2015 Tenacity of Desire Mapping

Every January the big question is what are your resolutions for the year.  I became a fan girl of Danielle LaPorte’s when I read her book, The Desire Map, a guide to creating goals with soul.

Me FanGirl-ing Danielle LaPorte's Desire Map - July 2014
Me FanGirl-ing Danielle LaPorte’s Desire Map – July 2014

Basically what is does is allows you to figure out how you want to feel, for what you want to accomplish.  Those two can be one in the same in some instances.  However, most likely they are not, and this primarily is why we may be let down when we drive desires by tasks versus feelings and emotions.

For example many people will have a goal to exercise to lose weight, some will stay the course but most will fail.  What do you want from exercising or losing weight? Not just better health – put a feeling to it.  For example I want to feel vibrant and sexy that’s the desire, and you may want to do several things to get there, but the pressure of task is flowing, it might be exercising, it might be buying a new dress, it might be monthly pedicures the desire will evolve over the year it adjusts.  I won’t steal Danielle’s thunder on this, certainly check out her book and website – totally worth it.


My desire mapping is the tenacity I will open wide to what I want, without judgement.  I will create the life I love and share it to make a difference for others.

I hope your tenacity for goals, mapping or resolutions gives you joy this year, even amongst the trying and hard times.  Never be fooled it will all be roses, otherwise how do we grow?

Cheers to you for a great 2015,



Disclosure: I have no association or affiliation under contract indirect or directly with Danielle LaPorte or the book The Desire Map.  As stated above, only a fan girl and when I find something great – heck yea, I’m sharing it for others!

The Anti-Resolution – Goal Smole

The New Year is upon us and the usual statements of resolution, goals and missions are running amuck.  These are all various pleas for change or improvement at their basis.  It’s a proclamation of what you will do over the next year otherwise your deemed a failure.  Admittedly I’ve done this every new year, even made/ate the “lucky” black eyed ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????peas for years in order to put luck on my side.  No offense to black eyed pea, but they are not my favorite food by a long shot!  It’s a new year and I say screw it, let’s liven it up a bit without the annual “to do” list and “lucky” food.

Anyone’s knees starting to shake?  Breathing is becoming shallow?  Am I making you nervous?

Good.  Let’s start this by saying what we are not going to do:

  • I will not beat myself up for tasks I don’t get completed in a specified timeline.
  • I will eat that last piece of cake and not think about the calories nor the impact to my thighs.
  • I will not make an exercise plan for the year, only to be pissed off in 3 weeks from now.
  • I will not let other ideas of what I should or shouldn’t be doing rule my every day – screw em.
  • Last but not least, to hell with my inner critic you need a timeout – for like a year!

Wow, I’m already feel the relief of just letting it go.  How about you, spark any interest of what your NOT going to do this year?  If so share it with me below in the comments I want to hear from you!

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“I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.” – Henry Moore