Recent Posts

Archive

Tags

January Fog

I have brain fog. The weather is pretty awful at the minute and most days I look out of the window and see a dark, cloudy, rainy landscape, which pretty much sums up the state of my brain.

It's like the Christmas holidays melted it and I lost any sense of direction. During the holidays I was full of flu, so that probably hasn't helped, but gaaghh I need a plan!

I like to start the year feeling prepared... and I'm excited about 2018, but I have this list of things to do and I'm flitting from one thing to another without really achieving anything.

January's to do list:

* Tax return. Boo

* Lilla Rogers Bootcamp assignment - Yay

* Bonnie Christine iPad workflow course - could probably do this later as it's an email course (I think!) - It's free, do it!

* Finish the rest of Make it in Design module 2

* Make a decent start on the rest of Make it in Design module 3

* Create. Just get creative and build up that portfolio

* I sensibly trashed my old website and started again 🙄 More work to build on that too (have a look around, any better?)

* We have 3 kids. 11, 8 and 19 months. Enough said.

* Oh and there’s a list as long as my arm of things we need to do to the house (big refurb project)

Then I think I need a plan for social media. Facebook groups are marvelous things... I have met the most inspiring fabulous people using the Make it in Design FB groups and now there’s a MATS Bootcamp group, but I notice this week that my entire feed is just full of group posts and I see nothing else! Where are my friends and family posts?! I love the groups (kinda loyal to the MIID guys), but I’m also starting to fret if haven’t been contributing. I think I need to allot myself a time once a day when I do my social media thing. Concentrate on the important stuff.

I have bought ‘Dream, Plan, Do’ by the inspiring Patricia van den Akker at the Design Trust (which also comes with a trusty FB group! 🙄) and it’s full of juicy planning tools... I’m working my way through it in the hope that with Patricia's help I can beat the January fog and crack on with the rest of 2018!

 
  • Instagram Social Icon

07989717072

Oakworth United Kingdom

All intellectual property rights in our designs and products (and in the images, text and design of this website) are and will remain the property of The Print Lass. Any infringement of these rights will be pursued seriously.

©2018 BY THE PRINT LASS. PROUDLY CREATED WITH WIX.COM

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now