Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Resolutions of 2015

December 30, 2014 Top Ten Tuesday 14

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke & The Bookish.
Each week they release a Top Ten Theme and invite everyone to join in and make their own Top Ten List.

This week is all about our resolutions for 2015. I was looking back over my 2014 Resolutions and was kinda disappointed that I only managed to complete 3 of them. However I was very proud that I FINALLY got myself a book shelf! This year I’m going to try very hard to complete at least half of them!

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I took part in the Goodreads challenge this year and promised to read 100 books. Sadly, because of a major book slump I only got to 84 and so I failed! This year I am back on it and I WILL read 100!!!

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This year I ran a 5k with my mum and sister and it reminded me that I actually do enjoy running. This year I am going up a level and I plan to do 10k!

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This is both my virtual TBR shelf and my literal TBR shelf which together feature about 1000 books! My Goodreads TBR is so full there are definitely some books that I need to cull from it. But even after I still imagine it is going to be a VERY long list!

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I had to put job hunting on hold this year after my dad got injured training for his Everest trek, and so I spent 6 months at home helping him run his business. Since he got better I have been trying to get myself a full time job, but so far no luck. Fingers crossed for next year!

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This year I went to YALC which was my first ever bookish event, and I absolutely LOVED it! I got to meet some of my favourite authors as well as other bloggers who I had been chatting to for AGES but never met. I really want to go back again next year and experience it all over again!

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I’m one of those very annoying people who starts reading a series and then in waiting for the next book I completely forget about the series and never end up finishing it! There are so many series that I need and want to finish and so hopefully I will get round to them this year.

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A repeat from last year which sadly I did not accomplish. My blog is so unorganised! I have a massive list of things that I want to do but never get round to, and I always forget to write my posts in advance. One example of this is that I am currently writing this post at 3pm on Tuesday, the day of. I really need to get on top of this!!!

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Another from last year that I never got round to. People keep telling me to read the classics but I still haven’t! There is always some other book which I always put in front of them. But this year I will read at least 3, pinky promise!

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I have been a diabetic for over 2 years now, and although I try very hard to be good there are always those times when things kind of fall apart and I end up being a bit naughty. This year I am trying for less of those naughty times, and less of the lectures from my diabetic nurse! It would be nice to go an see her and to get a Well Done!

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Last year I aimed for more good deeds, this year I am all about the volunteer work. I have worked with some amazing charities in the past and would love to get back to that. This year is my chance to do some good!

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What are your aims for next year?

Do you accomplish last years?

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14 Responses to “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Resolutions of 2015”

  1. Chrissi Reads

    Ah, it’s finally letting me comment now! Ha. I’ve had problems all day. I think you’ve got some great resolutions here. Very achievable! I definitely want to concentrate on finishing more series.

    • Brocs Bookcase

      Yeay! For some reason WP closed comments on my original post so I had to copy and paste it all into a new post and the comments worked fine. Don’t know how that happened, but oh well. I think my resolutions last year who a bit unachievable which is why i tried to be a bit more sensible with them this year! Finishing series is a must!

  2. Edel

    Ah I also just got a bookshelf recently. I was using shelves in my wardrobe in my old room and my new room…not ideal! I also didn’t complete very many goals from last years list so I made my resolutions a lot more achievable, especially with a busy year of Uni ahead.

    Best of luck with the goals 🙂

    • Brocs Bookcase

      Yeay for bookshelves! Although I hardly think mine counts, it only fits like 10 books on it! Haha! I’m totally with you with the more achievable ones this year, think I got a bit over excited last year! Good luck with your goals and happy new year!

  3. Monique Snyman @Charming Incantations

    You have some great resolutions here!
    Hannah, I hope you don’t get naughty with the sweets. My mom’s a diabetic and it gets really rough the older you get. One tip I can give you, though, is take care of your feet and eyes. FOOTSPA! (Sorry, when I see something shiny, I go for it like a bloodhound). Back to the comment … Ah yes, the ‘Be More Organised’ goal didn’t even make it onto my list this year, but I hope you can reach it with ease!
    Good luck with your resolutions and keep us updated!

    • Brocs Bookcase

      It’s more the chocolate, but I’m going to be good this year! And yes, eyes and feet are a must! Thanks for the advice 🙂
      Be more organised seems to be one of those things that makes my list every year! I live in hope that one day it will happen!
      Good luck with your resolutions too, and happy new year!

  4. Brooke @ Brooke Reviews

    Hi, Hannah! Great list – I love that you’ve made health goals and have thought about volunteering. Definitely something to add to my list as well. I also ran a 5k in 2014 and really, really enjoyed it! Not sure if I’m ready for a 10k yet, but we shall see 🙂 Good luck!!

    • Brocs Bookcase

      Thanks, I wanted something healthy but not just ‘get healthy’, I wanted something I could actually work towards. Oh, there will be a lot more 5k’s for training before I do my 10k, and maybe I might change it to just ‘do a 10k’ so it leaves a little bit of space for some power walking instead! Hehe.
      Good luck with your resolutions too, and happy new year!

  5. Nattie

    I’m also aiming for 100 books this year C: At first I thought that I’m being too ambitious but I’m glad to see someone doesn’t think it’s too high of a number. I’d really like to attend some bookish events too! There’s hardly any in the UK though so I’ll be watching out for all the book signings next year :3 Good luck with your goals and the New Year in general!

    Here’s my Top Ten: https://bookrambles.wordpress.com/2014/12/30/top-ten-goals-and-resolutions-for-2015/

    • Brocs Bookcase

      When you think about it, it’s really only 2 a week. And if you are anything like me then on a week long sunbed holiday then you can get through tons! So it isn’t too hard to do. The only reason I missed out on it in 2014 was because I had a massive reading slump with ruined everything! Check out YALC (Young Adult Literature Convention), it was on in July in 2014 at Comic Con in London. Was a really good weekend. I really want to get to some book signings too this year! Good luck with your resolutions too, and happy new year!

    • Brocs Bookcase

      I definitely need to take part in some more, but not too many! I’m having a look at all of the different ones at the moment and will chose a couple 🙂 Thanks for your visit! And again good luck with yours too! 🙂

    • Brocs Bookcase

      Thanks! I feel like I have my own personal cheerleader! Haha 🙂