23 Things for 2023

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Danielle shares about a different method for setting goals in the new year. Not only does Danielle share the method, but she also shares some of her own goals for this year.

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Make your goals deliberately doable.


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Do you make New Year’s resolutions? In this episode, Danielle discusses a different way of setting goals for the new year, using a system she calls “deliberately do-able.” The idea of setting 23 small goals for the new year comes from author and podcaster, Gretchen Rubin.

What 23 small goals will you set for 2023? Try organizing your goals into categories. You could use these categories: Spiritual, Work, Relationships, Health, and Personal. Let Danielle know what goals you set for yourself this year, and you can check back on on them together throughout the year.

Listener Question (36:46)

Danielle heard from listener Christina. Christina is 28 weeks pregnant and has been struggling with irritability and exhaustion.

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Danielle Bean

Danielle Bean is the author of many books on Catholic marriage, motherhood, and women’s spirituality, and a well-known Catholic podcaster and media figure. In all of her efforts, Danielle encourages and celebrates all women on their unique vocational paths. She is the host of the Girlfriends podcast as well as the author of Momnipotent: The Not-So-Perfect Woman’s Guide to Catholic Motherhood, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday, and You Are Enough.

Danielle is a dynamic retreat leader and an engaging speaker on a variety of subjects related to Catholic family life, education, marriage, and motherhood. She has been married to her husband, Dan, for 26 years and together they have 8 children.

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