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How To Make The Most Of A New Year

Happy New Year! This look was styled with pieces from H&M, which is one of my favorite stores ever! I am always shopping online, looking for new pieces to add to my closet. I am almost embarrassed to say that there are times when I click through nearly every single item on the site. I am obsessed.

This look is perfect for work, especially with the cooler temperatures we’ve been having here in Dallas lately. I am wearing a pinstripe trouser with a glitter sweater. I added the faux fur infinity scarf to complete the look and add a hint of glam, because let’s be honest, I’m always here for a little glam.

My shoes are by Coach. These were a bit of a splurge, but I really needed a basic black pump and they are so comfortable! With the new year here and already in full swing, I wanted to share my first styled look for 2018 and take the opportunity to share with you my take on how to make the most of the new year!

Setting goals and laying out my vision for the new year is something that I find absolutely necessary! I won’t lie, I’m not big on resolutions, so this is my way of setting myself up for success at the beginning of a new season.

2018 is here and I want to make the most of it! Here’s 5 ways I plan to do just that:

1. Try new things. Take risks.

2. Live in the moment.

3. Live out my vision board.

4. Be consistent. Go hard. The hustle never sleeps.

5. Breathe life into my dreams. Speak what you want into existence.

How do you plan to make the most of your new year? For me, the short list above is a great start to the year, and as the time passes, I will reevaluate and add more to it if needed. Keeping goals simple and attainable is probably the best advice I can give anyone who is feeling lost when it comes to creating a road map for a new year, or any new beginning really.

I am so excited for what is to come this year, I’m believing 2018 is going to be our best year yet here at STJ.

That’s my prayer for each of you too. Thank you for reading!

XO – Steph

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