even with my bucket list, there's always room to make a few improvements here and there. a few resolutions for 2013:
cook at home: i really enjoy cooking and some would say that i'm actually pretty good at it. it's crazy how frequently i go out to eat - and it's usually somewhere that's not even that enjoyable. i'd like to spend more time in my own kitchen exploring different recipes and preparing (and consuming) meals that are good for me.
become an expert at something: anything really. i want to master a craft or become so good at something that other people look to me for advice about it.
travel: with nowhere particular in mind. i just want to travel more this year and discover new sights, fall in love with new locations, and meet new people.
learn to be more patient: this is something i've been working on for a little while now. i'm not very good at living in the moment - i'm often too busy worrying about tomorrow (or the day after that) that i forget to appreciate what's in front of me. i want to be more patient with myself and understand that it's okay (and not necessary) to always be perfect. i want to enjoy the little things while they're happening - even something simple like reading a book and not rushing ahead to find out the ending or sticking with a workout regimen and not obsessing about seeing immediate results - the results will come - it's the process to get there that feels so incredible.
be better with my finances: this goes without saying. just do it lori.
trust myself: stop worrying so much about what other people think, or say, or feel about what i'm doing.
drink more water: it's embarrassing, but there are times when i can go an entire day and not even take a single sip of water. it's goes without saying that i need to stop drinking soda altogether and replace that with lots and lots and lots of water. someone has told me that he thinks drinking water is sexy (wink-wink) - and hell...i can afford to get sexier in the new year!
those are just a few things i want to get better at this year. i mean...i still haven't even learned to swim(!) so there's still a lot of work to be done.
what are some of your resolutions for the new year? i'd love to hear!