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We have a hunch 2021 wasn’t exactly what you had planned. 

Sure, it wasn’t 2020 (anything beats 2020!), but there’s a good chance you faced more challenges, curveballs, and stress than you imagined when you were coming up with New Year’s goals last December.

As 2021 winds down, and you’re brainstorming plans and wishes for the New Year, we encourage you to come up with goals and dreams that really excite you, and push you to live the purposeful life you’ve always wanted. Because if not now … then when?

And no matter what’s on your list, there’s one goal we think is definitely worth adding:  

Make 2022 the year you live with more intention.

There will always be new projects, invitations, and opportunities that come up for you in the New Year. This year, make a point to choose what serves your big life picture.

Be intentional where your time and energy goes and about what you say ‘yes’ to — whether it’s a new job or drinks out with friends. Choose things that will bring meaning to your life, and pass on the rest. 

You can also work intention into your every day by doing the following:

  • Be mindful of what you eat, and savor each bite of food that’s on your plate.


  • Check-in with yourself regularly. Whether it’s on a morning walk or during your daily commute, ask yourself how you’re doing, check in on your goals and make adjustments as needed. 


  • Take your sleep seriously, and be intentional about when you go to bed. Sleep is crucial to rest, restore and recharge and we’re nothing without good health. 


  • Prioritize moments of joy and being around people who uplift and inspire you. Be intentional about living a happier life and make choices throughout your day to watch, read and listen to those things that light you up. Ditch what brings you down! 

Stay behind the steering wheel of your life and make 2022 the year your goals become a reality. 

Wishing you love, peace and so much joy this holiday season!

Emily and the EveryDay Happy Team


P.S. Are you tired of creating goals for a new year, but then abandoning them soon after? Join me for Goal-Getters a 3-month small group coaching program designed to make 2022 the year you make your dreams a reality!

Learn more and get our special introductory price here. (Space is limited.)


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“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” — Germany Kent


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