2018 Year Goals

16th February 2018
Nora and Woody Reading

January 1st 2018. I unwrapped the flower clad 2018 calendar and hung it in the same familiar spot that held its predecessors. A new year, a new start, full of unknown beginnings and a chance to try everything all over again. And now, January, the month of good intentions, resolutions and more often than not, unrealistic expectations has been and gone, but on that very first day of this brand new year I made an unusual resolution; not to commit myself to too much and to think really carefully about what I want to achieve this year. I’ve spent January pondering and planning before penning my goals, hopes and wishes for 2018. 

2018 will see me leave my twenties behind and enter a new, unknown territory. These years have been so very kind to me, they gave me my business, made me a home owner, a mother. I’ve seen parts of the world I’d never dreamed of, found passions for the most unexpected things. I’m nervous to see what lies ahead but also grateful for all the growing and learning I’ve done this past decade, I think I finally know who I am and that feels so good. I hope thirty brings me more happiness, even more adventures and maybe even a party – we can’t let it pass quietly, surely?!

I spent the majority of 2017 spreading myself way too thinly across far too many tasks which meant nothing I did was ever 100% and I dedicated hours upon ours to stressing and feeling generally rubbish about pretty much everything. I must remember to say ‘no’ more often and to place my efforts exactly where they’re needed. With this last crazy year behind me, I plan to make more time for myself. Self care is so essential for a healthy mindand my goodness me, I have neglected myself this last year. It’s so cliche to say my goal for this year is to lose some of my comfort eating acquired baggage but really, I want more than that. Of course I want to lose weight but more so, I want to look after myself. I want to feel good in my own skin and to feel positive and happy and in order to do this, I need to dedicate time to myself. I so often feel guilty if I’m not spending every spare moment with my babies but I’m no use to them stressy and burnt out. I’ve already enrolled myself into a mindfulness class so hopefully that will aid me in my path to self appreciation and acceptance.

Another huge goal we have for this year is to pick up sticks and leave our ‘five year house’ that we’ll have lived in for seven years this year. We’ve spent so much time and effort on our lovely 1920’s semi but I’m so ready for a new project, somewhere bigger and most definitely detached – these kids don’t have the volume settings for neighbours, that’s for sure. We totally need to get our financial bottoms into gear to make this goal a reality and thankfully we’ve enlisted the help of the lovely folk over at Newcastle Building Society and their brand new Financial Advice Branch in Durham City Centre. Their goal with their new branch is to help people in the Durham area, like us, create a better financial future. Newcastle Building Society are also launching a savings account exclusively for people like us who live within the Durham area. It’s a six month ISA which can be opened with a minimum of £500, offering an interest rate of 1.25% and can be opened exclusively inside the Durham branch. We will be heading to the new Sadler Street branch soon to discuss all things savings to ensure we can hop up that housing ladder a rung or two. Now to move the Right Move app to my home screen and religiously check for the perfect place to call home.

2017 was definitely a testing year and one I’m glad to say goodbye to. I’m certain 2018 is going to be filled with new family adventures, self care and heaps of fun.

Do you have any 2018 goals in place? To help give your February a little boost, Newcastle Building Society are giving you lovely lot the chance to win a £50 Amazon Voucher. You can enter here!

This post was sponsored by Newcastle Building Society.

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  • Kate 17th February 2018 at 10:02 am

    The prospect of moving is so exciting! We have a five year goal too but I suspect it will go on a couple of years extra!

  • Mercedes 17th February 2018 at 11:51 am

    Great blog with interesting posts

  • Jemma 17th February 2018 at 6:45 pm

    Sounds like you have a busy year ahead of you this year, but definitely agree with you about the self care, we can’t always take the best care of others if we are not our best selves because we are somewhat neglecting ourselves.

  • Jemma 17th February 2018 at 6:58 pm

    Good luck with your 2018 goals huni.
    Jemma x

  • Anjana 17th February 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Great post! I like that you have highlighted self care & it’s importance in your article! Loads of good wishes with your goals !!

  • Emily Nellist / Babies and Beauty 18th February 2018 at 12:15 am

    How exciting. We’ve just started the moving house process and gosh it’s a pain. I feel you with spreading yourself thin, I definitely did that last year too.

  • Laura Dove 18th February 2018 at 1:42 pm

    Oh how exciting for you! A new house sounds like a really exciting project. I can’t wait to hear all about it!

  • Jennifer Dixon 19th February 2018 at 11:28 am

    That’s s really exciting goal! My goal for 2018 is to become more me again. To be kinder to myself and to have confidence in my decisions. As part of this I would like to have made progress in my career by the end of 2018.

  • Donna 19th February 2018 at 11:32 am

    Oh wow, this is going to be such a big year for you!! Turning thirty AND a new house. I’m excited to see it unfold x

  • Jo 19th February 2018 at 11:56 am

    Good luck with the potential house hunting, it’s so much fun!

  • EssexKate 19th February 2018 at 12:16 pm

    My goals for 2018 are all about getting the house organised. I want better storage so it might be tidier occasionally

  • Margaret Gallagher 19th February 2018 at 12:24 pm

    Spread far to thin last year
    More QUALITY time
    Less is the new more for me

  • Sophie Gillum-Webb 19th February 2018 at 12:27 pm

    Good luck with your goals!! My main goal for this year is to save a deposit for a house!!

  • Lyndsay-Rose 19th February 2018 at 12:31 pm

    To do more outdoor activities with my toddler

  • Katy Stevens 19th February 2018 at 1:19 pm

    My 2018 goals are mostly related to my business. I hope that 2018 is kind to you!

  • Tiffany Wills 19th February 2018 at 2:54 pm

    Wow your goals are great!!
    My goal is to be more me I lost myself after a hard year last year which has changed me for good but the least I could do is be more like the old me for my daughter ❤️

  • Susan Ann Bennett 19th February 2018 at 2:57 pm

    My goal is to be more healthier in 2018 if I say I am on a diet I fail so I am going to eat less and excersise more

  • Cath English 19th February 2018 at 3:08 pm

    To be healthy & happy, and spend more time with the people that matter

  • Richard Saunders 19th February 2018 at 3:35 pm

    My goal is to be healthier…which shouldnt be difficult!

  • Sue McCarthy 19th February 2018 at 3:57 pm

    Been out of work a while now so need to get a job.

  • Claire Stewart 19th February 2018 at 4:04 pm

    My main goal is to get my house renovation done, its already taken a year to get to this stage x

  • Dave 19th February 2018 at 4:10 pm

    My goal is to lose a shed load of weight and sort my back out.

