Best Laid Plans

Episode #178: 2023 Favorites + Goals Recap

December 25, 2023

Show Notes

In today’s episode, I share an assortment of 2023 personal favorites (book / movie / music / planning tools) and then share which of my own goals came to fruition and which did not. I also discuss the merits of setting goals without the expectation that every single one of them will come to fruition.

I hope everyone listening is having a peaceful and restful holiday break; a very merry Christmas to those celebrating, and enjoy the last week of 2023!!

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  • Reply Elaine December 26, 2023 at 1:33 am

    I really enjoyed the free form style of this episode 🙂

  • Reply Michelle December 26, 2023 at 9:24 pm

    When you said your word for 2023 was clear, my immediate thought was “yeah, she really achieved this by paring down her goals”. Interesting how you felt like the year wasn’t aligned with that word. My take, you were clear on your priorities.

    • Reply Sarah Hart-Unger December 27, 2023 at 5:30 am

      That’s a good point! The things that were important to me largely DID happen. Thank you for the insight!

  • Reply Tess December 30, 2023 at 6:46 pm

    This was one of my favorite episodes. I found it so comforting that you didn’t meet and exceed every single goal! It encouraged me to both dream big for the new year and to have grace for myself. Thank you!

    • Reply Sarah Hart-Unger December 31, 2023 at 6:50 am

      so glad to hear that, Tess!!!

  • Reply Katynka Powning December 30, 2023 at 7:44 pm

    Hi I loved the idea of your 24 experiences. Did you post the list anywhere, or if not would you share please? Thanks

    • Reply Sarah Hart-Unger December 31, 2023 at 6:49 am

      Hi! This is my actual list copied and pasted from Apple Notes 🙂
      1. Live music:
      2. Live music:
      3. Live music:
      4. Movie:
      5. Movie:
      6. Movie:
      7. Movie:
      8. Movie:
      9. Live performance:
      10. Live performance:
      11. Natural area:
      12. Natural area:
      13. Natural area:
      14. Host gathering:
      15. Host gathering:
      16. Host gathering:
      17. Visual art:
      18. Visual art:
      19. Scent experience:
      20. New recipe:
      21. New recipe:
      22. New recipe:
      23. New recipe:
      24. New recipe:

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