New Year, New You // The Year of Fun
This post was sponsored by IZZE. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting Noodoso, and the partnerships that make this space possible!
When I welcomed 2016, I mentioned briefly that I wanted to make more time for fun. I tend to work a lot (that's an understatement), and wanted to focus this year of family, friends, and fun! I also wanted to remember that life isn't as perfect as it tends to look on Instagram and in blog posts, so I wanted to work toward embracing that and enjoying it!
When my friends at IZZE reached out and asked if I would work with them on a little New Year post, first I excitedly accepted, and then decided to make this one about me. - But in a way that you could totally make it about you too. Does that make sense?
I really wanted to embrace my new goals for the year, so I whipped up a quick and fun DIY. I turned up the music, and wrote down all the things I want to do in 2016. Little things, big things, things that take time, things I can do today - you name it, I wrote it! I didn't take the time writing them out in calligraphy or having them printed on gorgeous cards. NOPE! I used fun and colorful pens, embraced my less-than-perfect handwriting, and wrote them out as I thought of them!
Then I stuck them all in a little bowl on my desk, and added a few blank cards to the back of the stack. Now, when I'm feeling down or need a reminder to step away from the computer, I can flip through my little cards and choose something to do (or write new ones as I think of them)!
It's so important to step away from technology, go out with friends, have a bbq, go get coffee, and do things outside! (Yes, I REALLY want to go fishing this year!)
So from one sparkling water lover to another (or not if you don't like sparkling water), here's a photo of me in my daily uniform - jeans and a tee - at my messy desk, cheering you on this year and encouraging you to embrace the imperfections in life. Now get out and do fun things friends!