Hey everyone! I was kinda debating what article to put out next and I got inspired after reading the two articles below:

please check them out!
check out the first episode of the College Diaries
check out my most recent article

So here are my goals for autumn (and technically winter too, including December) and my first semester of uni. Enjoy!

Academic Related Goals

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  • apply for a spring research position
  • join at least 3 clubs
  • become a paid tutor
  • pass my exams
  • maintain "good" grades in my classes
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  • start selling my notes
  • complete every assignment at least 2 days ahead of the due date
  • participate more in classes/ask lots of questions
  • dedicated study between 2 and 3 hours every day
  • go to study and review sessions

Diet Related Goals

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  • have one day of vegan/plant-based eating each week
  • limit meat consumption to once a day
  • drink 2 liters of water a day
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  • eat 2 vegetable servings with lunch and dinner
  • eat 2 fruit servings with breakfast
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  • have one carb and one protein with each meal
(ex. brown rice and tofu, potatoes and salmon)
  • eat a treat/indulgent food three times a week
(ex. chocolate chip cookie, slice of pizza, ice cream)
  • eat balanced meals regularly

Fitness Related Goals

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  • workout at least 4 times a week
  • reach 10,000 steps each day
  • 1 abs day
  • 1 legs/glutes day
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  • 1 HIIT/cardio day
  • 1 arm/back day
  • start working on my splits again

Wellness Related Goals

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  • journal every day
  • do positive affirmations at least every other day
  • do one social get-together at least once a week
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  • do one intentional self-care activity at least once a week
(ex. face mask on Sunday night, getting Starbucks after class)
  • keep phone screen time to 2 hours or less on average
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  • read one book every week
  • listen to positive & enriching podcasts

Mixed Goals

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  • write one chapter in my book or 5,000 words every week
  • do laundry once a week
  • make more videos for my YouTube channel
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  • keep my dorm room tidy and organized
  • make new friendships, talk to more people
  • visit different places on and around campus
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  • get outside more (when the weather is a bit cooler)
  • save up money and limit spending (especially unnecessary food spending)
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  • start new Christmas traditions with my roommate, college friends, and floormates
  • become more confident and bold, step out of my comfort zone

And that's all! I really hope you liked this article and found it motivational and inspirational! If you did leave a heart! My Insta DMs are always open if you wanna talk!

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