What’s in a Name? // Why I Started This Blog

I umm’d and ahh’d about the title of this blog.

You see, sloth renovations started as a hashtag for my personal Insta posts after buying my first home. It was an inside joke between myself and my parents, that we would eventually complete the renovations, just at a sloth-like pace. The simple #slothrenovations, changed to a Insta page after realising a few people were interested in the transformation. On the Insta page, I’d made began to make note of the debts I managed and the goals I had set, but predominately tried to stick renovations, despite long periods of time between small renovation projects. The problem is minimalism, personal finance and goal setting are all things I love TALKING about, they aren’t something you can always photograph. I was on the wrong platform, so I moved to Facebook. However, something about Facebook still didn’t feel quite right… so the day after I created the Facebook page, I created this blog.

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My 2019 Goal Setting Strategy

First, a history lesson.

I have been one to set goals for sometime. When I was fifteen, my goals were about that unrealistic big picture. A picture perfect life, funded by the dream job, supported by a handsome husband and a gremlin or two by 25. I was a naive child. Inevitably, reality hit. I am now 22 and only just finding my way in life.

However, since this time, my goal setting techniques have changed significantly. It started as the five year plan, migrated to the yearly goals and now in 2019, I set monthly goals.

So why am I zooming in on the smaller picture?

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