As the momentum begins to build into 2018, I've decided that I really want to dive into documenting my whole process of growth - both in & out of the garden. On one hand I have a ton of goals on my plate this year. I have them broken down by category & timeframe. Personal, Work, Fitness, Nutrition, Gardening, Social, Video, Audio, & Photography are my main goals & I have Daily, Weekly, Monthly, & Yearly goals for each category.
Beginning a business, project, or even a new habit is a completely different ecosystem than normal life - you can’t carry a “normal” attitude into a new venture. With that being said, it takes about 21 days to form a new habit. So why is it still tough to take a step? Ask yourself these questions:
2017 was an amazing year for me with a lot of execution on creative projects. Typically I'm not much of a creative, or much of a person that shares those things either, but 2018 is the year of speaking my truths & executing further on my dreams.
Have you noticed that your succulents are starting to grow taller & awkward-looking? The Echeveria is no longer compact, full, and vibrant with variegated colors through the leaflets - it is now lengthy with a lighter hue, but why? Here are 5 things you can do to save your Succulents:
"Don't justify your dreams, execute on them" - Gary Vaynerchuk As I reflect on 2017, I realize that I spent a lot of time justifying my dreams. Writing a business plan, revising, revising, revising; all the while, questioning my motives, questioning whether I would want the outcome of my plans to be actualized.
The most difficult thing about running Gardening for Gains is having a clear focus on what I truly want (a farm 3-5 years down the road), yet maintaining what Gardening for Gains currently means. So what does Gardening for Gains means - what's the point? what do you do? And that's why I have started my newest venture called "Plant Rant".
There is great pain in destroying all that you created to support your garden, but also great satisfaction in looking back to all that we harvested & enjoyed, and the lessons learned along the way.
How bad do you want it - and what are you willing to do to get it?