  • sarah fielding 19th February 2018 at 4:10 pm

    To take the time and look after my mental health, providing myself with lots of self care!

  • Alica 19th February 2018 at 4:12 pm

    We are having major house renovations starting in April! Huge goals for us 😀 x

  • Cat Williams 19th February 2018 at 4:19 pm

    We want to be debt free by December 2018 ( other than the mortgage) and then 2019 will be start of mortgage overpayments and proper savings hopefully.

    Good luck with your appointment

  • Collette 19th February 2018 at 4:22 pm

    My goals this year are to focus on weight loss and health. Hopefully to become self employed, too! :) x

  • Sophie Marie Cartwright 19th February 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Good luck with your goals! I am aiming for a promotion at work this year :)

  • Fay 19th February 2018 at 5:01 pm

    To make a huge dent in decorating and furnishing our flat

  • Tania Atfield 19th February 2018 at 5:03 pm

    To start running and get our kitchen refurbishment started

  • Rebecca Cusick 19th February 2018 at 5:12 pm

    My main goal is to leave negativity behind! I’d really be able to look back on 2018 as being a really positive year :)

  • Iona Cornish 19th February 2018 at 5:18 pm

    I’m going to try and lose weight and get fitter and more flexible

  • Jessi 19th February 2018 at 5:30 pm

    My goals are improve my saving skills, hoping to have a nice family holiday next year

  • Stewart Smith-Langridge 19th February 2018 at 5:31 pm

    my primary goal is to manage (i.e. reduce) outgoings more proactively now that I have taken early retirement. I’ve already switched energy provider, cut off some Sky channels and reduced my wife’s mobile contract.

  • Pam Francis Gregory 19th February 2018 at 5:33 pm

    To clear some debt

  • Steph 19th February 2018 at 5:35 pm

    Be more organised!

  • Charlene 19th February 2018 at 5:36 pm

    My goals are to completely overhaul my outlook, I’ve been practicing gratitude and law of attraction xx

  • MARK THOMAS 19th February 2018 at 5:39 pm

    To save a little each month towards buying my first home

  • Sue Leake 19th February 2018 at 5:40 pm

    Do you have any 2018 goals in place?

    I would love to try a new skill. I would love to try glass as I have never done anything with this medium before.

  • Nigel Soulsby 19th February 2018 at 5:41 pm

    Sounds brilliant how everything works out

  • Lyndsey 19th February 2018 at 5:43 pm

    to eat more healthy

  • Susan Smith 19th February 2018 at 5:55 pm

    My goal is to have a go at starting my own business, i love to craft and my husband is good at doing things up, so between us, i think we could do well together

  • Hannah Fleming 19th February 2018 at 5:59 pm

    How funny we are starting a family mindfullness class soon!

  • Alice O'Neill 19th February 2018 at 6:10 pm

    My goal is to move into a lovely new flat with my daughter and start our new life here …

  • Bev 19th February 2018 at 6:14 pm

    This is the year of the baby!

  • Kaz 19th February 2018 at 6:18 pm

    My goal is to take more exercise, I have bad hips so the extra weight I have put on has really been giving me pain and I need to do this!

  • Bryony Sayburn 19th February 2018 at 6:27 pm

    Very motivating article thanks!

  • James Travis 19th February 2018 at 6:33 pm

    To lose more weight and run another half marathon or two

  • Linda Gray 19th February 2018 at 6:37 pm

    My goal for 2018 is to be more adventurous, less inhibited; I haven’t travelled in ten years since the loss of my husband but this year I’m off on a cruise from Lyon to Provence. The first of many future journeys…

  • Lindsey Stuart 19th February 2018 at 6:42 pm

    My year goals is to get fitter and lose at least 3 stone! So far so good, I am organised and do lots of food prep and freeze! I walk come rain or shine and feel great for it!

  • Joanne Darnell 19th February 2018 at 6:43 pm

    I would like to lose 10 pounds

  • Anthea Holloway 19th February 2018 at 6:45 pm

    My goal for 2018 is to visit lonely old people in my village who could do with some company. It is so easy to forget them but I want to get to know them.

  • laura stewart 19th February 2018 at 6:47 pm

    to learn a new skill

  • claire woods 19th February 2018 at 7:02 pm

    I’d like to do more exciting things with my weekends rather than just chores!

  • Amandeep Sibia 19th February 2018 at 7:02 pm

    Goal is to spend as much time with my family as possible!

  • Nicola Jones 19th February 2018 at 7:12 pm

    To get a job that i enjoy

  • Kelly Whitfield 19th February 2018 at 7:12 pm

    My goal is to sort out the house! We’ve lived here for two years and now is the time to really make it ours and do all of the jobs we’ve been meaning to do.

  • Mary Heald 19th February 2018 at 7:12 pm

    To try to make 3 new friends.

  • Beverley Cousins 19th February 2018 at 7:18 pm

    Enjoying every moment with the grandchildren, after being ill, it really puts a perspective on life!

  • Ann Willers 19th February 2018 at 7:24 pm

    My goal is to try and be more positive, less critical of others and myself, wear happy pants each day and smile!!

  • Rachel Bell 19th February 2018 at 7:25 pm

    My 2018 goal is to be happier <3 that means seeing friends more, worrying less about the mess and more about the fun activities with my children and enjoying my best friend (who I am lucky enough to call my husband!) xx

  • lisa dolatowski 19th February 2018 at 7:25 pm

    To start saving and have a holiday with my best friend

  • iain maciver 19th February 2018 at 7:36 pm

    just keep on going day by day

  • Carolyn99 19th February 2018 at 8:00 pm

    My 2018 goal is to travel to three countries I have been to before, lose a 10kg and write a blog

  • Violet Phillippo 19th February 2018 at 8:01 pm

    Completing my first year at University would be a fantastic achievement for me. I had a tough couple of years at sixth form and I’m very grateful to have this opportunity.

  • Sharon Saunders 19th February 2018 at 8:05 pm

    My goals for this year are to finally get the house sorted – de clutter and redecorate. We’ve been here over 5 years now so it’s time we did the things we always wanted to do. I’m also going to train to run a half marathon again this year – I’ve only done it once before but would love to do it again. Finally, but most importantly my main goal is to support our kids – one with her studies in a particularly challenging year, one with his preparation for GCSE’s to start and one with the challenges of learning everything because he’s just 2! lol

  • Lesley Bambridge 19th February 2018 at 8:10 pm

    Our goal is to declutter and prepare for moving house, although we do not yet have a date. We have small goals each week to plan ,organise, strategise and clean towards a stress free experience.

