graphic designer and illustrator blogging about design, Self-care, love and relationships

Twenty Nineteen Part Two

Today is the 1st of July which means that the first year of 2019 is over, it went by so quickly, I still can’t believe it. So I am trying to reflect on the first half of the year; so far I am satisfied, most things went quite well for me, I am a lot more relaxed an less tensioned than I was the past few years around that time, which is a big progress for me.

Also I redefined my goals and got a lot more clarity. I know that I don’t want to offer services anymore and switch to offering products that I design for my online-shop. This is a big step for me since I was debating with myself so long about it. I want to continue blogging but now I am serious about creating a business that makes me and my clients happy and that is able to provide me the lifestyle I want to live - which means more creative and financial freedom once the shop is well established.

Yesterday my friend from Berlin came to visit me, she had stored stuff in my basement since 2015 and came to pick it up yesterday. I was really happy to see her since we had not seen each other in quite some time and when we cleared my basement I felt a spark of joy so it is my turn no to do another round of decluttering my apartment. Two years ago I did a perfect job at decluttering but well what should I say, if you don’t pay attention clutter tends to accumulate quickly again and that is exactly what happened at my place. I feel there is too much stuff on too little space, it paralyses me and I am not happy with the current state of being right now. So it is time to invest time and energy into another big round of decluttering (I didn’t declutter at all in 2018, so it really is time now) and then finally Spring cleaning (yes, I also didn’t do that yet this year).

Right now I dread doing it but I know it will be worth it. Then I will really feel at home again at my place and it is also so good for removing mental blocks and unleashing creativity. My mom became a big fan of the Marie Kondo method after watching her videos on YouTube, so I will also take a look and hopefully get inspired and motivated as well by Marie Kondo.

Are you satisfied with the first half of 2019 and are you also redefining goals for the second part? How do you feel about it? Please feel free to share your thoughts and feelings with me.

xx,

Phyllis

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