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2013: Goals for the New Year

It is officially a new year! This is exciting in theory, but I realize it doesn't really mean very much in reality: the clocked ticked and the day changed just as they always do. But the new year does present two significant opportunities: (1) to look back at and evaluate the events of the prior year and (2) to plan for a new year of goals. As I look back at the goals I set for last year, which were all running-related, I feel like I accomplished a lot. I didn't really run barefoot, but I feel okay about that :)

So here is a new list to look forward to, which includes running goals, but also others:

  1. Run a sub-2:00 half marathon.
  2. Train for a marathon without getting seriously injured (i.e., don't overtrain).
  3. Appreciate the diversity of friends I have and don't be overwhelmed by them :-D
  4. Keep my home, car, and office clean.
  5. Keep one eye open for new job opportunities but the other focused on current job(s).
  6. Enroll in yoga teacher training.
  7. Practice playing piano.
  8. Meditate, or at least try to.
  9. Watch less TV and read more (I'm cheating with two in one, I know).
  10. Don't hesitate to make time for family.
Now, what are yours?


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