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2018 Goals & My Word of the Year

January 1, 2018
AUTHOR: Emilie

For Type-As like me, the goal-setting associated with the new year is like a second Christmas right after Christmas. For me, yearly goal setting is an intense process, one I’ve been working hard on since November. I’ve been using my PowerSheets from the Cultivate What Matters Shop for goal setting for THREE years now. On…

2017 Year In Review

December 30, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Personal January: Best friend Blair came to visit Fayetteville and I headed to Philly to get piercings and enjoy Phormal with my VFam. February: Baby sister Laura came to visit Fayetteville, I went to Nashville for work, and we went to the 1P Ball. March: I wrapped up my first Crossfit Open, saw Luke Bryan…

My Top 5 Must-Listen Podcasts + 3 Podcast Listening Tips

December 18, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Did you ever own a walkman? I did. I remember it quite distinctly in fact. I remember carrying around this heavy thing and then finagling the wires and wearing the big bulk headset with mediocre sound quality. sarcasm Oh man, those were the days. Today, we get to carry a walkman PLUS a phone PLUS…

December 2017 Goals

December 1, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Welcome to December’s goal setting report where I show you progress on last month’s goals, how I set goals, and set new goals for the month. If you’re new to Burke Does, you may be wondering why I would want to publish my month goals and share my failures and vulnerabilites right with my successes.…

The Great Morning Routine Experiment: Fixing What’s Broken

November 29, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Imagine waking up day in and day out recognizing that something isn’t working but not really knowing how to fix it. Since I’ve gotten back from my trips to Brasil, Europe (France and Spain + Portugal) and Texas (for FinCon and MilBlogging), it has taken me this long to finally feel like I’m resettled (though, let’s…