I am not into the whole "New Year, New Me" thing
2022 is going to make 2020 look like a baby. Last year, I made a post about my resolutions and goals for the year, and I thought now would be a great time to update on that. Let's revisit my resolutions from last year:
1) Meatless Mondays
2) No Candy Wednesdays
3) Submit to WiGLE every month (almost!)
4) ... and the Grand Finale:
Make an optimized trip half-way across the country in my truck!
So I didn't do a great job. I had some other resolutions that I didn't post, and I also didn't do so great on those. I almost summitted to WiGLE every month, but I missed October and November. Similarly, I had a resolution to post to my blog once a month, and I almost made it, except I missed the last two posts. Hopefully, I will make this up by writing posts and back-dating them, so I would at least have completed the goal.
I think my goals failed for various reasons. I didn't make realistic goals for my diet, and I didn't perceive the difficulty of driving cross-country monetarily and safely. So this year I plan to use some advice when making resolutions. I learned about this article from the Stella Rae podcast and I think it's helpful for setting my 2022 goals.
There's an acronym to help make good resolutions, SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound.
1 & 2 aren't achievable due to some private matters. But I could have set a better goal such as "no meat once a week." 4 was not specific, I didn't take the time to map out than plan until after I had set the goal. Once I had done that, it became much more difficult, thus it wasn't realistic. The good goal I had set were to submit to WiGLE once a month and publish a blog post once a month. While I didn't meet those goals completely, I made it about 80% of the way there. My goals this year will follow the above advice.
I have some serious WiGLE goals this year. Currently, I have 367,323 unique wifi networks.