All posts tagged: standards

B.A.D. Girl Tip: Set Your Standards for the New Year

I’ve mentioned in previous posts how I no longer set resolutions or goals because they are future focused and don’t allow for you to feel accomplished NOW. This leads to feeling discouraged and straying off from what you set out to accomplish. I set standards that I vow to stick to on a daily basis that will ultimately allow me to be happy, positive and successful everyday not 1, 3 or 6 months from now. My New Standards for 2014: Eat Cleaner. I am eliminating  McDonald’s and Burger King from my diet. Blog Consistently. Publish at least 3 blog posts a week. Save Money. I am going to put away a minimum amount each month. Grow My Business. Do at least one thing aimed at growth everyday. Get Organized. I am buying a planner and creating the day that I want in advance. What standards will you be implementing for the New Year? P.S. Check out the post I wrote on the Goodwill Blog with tips for sticking to your resolutions HERE. xo Nicole Let’s Connect:  Bloglovin  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  Youtube  SHOP 

B.A.D. Girl Tip: Live In The Now

The problem with setting goals is that they keep you focused on the future as opposed to the most important time, which is the now.  Create standards that you can follow each day that will allow you to live your life everyday as your best B.A.D. Girl self. Life is a sequence of moments all called now. Your nows will determine the outcome of your tomorrows (future) so focus on making the best out of them. How are you choosing to live each day? xx Nicole

B.A.D. Girl Tip: Don’t Waste Your Time

This quote just gives me life!  There is nothing worse than wasted time. I really admire people who make an effort to make each day count. Start by setting daily standards that you will stick to and allow for you to do more of what you love and less of what you hate. Set standards that allow you to determine how, when and with whom your time is spent. Your future is predicated on the decisions you make in the present so why not focus your energy on the NOW? Are you spending your time the way YOU want to? xx Nicole

Happy New Year!

I am really excited for the new year! I am ready to make big changes and embark on a  journey to true happiness and success. I don’t believe in resolutions or goals anymore, but prefer to set daily standards that will help me achieve everything I desire. Here are 3 things I am looking forward to in 2013: Leaving my full time job to pursue my passions and grow my company MyTee BAD Getting back into a steady fitness routine and start taking dance classes again The unexpected and unknown I hope this year brings you all much success, love and happiness. Take risks, be adventurous and be true to yourself! Happy New Year! What are you looking forward to this year? xx Nicole image via

B.A.D. Girl Tip: Set Daily Standards

I recently started reading this book and its completely changed my way of thinking, living and how I plan to set out and accomplish my goals. So basically I am no longer setting goals, but rather setting daily standards that will allow me to start achieving success TODAY. Here are some of the standards I am now implementing into my daily routine: 1. I will not put garbage food & drink into my body. 2. I will not entertain negativity in any shape or form. 3. I will dictate how my time is spent and with whom. 4. I will not spend money frivolously. 5. I will not over work myself. Now the key is to stick to my standards and my life will slowly begin to change for the better! What are some standards YOU can start to implement today?  xx Nicole