Happy 2020, everyone! Can you believe that we’ve entered a new decade? I’m so excited for what this next 10 years will bring! Today I wanted to wish you a Happy New Year and share with you what my phrase for 2020 will be. I’m also sharing a free printable piece of art and mobile phone background you can download for free!
At the beginning of each year, I often have a “word of the year” that I’m inspired by. This year, I couldn’t think of one specific word that stood out to me, but a phrase did come to mind that spoke volumes:
PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION
I love this thought. Time and time again, I sabotage myself because I want to reach a goal immediately. When I don’t, I give up on the goal completely because I’m frustrated that I couldn’t do it.
This year, I want to focus on “baby steps” and simply being a little better than last year. Even if 2020 Christina eats slightly more veggies than 2019 Christina, or produces slightly better YouTube videos, or exercises one more day a month, or calls up friends a little more often… that’s enough.
I truly don’t want to let my perfectionist tendencies get the better of me this year. I’m ready for learning from my mistakes, celebrating small victories, and giving myself a whole lot of grace in 2020.
What about you? Are you like me and get frustrated when you don’t reach your goals immediately? Do you tend to give up too soon? I challenge you to seek progress over perfection this new year, and give yourself the time and room you need to grow. Even if they’re tiny steps, they’re still steps!
I’ve created a free printable “Progress over Perfection” 8 x 10″ art print and mobile screen background just for you! I love to have reminders in my home and on my device like this to keep me in check.
Click on the images below to jump to a high-res JPG of each version of this free art, and you can save them to your computer or your device for personal use:
Happy New Year to you & I wish you all the best in 2020!