  • Sam | North East Family Fun Blog 19th February 2018 at 8:14 pm

    My goal is to save for a car this year x

  • Julie 19th February 2018 at 8:18 pm

    My goal is to get for once and for all, no more excuses!

  • Katie 19th February 2018 at 8:19 pm

    Be healthy and to try and enjoy life… It didn’t go as we had planned…

  • Jennifer Toal 19th February 2018 at 8:20 pm

    My goal is to lose weight which I am track at the moment and to try new things

  • angela a kay 19th February 2018 at 8:24 pm


  • Catherine 19th February 2018 at 8:26 pm

    Mine is to go further in my career and move house too!

  • William Gould 19th February 2018 at 8:41 pm

    I have to paint the garage door, varnish the side gate and redecorate the shower room and kitchen. Well that’s what my wife says anyway! lol

  • Theresa W 19th February 2018 at 8:42 pm

    How exciting!

  • Laura Todd 19th February 2018 at 8:46 pm

    My goal is weight loss & fitness

  • DAWN WINSKILL 19th February 2018 at 8:49 pm

    My goal this year is to raise £500 for a children`s hospice

  • Jacqui 19th February 2018 at 9:04 pm

    My 2018 goal is to land my ‘dream’ job. I want to do something I enjoy, rather than ‘just a job’.

  • laura banks 19th February 2018 at 9:11 pm

    i’m trying to get fitter and loose some weight

  • Simon C 19th February 2018 at 9:16 pm

    We managed to move house just before the new year, so our main goals for this year are to settle in, get the place sorted out, and make friends with the neighbours.

  • Michelle Ferguson 19th February 2018 at 9:31 pm

    I want to clear some debt this year and get rid of all the junk in the house

  • Sarah Addey 19th February 2018 at 9:32 pm

    Get a new home

  • Nikki Hayes 19th February 2018 at 9:43 pm

    To carry on with my weight loss programme and to get more exercise – that will do for a start :o)

  • Kellie Steed 19th February 2018 at 9:47 pm

    I would love to get mu business up and running this year. I have been doing a bit of a test run over the past few months but I feel like this is the year to take the plunge.

  • Juanita Powers 19th February 2018 at 9:54 pm

    My goals are to redecorate the house, and to be fitter this year

  • Caroline Hunter 19th February 2018 at 10:01 pm

    My goal is to drink less! Up to yet I’ve only had 5 drinks since beginning of January!!!

  • Maria Hackett 19th February 2018 at 10:08 pm

    My goals are to take my toddler twinnies out every weekend and do Outdoor things.

  • JOANNA TERRY 19th February 2018 at 10:10 pm

    bored of the same meals so attempting to cook a new recipe each week!!

  • Caroline Cordery 19th February 2018 at 10:12 pm

    My year goals are start buying my own house after a split!

  • Caroline Cordery 19th February 2018 at 10:12 pm

    My year goal is to start buying my own house after a split.

  • Emma Smiley 19th February 2018 at 10:21 pm

    I just booked my wedding so lots of money saving and planning to do for next year

  • Diana Webb 19th February 2018 at 11:38 pm

    It must be so exiting to be moving house,something I would like to do myself. I’m setting my goals this year on losing a stone in weight and setting up a small business using my sewing skills to top up my wage.

  • Angela Treadway 20th February 2018 at 12:43 am

    my goal is to hopefully lose some weight and be healthier x

  • Marc Dean 20th February 2018 at 1:46 am

    Great post.

  • Marilyn farquharson 20th February 2018 at 5:32 am

    To get more fit in our 70s! Daily walks in the park and I have roped the hubby into Pilates classes!

  • Claire | the ladybirds adventures 20th February 2018 at 6:22 am

    good luck with the house move. a very exciting year ahead.

  • Sarah Blakebrough 20th February 2018 at 6:45 am

    My goal is to improve my mental health and do some things that scare me (that’s a long list!)

  • Lara Latchem 20th February 2018 at 7:11 am

    This year is to take care of myself more as I can’t be a good mum or carer if I don’t take care of myself

  • ann goody 20th February 2018 at 7:56 am

    I would like to reduce the amount of alcohol I drink and increase the water I do not drink! Had a dry January, not so good for February….

  • Christel Dance 20th February 2018 at 9:11 am

    My aim is to knit my two boys three jumpers each and if I am ahead of target, a Christmas Jumper for myself.

  • Elinor Fisher 20th February 2018 at 9:47 am

    I’ve just been diagnosed with arthritis in both knees so my goal for 2018 is to religiously do all the daily exercises my physio gave me; to keep active and not be such a couch potato; and to eat healthily- all to try and keep my knees pain-free and delay any surgery until years later!

  • Lillian Walker 20th February 2018 at 9:51 am

    Great Prize xx

  • Charmaine Dance 20th February 2018 at 10:10 am

    To be more positive

  • MANDY DOHERTY 20th February 2018 at 10:39 am

    To be more active

  • Graham Ross 20th February 2018 at 11:06 am

    To get my self fitter and lose weight to control my diabetes better

  • Morgana 20th February 2018 at 11:09 am

    You have such an exciting year ahead of you!
    My goals for this year are to be kinder to myself and not run myself into the ground. I want to make healthier choices too and work on my fitness, my kids and husband are so active and I’d love to keep up with them better x

  • Tracy Newton 20th February 2018 at 11:34 am

    My goal this year is to be the best mother I can. Unexpectedly having to bring my son up on my own is going to be tough, but I CAN do it

  • Laura Harrison 20th February 2018 at 11:34 am

    To keep l Iosing weight and to be more healthier xx

  • Emma chapman 20th February 2018 at 12:01 pm

    Is to be positive and love my self more ! No more self doubt

  • Lauren Jones 20th February 2018 at 12:11 pm

    My goal is to finally finish our house we’ve been decorating for what feels like years but every room is taking 6 months feels a little like we will never finish. But I started 2018 believing we can do it !

  • Susan B 20th February 2018 at 12:15 pm

    Lose a stone; decorate at least one room; lay a new patio (get a man in) and take a weekend city break.

  • Bruce 20th February 2018 at 12:16 pm


  • charlotte 20th February 2018 at 12:21 pm

    To finally quit smoking – on attempt no. 4 this year but won’t stop trying! Saving all my brain space for that, then I can work on fixing the house :)

  • Alison Burns 20th February 2018 at 12:23 pm

    My goal is to walk 1000 miles this year. Only 2.7 miles per day on average, so
    far I am on target.

