Mondays with Marnie | New Year, New You!
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Mondays with Marnie | New Year, New You!


Mondays with Marnie | New Year, New You!

New Year, New You?

So much pressure! Was something wrong with who I was a couple of days ago? The new year always leaves me considering who I want to be this year. I think I’ll be Marnie, with an added dose of awareness to what that looks like. To begin the process, I like to reflect on last year. Here are the questions that I ask myself:

1. What are you most proud of finishing in 2021?

2. What still feels unfinished?

3. What was the greatest risk you took last year?4. 

What surprised you most about the results from that risk?

5. What was the most profound lesson you learned?

6. What was your smartest decision?

7. What 3 compliments were you paid that meant the most to you and what do they have in common?

Those answers will be my starting point. I’ll go from there and tweak where it feels right to make changes and stay the course with what’s working. 

I had recently gone several months without exercising. It went by much faster than the several months of working out usually do! I know that I am not fat. So, I am not saying that I am. However, I have added some cushion around my middle that I’m not too crazy about, so I started exercising again last week to get ahead of the whole New Years resolution craze. Why is it so hard to put my own health as a priority? I know that’s a question for myself and my therapist. (That’s why she makes the big bucks!) lol 

For 2022, I aim to make that higher on my list.

Wanna know my answers to the 7 questions? I’d love to hear yours!





Mortgage lenders issued $1.61 trillion in purchase loans in 2021, up from $1.48 trillion in 2020 and above the 2005 record of $1.51 trillion. 


When was the last time you went to a stand up comedy show?! I never think to go to them when making plans, but I always enjoy it when I do! Next weekend, Donnell Rawlings will be at Improv. You can get tickets on the Improv website!


Better Homes & Gardens released this list of Interior Design Trends for 2022. Experts are predicting the following in interiors this year:

  • Shades of Green
  • Curved Lines
  • Warm Neutrals
  • Mixing Vintage & Modern


… in puppy school! Baxter & Bella is an online puppy school that I found with tons of resources that guide you through training your pup. Maggie has already learned so much!