New Year Resolutions like a Girl Boss

Happy New Years Eve! As I reflect on my year I am so amazed at how the year has turned out. If you would have told me last new years eve that I would be in the place I am today, I would have thought you were crazy! Me? A fashion blogger? Only in my dreams. But yet here I am, blogging and sharing my own style with the world. That little name, Style Miss Molly, was birthed one day when I finally decided to quit dreaming about it and just do it — like a girl boss. That name has taken me a long way and I have ended up being inspired in return by so many other fashionistas. It’s been an amazing journey. Today I’m sharing with you three ways to take your dreams and create resolutions that will become a reality.stylemissmolly_2379_blog

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Last year on New Years Eve, I was thinking about where I wanted the next year to take me. I was determined to make 2015 better than ever. As I closed my eyes and envisioned what I wanted my life to look like, it was with a smile on my face doing something I love. I put on my laptop a background that said “2015 is my year.” Did I know at that time that I would be a fashion blogger? Well, no. But I made a resolution to make 2015 the best year ever by committing to do what makes me happy.

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2. Stop dreaming.

As my husband would say quoting Harvey Specter from one of our favorite TV shows Suits, “I don’t have dreams. I have goals.” Years ago I had the idea of being a fashion blogger, but I never made it a goal. I never thought I would make it in the world of fashion. It wasn’t until I finally threw fear out of the window and decided to fully pursue it 100% that it was no longer a dream but a goal. Seriously, just do it.

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3. Don’t give up.

We’ve all done it before. We’ve made resolutions and not had the follow through to make it last. I’ll be honest, that’s been me in the past. There have been so many times this year where I just flat out wanted to give up. This thing called fashion blogging is hard work. If you’re a fashion blogger too, you know exactly what I mean. It’s quite harder than I could have ever expected. Finding someone to hold you accountable to stick with your goal is worth it. I know I couldn’t have done it without the support of my husband.

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Thank you for all the love you have given me in 2015! I am so grateful for each subscription, Facebook follow, Instagram like, comment with a kind word of encouragement, and compliment I have received from you. Your support means everything to me! I’m so excited to make 2016 even better than ever! Happy New Year!

Keep smiling!

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I’m Molly! I live in Seattle and am an optimist, adventurer, and bold lipstick wearer. I created this space to inspire and empower women with words of encouragement known as #MollysWords and share inspiration through my personal style. I always want my readers to leave with a smile and I hope you do!

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37 Comments

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:41 pm

      Thank you so much! It really has been a great year, and I hope 2016 to be even better for you as well!

      🙂 Molly

  1. Avatar December 31, 2015 / 1:18 am

    You look absolutely stunning. Everything about this look is perfect. Especially your gorgeous smile!
    Love this post sooo much!
    I’m beyond glad we connected on IG / blog. You are so beautiful ( inside & out )
    Thank you for all the support! Means a lot. 🙂
    Happy New Year! I wish you the best of the best for 2016.
    Xo, Raysa

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:42 pm

      I am so glad we connected too Raysa! You are a beautiful person and I love following along!

      🙂 Molly

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:42 pm

      Thank you Christine for your kind words!

      🙂 Molly

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:42 pm

      Thanks so much! Happy new year!

      🙂 Molly

  2. Avatar December 31, 2015 / 7:32 am

    Can’t wait to see where you will take “Style Miss Molly” in 2016!! I foresee gorgeous photos, amazing collaborations, more growth, and lots of smiling!
    Happy New Year

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:43 pm

      Wow thank you so much Victoria! I am so excited for what this next year will bring. Thank you for all your amazing support!

      🙂 Molly

  3. Avatar December 31, 2015 / 8:01 am

    So Goregous, Molly! Happy New Year! Thank you for being so sweet and kind! The world would be a much better place if everyone were as sweet as YOU! Happy 2016!

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:43 pm

      Holly you are incredibly sweet! I am so blessed to know you! Thank you!

      🙂 Molly

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:43 pm

      Thank you so much Eloise! Hope you have a great new year!

      🙂 Molly

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:44 pm

      Thank you Maggie! Can’t wait for all that 2016 will bring! Hope it is amazing for you too!

      🙂 Molly

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 9:44 pm

      Thank you so much! So glad you liked it! Wish you the best in 2016!

      🙂 Molly

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 8:12 pm

      Thank you, Sydney! So glad you can relate to the goals!

      🙂 Molly

  4. Avatar December 31, 2015 / 1:25 pm

    Love the sequin skirt and that leather top is HOT! Thanks for visiting my blog. Glad to have found you.

    Happy New Years babe!!
    Sabrina | http://www.gypsytan.co

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 8:10 pm

      Thank you Sabrina! So glad I found your blog too! Hope we get to meet in person some day!

      🙂 Molly

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 8:06 pm

      Thanks Kait, I hope 2016 will be amazing for you too! Much love!

      🙂 Molly

  5. Avatar December 31, 2015 / 7:32 pm

    molly, such a great read. it is safe to say, we totally think alike! i strongly believe the biggest commitment you can make to yourself is to do the things that make you HAPPY!! you are spot on girl. and whoa, fashion blogging really is hard work! but knowing girls like you who lift you up and support you make it all worthwhile. cheers to 2016! xoxo,

    janna | http://www.jannadoan.com

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 8:02 pm

      Janna, thank you so much! I love that you say we totally think alike! I know we would be great friends outside of blogging too! Keep up the amazing work with your blog! I love following along!

      🙂 Molly

  6. Avatar January 1, 2016 / 11:46 am

    This is too sweet. <3 I'm so happy you were able to make your dreams goals, then actually executed projects!

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 7:51 pm

      Thank you, Jennifer! I think it’s so important to write down those goals and keep reaching for them no matter how hard it gets! So glad I pressed on!

      🙂 Molly

  7. Avatar January 2, 2016 / 12:02 am

    These are great resolutions Molly and so inspiring! I love being able to connect with u on so many levels and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for ur blog! Keep up the amazing work. It’s so nice to see how far you’ve come and so glad we were able to connect online! I wish you nothing but the best for 2016:-)

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    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 7:50 pm

      Thank you Elizabeth! I appreciate your continued support and can’t wait to meet you in person! Maybe this will be the year for that. I hope!

      🙂 Molly

  8. Avatar January 2, 2016 / 10:47 pm

    I love this post! So inspiring and motivating ♥ You look beyond amazing Molly! Love your skirt and the top.

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 7:43 pm

      Thank you! I hope you have an amazing year filled with lots of smiles and fashionable moments!

      🙂 Molly

  9. Avatar January 3, 2016 / 11:03 am

    Such an inspiring post Molly. Blogging is hard and it’s tough not to compare yourself to others or be discouraged. I’m trying to keep my eye on the prize. I’m proud of you for persuing your goal and putting yourself out there. You’re an inspiration. Love you festive outfit. You look lovely.
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    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 7:42 pm

      Asa, you know exactly what I mean! Keep staying strong! You are such a hard worker and I love your detailed posts, darling style, sweet words and gorgeous photos. Keep smiling my friend!

      🙂 Molly

  10. Avatar January 4, 2016 / 12:02 pm

    Lovely, lovely, and more lovely! Such a cute outfit and so glad to hear your 2015 was one helluva ride, Molly. Happy 2016 and may this year be better than 2015 in every possible way. xx
    http://www.sveeteskapes.com

    Love,
    Kusum

    • Molly Clifton January 4, 2016 / 7:41 pm

      Kusum, Thank you for the compliments! I hope you have an awesome 2016! Thanks for following along with me!

      🙂 Molly

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