?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Resolutions for 2017

I do like to make New Years resolutions, despite research suggesting they don't do much good. I prefer to think of it as goal-setting, or as is usual in my case, reevaluating my priorities in which I'm focusing my energy in an effort to reach the things I want.

These are mostly the same as last year, but involve pushing to the next stage of where I am in my important work.

1. Build upon the headway I've made getting my scriptwriting work out there. Keep pitching my scripts. I've made two positive industry relationships so far, which isn't much, and nothing's guaranteed, but it's a start.

2. Complete two new major writing projects. As with last year, not sure what to focus on, but there are certainly plenty of possibilities.

3. Return to my high level of fitness and tonedness without completely overstressing myself with the work and self-denial.

4. Attempt to get a four-semester class load in the interest of professional improvement.

5. Make some improvement in my mental health issues. They got really bad this year and I can't live like that.

6. Redouble my efforts toward dealing with my inability to focus. I didn't really make much headway this year and it really got me down.

And my three perennials:

7. Maintain my important relationships. Love my family and Bernie the way they deserve. Keep up with my friends and make them feel valued and cared for. Same as always.

8. Keep working on being a kinder person, keeping my temper, and being less judgmental. Always until the day I die.

9. Keep on learning to be hopeful. Always a struggle for me, but so necessary.

And the terrifying bonus one:

10. Act in whatever way I can to resist the oncoming Fascism that looms over America. I truly do believe that this is the extinction burst of a diseased, outdated way of life. But I'm afraid we won't survive it, and we must mitigate the damage if we're to live in the world past it.

Posts from This Journal by “introspection” Tag

  • For the start of Lent tomorrow

    Today is Mardi Gras, which means that the start of Lent is tomorrow. I like to observe Lent in some way, mostly as an exercise in self-discipline for…

  • The embarrassing origin of my screen name

    Apparently I feel like telling funny stories about my stuff lately! Today I was asked where the name I use online, and as a sort of "company" name…

  • Mutton working out as lamb

    I've been working out in the gym at Lesley University lately. It's been very convenient, as I can go after I teach my classes, and it has very nice…

About Me

My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

My productions:

Upcoming Productions:



MRS. HAWKING part 2 and 3


at the Watch City Steampunk Festival 2016

presented by The Chameleon's Dish

Vivat Regina
by Phoebe Roberts

at 2PM

and

Base Instruments
by Phoebe Roberts

at 6PM

Saturday, May 13th 2017
at 274 Moody Street, Waltham, MA

Other Achievements:

"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
Quarter Finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition 2013

"Adonis" screenplay
Top Ten Percent in the Bluecat Screenwriting Contest 2015

Latest Month

April 2017
S M T W T F S
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      

Tags

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by chasethestars