2013: Achievements

My mission statement for 2013:

As a confident and forward-thinking person, I enter into every project (no matter the size) with a mind that’s open to adventure. I believe in myself,  and I am both excited and grateful for every opportunity that I attract into my life.

If you visit my main Milestones page, you’ll see my goals and ambitions for my life. The following are my achievements from 2013.

2013 Achievements

Acting Career 

  1. Complete my Voice-Over Demo – Completed April
  2. Master a British Accent Completed September 1 (South Yorkshire)
  3. Began studying audition with Jeb Beach – Completed on April
  4. Began studying Voice with Mark Downey – August 2, 2013
  5. Began studying scene study with Ben Ratner — October 27, 2013


  1. Friends You’d Kill for (Feature) – played the lead role of Tara – Feb 2013
  2. Converse (short improv film): supporting character – March 2013
  3. Foreplay (short play): lead character – March 2013
  4. Made of Stone (play): played the role of Carol – October 1-12, 2013


  1. 50 followers on my blog – (Completed: January 19, 2013)
  2. Started writing for Examiner.com – Completed on April. 20
  3. Got a job as an assistant editor at myyogaonline.com — Completed: July 16, 2013
  4. Got a job writing for Cella Magazine (wrote 2 articles for them) – September 2013
  5. 100 followers on my blog – (Completed: July 18, 2013)

Fitness / Health 

  1. Run the BMO 1/2 marathon  – Completed on May.5 in 1.56.38)
  2. 28 day white sugar detox (no sweets for 28 days starting Dec. 30) – Completed on January.26
  3. First appearance in a work-out video (yoga) – Completed November.25, 2013

Money Goals

  1. Pay off my credit card – Completed on July. 1

2013 Reading Log


Walls: Travels Along the Barricades – by Marcello Di Cintio


Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting  – by Syd Field

The Chairs – by Eugene Ionesco

The Bald Soprano and The Lesson: Two Plays – by Eugene Ionesco

Letting Everything Become Your Teacher: 100 Lessons in Mindfulness – by Jon Kabat-Zinn


The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in Life and Business – by Charles Duhigg

The Male Brain – by Louann Brizendine

Conversations with Brando – by Lawrence Grobel


Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking – by Susan Cain

Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence for Outer Performance – by Gary Mack

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment – by Eckhart Tolle


Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time – by Joel Comm

The Tiferet Talk Interviews – by Melissa Studdard


Hedda Gabbler and Other Plays (Pillars of the Community & The Wild Duck) – by Henrik Ibsen

Three uses of the knife: On the nature and purpose of drama – David Mamet

Clybourne Park (2011 Pulitzer prize winning play) – by Bruce Norris

The Artist’s Way – by Julia Cameron

August: Osage County (2008 Pulitzer prize winning play) – by Tracy Letts

The Sense of an Ending (2011 Man Booker Prize Winner) – by Julian Barnes

Tinkers (2010 Pulitzer prize winning novel) – by Paul Harding


The Road (2007 Pulitzer Prize winning novel)- by Cormac McCarthy

Detroit (2011 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for drama) – by Lisa D’amour


Made of Stone – by Leo Butler

Rabbit Hole (2007 Pulitzer Prize winning play)

The Happiness Project – by Gretchen Rubin


I didn’t finish any books this month


The Impossible Manifesto – by Joel Runyon

10 Sermons I Never Preached – by Gregory M Schroeder

Bachelorette – a play by Leslye Headland

The Power of the Actor – by Ivana Chubbuck


The Gifts of Imperfection –  by Brené Brown


David Copperfield – by Charles Dickens

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – by Stieg Larsson

4 thoughts on “2013: Achievements

  1. I’ve been self-deliberating whether to make a list too or not. After seeing this I am more towards the yes answer. 🙂 Thanks for sharing! I am inspired to create one of my own now. 🙂

  2. Pingback: Please Make a Promise to Yourself for 2014 | The Positivity Project

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