November 2019 Monthly Goals | The month of “getting stuff done”!

As we are getting closer to the end of the year, I’m starting to feel a little bit overwhelmed by the number of things that I need to get done. To avoid going crazy and getting myself even more stressed than I currently am, I decided to make only a few reading and blogging monthly goals so I can focus more on my work and internship. 

Iโ€™m staying positive and believe in my ability to fit more hours in a day. ๐Ÿ˜€


1 – Keep up with the blogging schedule.

Last weekend I finally organized my messy Google Calendar*, which I use as my โ€œeditorial calendarโ€, sorted ideas for future blog posts and set schedules for the next couple of months. Now, all I need to do is try and keep up with the blogging schedule I set out for myself. 

*Let me know if youโ€™re interested in seeing how I use Google Calendar to organize my blog posts. ๐Ÿ™‚

2 – Read ARCs and clear up the NetGalley queue.

In an ideal world, the organized me would be prioritizing ARCs over other books. However, that doesnโ€™t happen very often. I have 5-6 ARCs that were already released this year. Iโ€™m making it my goal to read and review them in November! 

3 – Focus on the upcoming exams.  

Iโ€™ve made a study plan for my exams in May / June 2020, but it wonโ€™t work if I donโ€™t focus on my studies and dedicate more time actually following the plans I made.

What are your plans for November? Are you panicking about the end of the year? Let me know in the comments below!

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19 thoughts on “November 2019 Monthly Goals | The month of “getting stuff done”!

  1. I have ONE book left to catch up on NetGalley and then I’m good! I’m not requesting any for a while … I have so many books on the go and I know I have at least two more ARCs coming. Great goals! I’m hoping to keep up this month since I wasn’t as active last month ha-ha!

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  2. Oh how I understand the quandary that is Netgalley. My New Year’s Resolution for 2019 was not to request any new arcs and catch up on the ones I had requested. I made it about half the year. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I currently have 8, all but two are for next year though. It’s just too easy to click that request button. What’s sad is usually I’m relieved when I don’t get approved for something.

    Good luck on your exams and conquering that Netgalley tbr!

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    1. Thank you so much! I was planning to “start” studying last weekend but that didn’t happen… now I need to plan for this weekend, but I can already see that it won’t be easy. Lol
      Why don’t we have more hours in a day?!

      I think I also have 8 pending ARCs atm. One of them I already read, just need to review and two are for 2020. So I’m in a pretty good spot. I’d love to finish all of them this year and then request all of my 2020 anticipated releases. ahah

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  3. Actually, I’ve only recently realized we are, in fact, in November, and almost done with this year. I must have had goals set but to be honest I can’t remember them! ๐Ÿ˜› so my goal is to check on them, see how I’ve done and how I can improve to make the last months of 2019 the best possible! Besides that, I just wanna work on my mindset and try to enjoy life at the moment! No pressure for reading or blogging (if I do, that’s a huge bonus tho). Have a great November โค

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    1. Thank you, love โค Considering your Erasmus program, Uni and tons of work you need to do, I 100% agree with you that doing blogging and reading on the side is a huge achievement. And so far you've been posting very regularly!

      Ahaha, checking on the goals sounds perfect! Actually I also need to check what goals I set up for myself in the beginning of this year and see if I was able to achieve any of them ๐Ÿ˜€

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