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  • social_studioJess here. Laying in bed before my husband wakes (this is when I get some of my best thinking done in the early hours). Like most of you will at some point today, I'm reflecting on 2016. 💫⠀⠀⠀⠀
    It's amazing when you think about how much can change, what you can create + how many emotions you can feel within 365 days. I never set a word for this last year but if I had to some it up in just one (which if you know me, this is near impossible), I would say. . . g r o w t h.⠀⠀
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    Both professionally + personally – 2016 was my year to grow into: ⠀⠀
    • a more patient wife (who knew the honeymoon stage is actually in your 2nd year?) ⠀⠀
    • a more thoughtful daughter + sister (this year I saw how blessed I truly am to have the family that I have) • a more intentional business owner (all thanks to our wonderful Socialites!)⠀⠀
    • a more confident teacher (this is my ultimate happy place, helping our Socialites connect the dots) 🙌🏻⠀⠀
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    There are certainly areas in my life I would like to improve in: being a better friend, a better leader, focusing more on my health + reading more then just the latest social media news. 📚 Those of just a few goals I have on my mind for 2017. What about you, Socialite?⠀⠀
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    2016, you gave the gift of growth + now I think it's time for all of us to THRIVE together. 💓 Those our my intentions as we countdown the new year, what are yours? How do you want the next 365 days to unfold?

  • khrissstilosLoved reading this ✌🏼️❤️️ we can ALL be better & grow ! No one is perfect and that's why I love LIFE we all grow and learn and never stop it's a beauty ❤️️✨ tyothings
  • khrissstilosThat's good that you want to improve on reading past social media + health !! Health is thee biggest thing I always focus on ! Good luck with everything an happiest New year to you 💜🎊✨
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  • jaymietarshisLoved every word of this ❤ and just FYI, you are an amazing friend and leader already but I admire your will to continue improving and become your best self. Reflecting back on this year, you've been such a positive influence in my life and I just want to thank you for being a friend I can turn to for support as well as look up to. Cheers to 2017, my love! 🎉 And happy New Year!
  • mauloafloralsLoved reading your thoughts!! Can't wait for the new year 🙌🏼
  • _littlecreativeI second what @jaymietarshis said! Love you, girl 😘
  • social_studio@etcarlton happy NYE to you E.T.! 💕
  • social_studio@khrissstilos you are so right Khris! We are all constantly exploring + refining ourselves. I will definitely look to you in this new year for support on the health side of things. It's one of those areas in my life that I push further + further back in my mind but really it's the forefront of my happiness. It needs to become a priority. 😊 Happy New Year to you!!! So much potential on the horizon for us all! 💕 - Jess
  • social_studio@keatinghotel couldn't agree with you more! 😊
  • social_studio@jaymietarshis oh Jaymie, you are so thoughtful!!! I feel constantly grateful to have you in my life. You always show me the importance of bringing intention into your life + that happiness is truly a choice. I'm so grateful for your friendship + your support along the way. I'm so looking forward to what this new year brings us both! Hopefully many more Bachelor nights + puppy dates. 💕😘 Love you girl!!! Happy New Years! ✨ xo, Jess
  • social_studio@_littlecreative love you too Morgan! Thank you for being such a dear friend + sharing in so many fun memories this past year. 💕 Cheers to you + what the future holds! 🥂
  • lozukowskicalligraphyWay to go Jess! I love all the advice and knowledge you share! Thank you for being you! Happy New Year! ❤
  • social_studio@lozukowskicalligraphy thank you so much Lo! I'm so glad you find our resources helpful. That's exactly what we set out to do a little over two years ago + in constantly amazed at how this community has grown! So thankful for you + your support! 💕 I can't wait to see what 2017 holds for you + your new website!!! 👏🏻👏🏻 Happy New Years darling! - Jess
  • alisonkinseyOoh I love that word Thrive! It's amazing how quickly a year can fly by, yet in realizing as you said, just how much can happen and transform us in 365 days!! It has been such a joy Jess, getting to know you more + more and see you do amazing things (and I totally see you continuing to develop your leadership in the new year especially with some of the things you shared the last time we got together!) your goals are lovely!!! I am excited to bring thoughtful intention + systems into my 2017! 💛
  • juseboxAmazing! ❤
  • mlm_success_secretsMade my day
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  • yvettelodge_artistTerrific photo!
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