I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since I posted the This Time Next Year Tag on An Ocean Glimmer. What is the This Time Next Year Tag I hear you say? Well, it’s a tag created by Sarah Lemmon, aka Little Reader, it’s basically inspired by a British TV Show where you see people present their goals for next year. Then it flashes forward 365 days later to see if they have achieved them.
This is how the tag will work:
- Thank the person who tagged you
- Write your goals for next year
- Write how you’re going to achieve your goals
- Tag at least 5 of your blogger friends to share their goals
- Then if you wish in 365 days write a post for everyone to see if you have been successful or not!
If I’m honest, I completely forgot I did this until someone on Twitter spoke about the tag themselves. I just knew I had to read the post again so I could reflect on my goals, I was a little worried if I was successful but I was actually quite surprised! I also forgot what I wrote, so it was nice to reread it to see if I had completed them in 2017.
This Time Next Year I will have reached 100 followers on my blog ✔️
This one is complete! This was a massive success for me as I actually managed to reach 281 followers on An Ocean Glimmer.
This Time Next Year I will have a graduate job ✔️
I did one better than a graduate job, I was able to find a junior position with 4CM, a digital, marketing & PR agency in Milton Keynes. I’m soo happy with this job and I can not wait to grow with the company.
This Time Next Year I will have reached 1,000 followers on Twitter ✔️
Smashed this goal as well! If you read my Goals each month, you’ll know that I’m currently targeting 3k followers as I’m currently on 2,627.
This Time Next Year I will have enough money saved up to buy my own home ❌
Unfortunately, this is the only goal here I was unable to achieve! Which is a little disappointing but understandable as I didn’t get a full-time job until October meaning I wasn’t able to save enough each month. We both decided against the Help to Buy account and we’re going to save in our joint savings account.
I’m soo pleased to see my success here, 2017 was a great year and I’m very excited to see what 2018 will bring not only me, but my friends and family around me. I thought I would continue this tag and list some Goals for 2018. Since writing my goals every month, I’ve really pushed myself to achieve them, it’s a great motivation!
This Time Next Year I will have reached 5k followers on Twitter
I did so well in 2017 by achieving just over 2.5k followers, that I really feel 5k followers is a manageable goal. I definitely need to spare some time to interact in blogger chats, as I feel this helped me to connect with new people.
This Time Next Year I will have reached 500 followers on my blog
I don’t really know what I did in 2017 to achieve over 250 followers, I think I’ll just continue this into 2018. I think if I continue to be consistent and create good content, I’ll get there.
This Time Next Year I will have moved into my own house
If you have been reading my monthly Goals, you’ll know that I’ve been doing quite well-saving money as I keep setting myself a monthly goal. I really do think 2018 is the year!
This Time Next Year I will have improved my fitness
By this I don’t mean doing a 10k marathon or going to the gym every day, I just want to be a little fitter and don’t die going up three flights of stairs at work. I hope having a walk every lunchtime at work will help here!
This Time Next Year I will have improved my photography
This is a massive one for me as I’ve always loved photography but my photos are not 100%, I really hope by thinking a little bit more about my photos I’ll achieve this. There’s definitely been an improvement from when I first started!
I hope you like this little recap. There will be a post soon with my Goals for this year, so look out for that! At the moment though, I would love to know in the comments your Goals for 2018, is there anything you would love to achieve?
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15 thoughts on “This Time Next Year Tag 2018”
Well done with all of your goals for last year! The twitter one is amazing, and getting a job, you did so well. Good luck with your 2018 goals, I think you’re going to smash them lovely xx
Tiffany x http://www.foodandotherloves.co.uk
Thank-youu, that’s some really kind words. My fingers are definitely crossed for 2018
Congratulations on your goals for last year, that’s awesome. I’m sure you’ll smash the goals you’ve set yourself this month. Photography and money saving is on my 2018 goals.
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Thank youu lovely! I really hope so, I wish you luck for your goals!
Happy belated New Year! I absolutely love this tag, I completed it myself last year and posted an update on New Year’s Day because it really was a great prompt for thinking about what I want to achieve in the year ahead! We have a similar fitness goal on our lists for 2018, I have decided that I really need to work on getting more physically fit, like you I’m not going to be pushing myself into doing something crazy, but small steps towards getting fitter are definitely underway! Best of luck for 2018!
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Thank youu lovely! I read yours and loved it, it was another reminder that I had to look at the tag. It’s lovely isn’t it, something a little different from just doing a goals post. Thank youu, I wish you the best of luck for 2018 as well
What a lovely post! It’s so great that you were able to accomplish most of your 2017 goals and that you’re already hard at work for this year
Thank youu lovely! It definitely is
I loved reading this there is something so motivating about seeing other people achieving their goals, you smashed yours! Hope you get into your new house this year lovely!
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Thank youu lovely, that’s really sweet of youu
This was such a good read! Well done for the goals you’ve completed and best of luck for the goals you set next! Xx
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Thank youu lovely, I appreciate that!
Congrats on reaching your 2017 goals! Improving my fitness is one of my goals for 2018 as well and I can’t wait to try new forms of exercise as well 🙂 x
Anu | Based On blog
Thank youu, yes it’s good isn’t it. I believe I just need to be a little bit healthier and I’m doing it in a different way, not living in the gym every day