  • Danielle Moore 20th February 2018 at 12:26 pm

    We are hoping to buy our house we live in so at the minute we are trying to get it abit nicer decorating every room.. will be worth it in the end :)

  • Ray Dodds 20th February 2018 at 12:48 pm

    Healthier 2018

  • Ana Andrei 20th February 2018 at 1:15 pm

    This year I have to keep myself out from to much sweet, eat more healthy with plenty vegetables and fruits and exercise more.

  • Maggie Ali 20th February 2018 at 1:17 pm

    We’d love to buy a farm!

  • Danielle Dudley 20th February 2018 at 1:21 pm

    Healthier 2018

  • Carole Nott 20th February 2018 at 1:31 pm

    to keep healthy and enjoy every day

  • zoe lesley fox 20th February 2018 at 2:24 pm

    my goal for 2018 is to fight more for myself

  • Sarah 20th February 2018 at 2:59 pm

    I also really want to spend more time on myself last year, like you I spread myself so thinly
    Last year and ended up poorly a lot! X

  • Paul Johnston 20th February 2018 at 3:01 pm

    My goal is to learn Norwegian, which isn’t so easy at my age but I’m getting there. I really want to push myself out of my comfort zone.

  • Karen Usher 20th February 2018 at 3:49 pm

    2018 Year goals, spend more time with my family instead of taking overtime at work . I can always make money later on in life, but I cant make everlasting memories. So memories and moments with the children will come first, overtime at work can wait until they are older :)

  • Abigail Cullen 20th February 2018 at 4:22 pm

    I’m determined to shred the extra weight i have been putting on, and have already started walking regularly and depending on my shift and weather permitting, change my routes etc.

  • Kathy Cakebread 20th February 2018 at 4:29 pm

    hope you achieve all your 2018 goals!

  • Iris Tilley 20th February 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Experimenting with Fragrances and making my own candles & soaps

  • Sheena Batey 20th February 2018 at 4:51 pm

    I would love to get back to 9st and toned for my 60th birthday in July

  • carolyn joyce 20th February 2018 at 4:59 pm

    To pass my level 4 in dog grooming with distinctions

  • Isabell Whitenstall 20th February 2018 at 5:38 pm

    My goal for this year is to walk 10,000 steps each day to get fit. Its hit and miss at the minute due to the bad weather.

  • JULIE WARD 20th February 2018 at 6:07 pm

    To get the house done up which includes a new kitchen, otherwise I will be moving house alone

  • kayleigh white 20th February 2018 at 6:17 pm

    I lost 7 stone 6 years ago and kept it off for 5 years. In 2018, I am already shedding the 4 stone I put back on!

  • Frances H 20th February 2018 at 7:10 pm

    Decorating and revamping the bathroom on a tiny budget.

  • clara 20th February 2018 at 7:34 pm

    mine is to eat less meat this year

  • Valerie Seal 20th February 2018 at 8:17 pm

    Just staying alive would be quite an achievement for me!

  • Hannah Wallington 20th February 2018 at 8:23 pm

    My goal is to improve my health

  • Alex Brownlee 20th February 2018 at 8:36 pm

    i want to lose a stone

  • Rachel McMillan 20th February 2018 at 8:46 pm

    My goal is to get my toddler potty trained ! No more nappies.

  • Jenna Hegarty 20th February 2018 at 8:56 pm

    A bit more time for self care.

  • Gillian McClelland 20th February 2018 at 9:52 pm

    My goals are to be more financially responsible and be more aware of my spending habits and try to save money

  • Natasha R-M 20th February 2018 at 10:02 pm

    To enjoy reading as many books (paper ones) as I possibly can!

  • Martha Chisholm 20th February 2018 at 10:33 pm

    Do more walking….

  • Kelly Hemmings 21st February 2018 at 5:24 am

    I started yoga classes in December last year & my goal is to continue with these … the benefits for mind & body are huge !

  • Rachael 21st February 2018 at 6:58 am

    This year I was determined to get driving .. passed my test 2nd Feb but yet to afford a car. I’ve also started a degree with the OU and giving it my all! I’m to be a nanny in a few weeks also so lots going on this year ! Thankyou for this chance , will be extremely appreciated xx

  • john radburn 21st February 2018 at 7:09 am

    tie up all the loose ends of life!

  • Cat H 21st February 2018 at 7:33 am

    My goal is to finish decorating my house

  • Natasha Gandy 21st February 2018 at 8:15 am

    What a great year you have lined up!

    This years goal was to start saving for our own home but my son has then been offered an amazing opportunity to travel so we will be switching all money to that as need to fund £4k x

  • Amy Pest 21st February 2018 at 9:05 am

    have time for myself and do activities that push me

  • astrid c 21st February 2018 at 9:07 am

    to lose weight x oh and a holiday this year xx

  • Emma C 21st February 2018 at 9:31 am

    I am saving to hopefully buy a house this year. Good luck with yours x

  • Kelly Hanson 21st February 2018 at 9:32 am

    My goal for 2018 is to lose another 2 stone. I lost 2 last year so I’m halfway to my goal weight, wish me luck! :)

  • Jodi hill 21st February 2018 at 9:44 am

    Mine are to actually learn to drive & get my new home decorated & finished exactly how I want it. (Don’t tell the mr) ha ha!

  • Jodi hill 21st February 2018 at 9:45 am

    Mine are to finall learn how to drive & get our new home decorated and finished exactly how I want it (shhh! Don’t tell the mr) haha!

  • Charlotte Thornton 21st February 2018 at 9:45 am

    To lose the last 1/2 a stone, ive already lost 2 stone!

  • gemma hendry 21st February 2018 at 9:52 am

    celebrate daughters second birthday, go on first family holiday and sort my health

  • Danielle Dudley 21st February 2018 at 9:55 am

    To be more active with my toddler

  • tina Glover 21st February 2018 at 10:24 am

    I spent last year in exactly the same way with too much to do and not enough time…. It left me tired and with no time to myself This year I have pledged to run 500 miles so make sure I get some Me time. I started running in September and i’m not the fastest or even that good but i love the fact it clears my head and eases stress. It gives me time to think. Thanks for the chance to win a voucher it would be lovely to treat myself to some new running gear x

  • Katrina Adams 21st February 2018 at 10:28 am

    To lose some weight, read more, be more sociable, finish off bits on the house and to do something adventurous every month!

  • Alice Colling 21st February 2018 at 10:36 am

    To finish writing my book, and fit in more exercise!

  • HAYLEY PAYTON 21st February 2018 at 11:54 am

    more mum and baby time

  • Victoria Easton 21st February 2018 at 2:06 pm

    More family time and get in the garden more – it needs it!

