Happy New Year!
It’s my first official post for 2016 (though I did do a favorites roundup on the 1st of January, but it was for December, so it doesn’t really count), and I wanted to take this time to reminisce about the past year in order to reflect on my growth so far, and of course, to set new goals for the future as well.
Time sure does fly fast, and I can’t believe it’s already been almost ten months in to my blogging journey. It’s definitely been a whirlwind of a year, and I can’t be happier with the way things turned out. I’ve learned so much about myself, about who I want to be, what I want to do, and where I see myself in five to ten years.
But most of all, I’m so happy that I got to meet and know all of you here, and I can’t thank you all enough for supporting not only my blog, but me as an individual. All of your kind words, encouragement, and support mean the world to me, and I don’t think words can express how grateful I am to each and every one of you.
We started from scratch, and here I am today, with almost 17,000 views and 5,500 visitors from over 110 countries, 78 posts, and 5 collaborations/brand partnerships!
I can’t be more grateful for all of these blessings, and I wanted to thank you all so much for making all of this possible! It was truly a life changing year, with so much growth, both personally and for the blog, and I can’t wait to see what great things will come our way in 2016!
This coming year, I’ll be starting a full-time job in marketing as well, and although it’ll definitely make blogging more challenging, I’m prepared to take on everything that comes my way because I won’t give up on my dreams, I won’t give up on doing the things that make me truly happy because no matter what, we should never stop dreaming, never stop doing, never stop believing in ourselves. Be patient and persistent. And most importantly, never lose hope and remember that sometimes, all it takes is a leap of faith.
Once again, thank you all so much, and let’s do our best for 2016! 🙂