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12 January, 2013

Luces de Bengala

luces de bengala

✍ CURRENTLY WRITING FROM: BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO

Everything that could have been said about this New Year has, obviously, already been said.  A lot of people don't like setting resolutions because they think it is hopeless.  A lot of other people think that they only way they're going to get things done is by setting goals for themselves, promising they'll be more fit or quit smoking.  I personally believe that this new year is a nice, healthy incentive to start my own personal resolution for 2013:  start making more goals.

I don't promise myself that I'll be fitter, or I'll stop eating chocolate (that...  I just laughed out loud thinking about such a thing), but I do promise that I'll start setting goals for myself.  I will meet them and I will create new ones for myself.  I believe this cycle will help me become a more fulfilled, self-appreciating person.

That's my only promise to myself.  I know if I promise various, more specific things, I will become upset once I don't meet them.

Also, sometimes I like to think I'm a talented video editor:



This is secretly one of my secretly secret goals-- I plan to document my life a bit more this year, with pictures and film.  If it turns out to be ugly and non-aesthetically-pleasing, well I'll know in my heart that I tried.

16 comments :

  1. The video is so adorable! And documenting your life in short movies it's a splendid idea - can't wait to see more :)

    By the way, can you tell me what editor did you use in order to make the video? Was it hard to use?

    Hugs and kisses,
    Julls xx

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    1. Just modest ole' iMovie! It was kinda challenging at first (since I'm barely getting the hang of using a Mac in the first place), but it's pretty similar to Windows Movie Maker! I like it very very much! (One day, one day I will be X Cut Pro master!!!)

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  2. Cute videos! Do take more video and photos, and post them here for us :) Good luck with the goalsetting too. I get why people make/don't make resolutions. I decided to think of resolutions this year as more "concepts" to be followed, a way of living my life instead of things to check off a list.

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    1. Oh gosh, that's good! "Concepts"-- exactly! I just need to learn to, once I find a lifestyle I like, stick with it!

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  3. I've seen all of your videos, I really like them

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  4. Good luck with the new year, and keep at the video-documetaries :)
    xx

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  5. I'm the same, and always set some goals rather than resolutions. heres to a job after graduation, to moving out, to blogging more and to having a white christmas in nyc. good luck with the pictures and video. cant wait to see it all.

    Samantha Jayne | Wallflower Jane | Recent Post

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  6. Que bonito blog. <3
    Muy feliz año nuevo linda. :)
    Un saludo desde México.

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  7. I think documenting your life in 2013 would be amazing! And I think of resolutions such as goals too. Many people don't tend to follow resolutions but goals, they do!

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  8. Very Cool, Thanks for the Inspo- Just followed Xo Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

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Thank you, pal.