  • Amanda Gregory 21st February 2018 at 2:30 pm

    My year goals are to expand my businesses.

  • MM 21st February 2018 at 3:00 pm

    I want to run a marathon in less than four hours (this aim has been carried over from the previous two years)!

  • Angie McDonald 21st February 2018 at 5:30 pm

    My goal is to pass my driving test!

  • maria blythin 21st February 2018 at 5:33 pm

    i have started raising money for guide dogs and my goal is to get more involved with helping out etc x

  • Gayatri Gogoi 21st February 2018 at 6:48 pm

    I’m trying to do well in my new job

  • Jules Eley 21st February 2018 at 7:53 pm

    My goals this year are to get my house sorted, hire a skip and ship out what we don’t need, use or have space for.

  • Simone Griffin 21st February 2018 at 8:36 pm

    My 2018 goal is to get married :)

  • Rebecca Sutton 21st February 2018 at 8:38 pm

    my goal is to lose 6 stone this year!! feeling positive!

  • Mary Campbell 21st February 2018 at 8:48 pm

    I’ve resolved to write down something good that happened for each day of the year, so that, come New Year’s Eve, I’ll have a whole diary of positives to look back on, in preparation for next year :)

  • sarah Rowland 21st February 2018 at 9:04 pm

    good luck with your goals, sounds like you have a busy year ahead of you.
    My goals this year is to try and not stress about our up coming wedding in july, and try to be more spontaneous when it comes to the kids and days out.

  • Zoey P 21st February 2018 at 9:11 pm

    To enjoy my new job, and everything crossed that we finally become parents after years of trying and IVF treatment.

  • Allan Wilson 21st February 2018 at 11:24 pm

    Complete the renovation of our farm outbuildings into holiday cottages.

  • Kirsty Redding 22nd February 2018 at 1:24 am

    My Goal is to save up and go on my first ever holiday abroad.

  • Sharon Hirst 22nd February 2018 at 3:13 am

    To go for a walk every day and get fitter

  • Mary Davis 22nd February 2018 at 7:12 am

    I really want to finish my first romance novel but take a relaxed approach, like you said, and not burn out. I’d also like to build up our savings as it was decimated with my health problems last year. I’d love to start a book review blog, but that’s a secondary goal and very much play-it-by-ear! 😉 Well done on being more easy on yourself. That’s sooo important. Actually I find I get MORE done overall and better health (and mood) if I don’t overdo. I learned that the hard way! Best of wishes for 2018! :)) xx

  • Erica Price 22nd February 2018 at 7:52 am

    To become more independent

  • Kim Lam 22nd February 2018 at 7:52 am

    To lose weight and get healthy

  • Emma Walton 22nd February 2018 at 9:12 am

    My year goal is to eat less. I know that sounds a little odd but I have a problem with food as in I eat far too much for all the wrong reasons which has caused me to put on a lot of weight. I need to find a way to fight my food addiction.

  • jo liddement 22nd February 2018 at 9:28 am

    My goals this year are to continue restoring my house. I intend to buy new carpets for the hallway and bedrooms this year and also to paint the back of the house.

  • Victoria Prince 22nd February 2018 at 9:45 am

    This post really resonated with me. Probably especially so as we are the same age, even though at very different points in our lives – but there is just something about leaving your 20s!

    My major year goal is to declutter my life so I can focus on what’s important. More “tangible” ones are to bake more, grow more of my own vegetables and enter an agricultural show with some of the results!

  • Tracy Gladman 22nd February 2018 at 10:23 am

    I am planning to get fit and lose weight.

  • Elizabeth Smith 22nd February 2018 at 10:30 am

    Clear the shed!

  • Hayley Colburn 22nd February 2018 at 10:53 am

    Before I had my 3rd child I was lucky enough to pretty much be able to eat whatever I want and not gain too much weight, since having her the pounds are just piling on, my goals are to get out and do more exercise and cut down on treat days, I have a holiday booked in June and none of my summer clothes fit at the moment so I guess the main goal is to get back into them by June (or its going to be one hell of an expensive holiday shop)

  • Ian Yates 22nd February 2018 at 11:11 am

    Getting by, with the occasional moment or two of genuine interest.

  • Angeline 22nd February 2018 at 11:27 am

    Oh I have 18 goals for this year which I am well on my way to achieving :) The bigest one for e is walking the west highland way which is a 96 mile hike. I’m doing it for mental health, mainly women and families experiencing post natal depression/anxiety/psychosis. I have always wanted to do this walk and after having had PND twice… i think t is now tie o do it. I leave on the 9th of April and Im hoping to do it over 6 days. I’ll be blogging about it and i’ve started my prep .. Best of luck to you and your goals this year! I can totally empathise with you and what you said regarding not being able to say no, and not giving things 100%. I think a lot of us are guilty of doing that :( working on that too this year!

  • Stevie 22nd February 2018 at 12:09 pm

    My goals are to be a more tidy person and lose a couple of tummy inches.

  • ruth lee 22nd February 2018 at 1:13 pm

    my goal is to get a new job

  • Rebecca Howells (@Regrash7) 22nd February 2018 at 1:39 pm

    To be healthier, happier and lose some weight

  • Sheri Darby 22nd February 2018 at 3:02 pm

    To go for a daily walk

  • Rebecca Powell 22nd February 2018 at 3:08 pm

    To train for a half marathon

  • Shaun Heathcote 22nd February 2018 at 3:19 pm

    I am trying to get fitter and loose a little weight. i have every intention of succeeding

  • Eileen Sumner 22nd February 2018 at 3:20 pm

    Healthy eating and exercise

  • Kathy Bond 22nd February 2018 at 3:25 pm

    My year goals are to go to the gym regularly, to make loads of fun memories with my two sons, aged 3 &1, and to have a first weekend away with my husband since our eldest was born!

  • Amy Lambert 22nd February 2018 at 4:01 pm

    to excerise more for both my fitness and my mental health

  • Angela Kelly 22nd February 2018 at 4:23 pm

    I hope to reach the end of the year sticking to my resolution not to think about work at home, and not to stress when I’m at work. I’m doing well with this, I hope to continue.

  • Julia Mason 22nd February 2018 at 4:32 pm

    My goals are to finish sorting/organizing the house & my finances since spliting up with my partner & a few inches of belly fat WILL be getting removed :0)

  • Allan Fullarton 22nd February 2018 at 5:06 pm

    Purchasing a new home.

