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Jan 1 2020

CTLP Episode 148- New Year’s Goals for 2020 with MacKenzie and Chelle

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Show Notes-

Welcome to 2020 and a brand new year! Today on Cultivating the Lovely, MacKenzie Koppa sits down with her good friend Chelle Bruzas to talk all things goal setting and New Year’s! They approach things from a different perspective, so this is a great conversation to listen in on as you start off your year!

  • How Chelle and MacKenzie approach goal setting and planning differently
    • Chelle tends toward spontaneity and focussing on people over plans
    • How Chelle thinks of Jesus carrying her through her days amidst chronic illness and exhaustion
    • MacKenzie has to approach her days with more structure and planning to provide for her family
    • She feels more fulfilled and energetic when she is working toward her goals with purpose
  • Assessing where you are before you start setting new goals
  • Why Chelle uses notebooks instead of a specially designed planner
  • Looking at smaller time periods for planning instead of really long-range goals
  • Changing habits to aim more at the type of personal you want to become
  • MacKenzie gives some examples of her specific health goals and action steps to reach them
  • Removing the obstacles to starting and keeping up with habits
  • Keeping your habits and plans in front of you so that you don’t forget them
  • Having someone to keep you accountable and cheer you on
  • Replacing a habit you want to quit with a better alternative
  • Chelle’s outdoor walking habit and the difference it has made for her
  • Embracing our differences and helping each other through our strengths
  • Chelle and MacKenzie share their Word of the Year for 2020

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Resources Mentioned-


Atomic Habits by James Clear


Amy Porterfield podcast episode #295 with James Clear

Find Chelle-

You can find Chelle Bruzas on Instagram.

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