! I’ve learned that it’s never too late in a month to add a new goal when I find one that resonates well with me. 🙂

  3. Em

    September 1st, 2017 at 2:37 pm

    I love the batch write idea! I’m not sure if this is the angle you’re coming at it from, but I just read somewhere (maybe from Lauren Hooker) about bundling tasks you procrastinate on with tasks you look forward to – and one of her examples was heading to your favorite coffee shop for a drink while you knock out a particular set of tasks! It sounds smart!

  4. Kyla

    September 4th, 2017 at 8:45 am

    This is definitely what I mean, Emily! 🙂

  5. Hannah Hardy

    September 6th, 2017 at 12:39 am

    Great goals! Changing your last name is some major work! I always dread visiting the DMV 😜 One of my goals this month is to read a proverbs a day!