  • Sandra Jo Siddall 22nd February 2018 at 5:41 pm

    My goals this year are to finally get all the decorating done after 2 years of waiting for repairs to be done. Will be fantastic when it’s all done.

  • Chris McGeown 22nd February 2018 at 5:42 pm

    to spend more time with the people that matter

  • Rennene Hartland 22nd February 2018 at 5:57 pm

    It’s to get myself back down the gym and to get fit and healthy

  • Lauren Old 22nd February 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Mine is to embrace being independent and further my career goals

  • Jen morgan 22nd February 2018 at 6:18 pm

    My goal is to finally finsh decoratingg our house. We moved in nearly two years ago but with work and small kids just never seem to finish it!

  • Sarah Austin 22nd February 2018 at 7:42 pm

    To lose the baby bump!

  • Donna Caldwell 22nd February 2018 at 7:45 pm

    I intend this year to improve my baking skills

  • Heather Crowe 22nd February 2018 at 8:18 pm

    My goals are to do more things that i love.

  • C Whitlow 22nd February 2018 at 8:26 pm

    Find my dream job! Or at least figure out what my dream job actually is. x

  • Laura Pritchard 22nd February 2018 at 8:33 pm

    My goals are to lose the baby weight & to save enough money for our holiday.

  • Carol Phile 22nd February 2018 at 8:40 pm

    My goal is to get my back fixed and to, God willing, get back to normal

  • Monika Bascombe 22nd February 2018 at 8:43 pm

    My main goal is to start youtube channel and learn to edit videos

  • ROSEMARY HICKLING 22nd February 2018 at 9:06 pm

    My goal for this year is to walk and read more.

  • jill dean 22nd February 2018 at 9:11 pm

    I am making more time for myself to chill out

  • Chris Fletcher 22nd February 2018 at 9:34 pm

    This year mine are to sort out the house!

  • Ellen Stafford 22nd February 2018 at 9:54 pm

    I really want to learn to drive. I think it would give me confidence and even more independence.

  • Hazel Rea 22nd February 2018 at 10:11 pm

    My major goal is to get back to playing the keyboard and to learn to play The Maple Leaf Rag. It’s been my ambition for many years but I’ve never got round to it until now. My other goals are to declutter and get fitter.

  • Angela L Paull 22nd February 2018 at 10:14 pm

    My goal is to have a proper de-clutter – the house is drowning in stuff!

  • Caroline Shepherd 22nd February 2018 at 10:16 pm

    I’d love to move to somewhere with a little more space this year, but I’m not sure it’s going to happen. Hopefully we can do some projects on our current place instead to make the most of what we have!

  • Jayne K 22nd February 2018 at 10:30 pm

    To de-clutter my house and to get healthier

  • stephanie bee 22nd February 2018 at 11:22 pm

    what an amazing goal for 2018, we have lots of goals to put into place, im turning 30 this yr, my number one is to get fit enough to climb snowden, its something me and my partner have done many times on different trails, however after having kids and putting on weight there is no way we could do it, but this year is our year, start of slow as we mean to go on, 2019 shall be the year we take to it again,

  • Andrea Johnson 22nd February 2018 at 11:23 pm

    I want to pay off a credit card. Oh and lose weight and find a nice man. Hmmm. The credit card seems more likely….

  • Sara Goodman 22nd February 2018 at 11:32 pm

    My son has recently become a vegetarian, and my daughter, thinking that was too easy, has decided veganism is the way forward for her! My goal is to find some recipes that work for the whole family, it may sound simple, but I’m struggling! Aren’t vegetarians supposed to like humous and lentils?? Apart from that, I’d like to walk more and eat less, especially chocolate!!

    Thanks for a brilliant giveaway :)

  • Julie Booth 22nd February 2018 at 11:50 pm

    My year goal is to know where everything is in the house, so major sorting out is in order!!

  • Philip Stone 23rd February 2018 at 12:07 am

    Got to finish some home and garden projects, relaying a patio and building a shed

  • Susan Clayton 23rd February 2018 at 12:15 am

    I’m only months away from my 2018 goal! I graduate from my 4 year Open University law degree in July. Boy it’s been a tough one, but SO worth it.

  • Jane Gorton 23rd February 2018 at 12:18 am

    Our goals was to decorate the house top to bottom but unfortunately this has been put on hold as my Husband has been made redundant! Both now frantically looking for jobs!!! Fantastic prize, thank you x

  • Andrea M-W 23rd February 2018 at 4:00 am

    Boosting my green credentials and getting an electric car

  • Karen Painter 23rd February 2018 at 4:22 am

    I have two main goals this year. I want to get my health and fitness under control with healthy eating and more exercise and also to grow lots more fruit and veg for lots of healthy family meals.

  • Carly Belsey 23rd February 2018 at 5:30 am

    My goal is to be able to start working more hours so that we can save up for a lovely family holiday to Cornwall in August

  • Deborah Clarke 23rd February 2018 at 5:35 am

    My goal is to start running again and complete a half marathon in aid of my local foodbank. Fab giveaway thanks for the chance

  • Christine Hobbs 23rd February 2018 at 6:12 am

    I have one big goal this year and that is to become a better timekeeper. I leave late, rush everywhere and try and do to much before I know I have to be somewhere. I must try to pace myself, realise my limits and not be afraid to sit read, chill and relax. Most things can wait till tomorrow. The children have grown up so I do not have to be Supermum anymore…..

  • Jodie W 23rd February 2018 at 6:36 am

    We bought a house in need of a fair bit of modernisation in Jan, the builders are on the home straight now and the entire house has just been plastered so our goals for this year will be to decorate the entire house, and make a start on chopping down some of the garden.

  • Emma Hussain 23rd February 2018 at 6:39 am

    To find a new home and work on my agoraphobia

  • Lorna Cox 23rd February 2018 at 7:24 am

    Goals for this year are to be healthy and happy sharing time with family and friends and maybe declutter if I have time!

  • Lucy Chester 23rd February 2018 at 7:33 am

    I want to get fitter in 2018 and received a fitbit to help me and so far doing so much better and enjoying my walks

  • Ree 23rd February 2018 at 8:17 am

    Goals for the year – more quality time with lil one, more time doing things just for me and lose the working mum guilt.

  • Kim W 23rd February 2018 at 8:22 am

    My goal is to support my family through a difficult time.

  • Carolyn99 23rd February 2018 at 8:23 am

    I have similar plans for this year. Except, rather than leave a home we have lived in for a while, we need to start thinking about where we would like to settle down. We have been freewheeling all over with back to back holidays and have no place that we can call home. We can’t decide where we want to live longer term and have loved short term lets in loads of different cities. Our forever home is very elusive.

  • Alex 23rd February 2018 at 8:37 am

    Good luck with your 2018 goals! I have just left my twenties a few months ago and recently bought a house with my wife. Our goal is to decorate upstairs this year, although I’m sure it will take a lot longer than we think! We would like to make as much time for fun as possible too, as buying the house seemed to take up most of last year.

  • Katie Walker 23rd February 2018 at 8:49 am

    My goals are to stay out of hospital and work on getting out on my own. I have mental health problems so I struggle with both of these things.

  • Romana Richards 23rd February 2018 at 9:06 am

    My goal is going to come to fruition in April.

  • Carla mooney 23rd February 2018 at 9:14 am

    We would like to have a new house this year as we need a 3bed. I also want to spend more time with my kids as they are growing up too quick.

  • Scott Fallon 23rd February 2018 at 9:29 am

    My goals are to pass my driving test and try more new things.

  • clair downham 23rd February 2018 at 9:34 am

    to get more sleep

  • Tess D 23rd February 2018 at 9:38 am

    my goal for 2018 is to finally pass my accountancy exams – good luck with yours x

  • Kate 23rd February 2018 at 9:42 am

    Interesting plans

  • carrie wilford 23rd February 2018 at 9:46 am

    mine is to be more healthy food-wise and walking more

  • Danny Evans 23rd February 2018 at 9:47 am

    Would love to try and sort out a family holiday this year, need to win the lottery i think though

  • emma kinsey 23rd February 2018 at 10:05 am

    learning to drive as I have 4 children

  • carol boffey 23rd February 2018 at 10:21 am

    My year goal is to get fitter

  • Jade Ring 23rd February 2018 at 10:30 am

    My goals this year are to just live life more simply and try not to worry about the small things <3 x

  • Maria Jane Knight 23rd February 2018 at 10:39 am

    My 2018 life goals are to finally put down a deposit and set a date for our wedding and to take more time for myself also.

  • Karen Harrison 23rd February 2018 at 10:49 am

    My goal is making my house liveable!

  • Sam f 23rd February 2018 at 11:04 am

    My goal is to give birth in a few weeks and be the best I can be. To stand up for myself a bit more as well.

  • Darren Mckenzie 23rd February 2018 at 11:08 am

    To be more active

  • Vicki 23rd February 2018 at 11:11 am

    Good luck with all your goals this year – may they come into fruition and you get that new (bigger) house!

  • Rachael Sexey 23rd February 2018 at 11:24 am

    To find a moment of happiness in every day

  • Tessa Robinson 23rd February 2018 at 11:27 am

    My goal is to declutter the house this year

  • paula cheadle 23rd February 2018 at 11:34 am

    my goals are to sort out my health

  • Claire Lacey 23rd February 2018 at 11:42 am

    My goal is to actually get my own little business set up instead of just dreaming about it

  • emma wilks 23rd February 2018 at 11:51 am

    My goal is to be more organised and spend lots of time with my kids doing fun things.
    We go on holiday to Lanzarote and a voucher would be perfect for some inflateables. Thanks for the chance x

  • Joanna Kasznicki 23rd February 2018 at 11:51 am

    My goals are to spend more outdoor time with my sons

  • ani murphy 23rd February 2018 at 11:53 am

    To enjoy life more

  • Lynn Neal 23rd February 2018 at 12:08 pm

    Get my finances in order, improve my fitness and find time to chill out!

  • Ruth Wollerton 23rd February 2018 at 12:19 pm

    To stress less and be happier and healthier.

  • Gillian Turner 23rd February 2018 at 12:24 pm

    I’ve just returned to studying for a degree, so my goal is to keep organised and work hard.

  • Natalie White 23rd February 2018 at 12:28 pm

    Keep saving towards buying a house… and pass a course I’ve just started! :)

  • Jacqueline Roberts 23rd February 2018 at 12:29 pm

    To take everyday as it comes and do what I can and enjoy what I can

  • Kim Neville 23rd February 2018 at 12:38 pm

    Goals for me are to keep up with my Fitbit challenges to motivate me more and to mix up my exercise routines and involve my family too to keep active. Visit some new places this year

  • Tamsin Dean 23rd February 2018 at 12:51 pm

    hope to get a spot on the uni course I would love to do at the grand age of 43

  • Naomi Williams 23rd February 2018 at 12:57 pm

    My goal this year is to get a new job

  • Shannon Mostert 23rd February 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Declutter and minamilise my home and life.

  • Celia Cuddehay 23rd February 2018 at 1:19 pm

    My goal is to clear my credit card

  • Robyn Clarke 23rd February 2018 at 1:28 pm

    To finish saving for a house deposit.

  • Sophie Foulds 23rd February 2018 at 1:39 pm

    My goal is to get my house in tip top condition!

  • Jayne Townson 23rd February 2018 at 1:43 pm

    To give my home and garden a makeover and to do as many good turns as I can.

  • Joanne Benham 23rd February 2018 at 1:45 pm

    My goals for 2018 are to renovate my bathroom, try and redecorate my kids bedrooms, to appreciate turning 40 and to book a family trip to Finland!

  • Kay Broomfield 23rd February 2018 at 1:49 pm

    I set big goals every year. For 2018 I’m focussed on buying my commercial office building and getting my new jewellery business off the ground! BIG goals but working hard to achieve them.

  • Anna Brown 23rd February 2018 at 1:58 pm

    My goals for 2018 are to lose 2 st 7lb, growing my business and having more time for myself.

  • jade rice 23rd February 2018 at 2:05 pm

    my goals are to get to grips with my mental health and gain something positive instead of going back to the negative i want my kids to be happy and have healthy habbits x

  • Keri Jones 23rd February 2018 at 2:13 pm

    This year I would love to start decorating our house. It’s a complete blank canvas I just don’t know where to start x

  • Samantha R 23rd February 2018 at 2:15 pm

    To try and reduce my anxiety and read more.

  • kim porter 23rd February 2018 at 2:17 pm

    my goals is to stay of smoking and keep to it so far so good xx

  • Hayley Todd 23rd February 2018 at 2:20 pm

    My goals this year are to reduce my spending, in order to save to be able to take my family on a family holiday to the sun, something we haven’t been able to do for a while. I also have a goal to seek out and actively get involved in alternative ways to manage my medical conditions, to see if this helps even more, along with medication.

  • Gaynor Vincent 23rd February 2018 at 2:23 pm

    My goals are to start a blog and earn enough to contribute to my family’s upbringing, perhaps save a little, to love and cherish my husband and children and care a little more for me

  • Lia Burns 23rd February 2018 at 2:30 pm

    My biggest goal this year is to lose weight for my best friends wedding in October x

  • Gemma Cook 23rd February 2018 at 2:31 pm

    I want 2018 to be a happy and healthy year.
    So far so good! I’ve recently joined a gym as well as doing daily runs and circuits with my best friend. Now to get my diet in check.

  • Miss Tracy Hanson 23rd February 2018 at 2:36 pm

    Well there’s one or two I would like.

    After seeing myself last season with some of my favourite rugby players I need to lose weight. I hate the photos of me and them although have been waiting ages to meet some of them.
    I would really love a paid job – I volunteer at the moment and love it, but it’s not busy enough to become a paid position so would love to be in paid employment, I do have an offer of 2 references though when I need them.
    The third one (sorry for the long essay) is something I’ve wanted to do for a number of years. I would really like to learn sign language. Not sure if I would be any good, but another string to my bow if I learnt.

  • Patricia Avery 23rd February 2018 at 3:12 pm

    70 in 2017 my goal in 2018 is to make the most of every day I wake up fit and healthy :)

  • Alastair Pert 23rd February 2018 at 3:16 pm

    Get promoted at work. Get a front porch built. Sleep more.

  • Jeanette Leighton 23rd February 2018 at 3:26 pm

    To go out more with my 2 youngest children Sheriah 5 and Charlie 19 months

  • Jade Pawley 23rd February 2018 at 3:46 pm

    My goal is to make a start towards saving for a deposit towards a mortgage. And to also make a start on my ‘bottom drawer’ for when I can eventually move out! They are my main two goals to aim towards!

  • Kate Davies 23rd February 2018 at 3:52 pm

    My goal is to be more organised and keep on top of what I’m doing with work, what shifts hubbys on and whats going on with the kids at school. No more last minute world book day outfits or hastily baked cakes for me :)

  • Pia S 23rd February 2018 at 3:52 pm

    We moved right before Christmas so my goals are making sure my 3 kids settle into their new school and we get our new home renovated and made into a proper home for our family. Then if there’s enough time left from the plastering and painting I’m finally going to setup my sewing machine and make kinds of nice things for the home and the kids x

  • Michelle Pierce 23rd February 2018 at 3:57 pm

    To lose some weight for my wedding in june

  • Stef Acaster 23rd February 2018 at 4:07 pm

    To find a creative hobby that will relax me

  • Carla Carthy 23rd February 2018 at 4:19 pm

    I would like to lose weight i would like to get down to size 14 i am in a 18-20 at the min :)

  • Wendy Malone 23rd February 2018 at 4:37 pm

    I would like to learn photography in wildlife. It gets harder with age to learn something new.x

  • janine atkin 23rd February 2018 at 5:42 pm

    my goal is to save as much money as i can

  • CAROL PATRICK 23rd February 2018 at 5:53 pm

    My goal is to de-clutter and make more space. I have a lot of health issues & I have accumulated clothing in small and medium sizes. I have gained weight due to medication & can’t bear to throw out really good items that are too small for me at the moment. Although I2 carrier bags of clothing have recently gone to the charity shop, I must sort through more. Also kitchen cupboards need sorting, not sure what’s lurking in the back of some of them,

  • Sylvia Gill 23rd February 2018 at 6:32 pm

    To loose some weight… I’d be happy with half a stone, but it’s such a struggle ! and to keep up with my Gym sessions, I know it does me good, both mentally and physically.

  • Zach Hudson 23rd February 2018 at 6:59 pm

    To catch a salmon on the fly

  • Paula T 23rd February 2018 at 7:10 pm

    My goal this year is to take better care of myself, I’m also going to try skiing for the first time x

  • Catherine thomas 23rd February 2018 at 7:58 pm

    Sounds fantastic and good luck :) we have just moved to a different area and looking forward to getting out and about this year and lots of exploring!

  • Natalie Gillham 23rd February 2018 at 8:55 pm

    My goals this aear are to live healthier, look after myself better, do more fun things and stop smoking x

  • Caroline Anne Bellamy 23rd February 2018 at 9:44 pm

    Learn to juggle a toddler, baby, husband, keeping a house running and holding down a job when I go back to work after mat leave – maybe even fidn tiem for me!

  • Hannah Mary 23rd February 2018 at 9:45 pm

    This year I’m aiming to stop half doing things- if I need or want to do something I need to do it with the intention of putting my heart in and seeing through to the end!

  • Kat Walker 23rd February 2018 at 9:59 pm

    My goal this year is to complete my nursing course. I stopped to have my baby and intend to finish it this year.

  • Clare Hubbard 23rd February 2018 at 10:16 pm

    To be happy and confident in myself, set this for myself every year, I manage it for a few days here and there but it soon slips.

  • Kelly Ellen Hirst 23rd February 2018 at 10:23 pm

    My goal is to create s fabulous CV and push myself to apply for my dream job

  • Fiona jk42 23rd February 2018 at 10:40 pm

    To try and exercise more, and to try and lose the weight I put on over Christmas before my husband’s 60th birthday party this summer.

  • Sarah Gray 23rd February 2018 at 10:48 pm

    Mine are to reach goal weight, learn Spanish, and get a new job :)

  • Hayley West 23rd February 2018 at 10:52 pm

    My goal this year is to learn to drive x

  • Kerry Webber 23rd February 2018 at 10:59 pm

    My goals this year are to get my whole house completely decorated. I seem to have started every room, but never actually finished one! I also hope finally work up the nerve to get officially diagnosed with Asperger’s and ADHD. The ‘label’ won’t change anything, but it will be a step towards helping me in the future!

  • Adrian Bold 23rd February 2018 at 11:01 pm

    My 2018 goal is to use my bike a lot more, especially as an alternative to taking the car for short journeys. Save some petrol / money, help the planet, and get fitter at the same time. Win Win!

  • Liz Suffolk 23rd February 2018 at 11:07 pm

    I fully appreciate the ‘spreading myself to thinly’ 2017 involved too many projects that this year my one and only main goal is to relax, have fun and just glide through 2018 x I need to be more relaxed for my children.

  • Eileen Tingle 23rd February 2018 at 11:39 pm

    My year goal is to lose a stone (say that every year!), organise my finances so that I can move into semi-retirement and make a friend after years of putting my family first and being the original Billy-no-mates!

  • karen 23rd February 2018 at 11:53 pm

    I want to finish the year with more debt than I started with, lose at least 2 stone and get my womb removed!!!