The Challenge

Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

The Criteria:
Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on your part).

Start Date:
January 1st, 2019

End Date:
September 28th, 2021

  1. Get a house ✔️
  2. Save $ ✔️
  3. Plan a 10 yr wedding renewal OR trip (COVID->2021)
  4. Drink 3 full bottles of water daily 100 oz? (working on this- Thermaflask with 40 oz/1-2x daily)
  5. Walk 10,000 steps a day (treadmill, review coming soon)
  6. Use and track daily steps with smartwatch
  7. Read 12 books in 12 months (/12)
  8. Study the driver manual/go take test
  9. Get my permit
  10. Practice driving to obtain license
  11. Make a monthly playlist ✔️ Follow me on Spotify
  12. Create a yoga practice 
  13. Watch 10 TedTalks
  14. Listen to a new podcast ✔️ (Crime Junkie is totally one of my new obsessions, if you like crime stories- it’s SO good!
  15. Start writing poetry again
  16. Begin a daily/weekly journal✔️
  17.   See a show, play or event
  18. Do my planner layout weekly in HP ✔️
  19. Get to intermediate in French on Duolingo
  20. Be able to order LRP doterra every month 
  21. Watch 100 movies (/100)
  22. Finish 10 TV series (7/10)
  23. Mediate nightly
  24. Create an herb garden/have plants indoors (in progress) 
  25. Inspire someone I know to begin a blog ✔️ 
  26. Grow my social media numbers (track monthly)
  27. More readership/comments growth (track monthly)
  28. Start/complete a class on SkillsShare
  29. Dog check ups/shots update ✔️
  30. Re-design my blog ✔️
  31. Find more bloggers to connect with
  32. Create an original blog series 
  33. Mail 10-20 letters to friends/family
  34. Cook more 30 min meals/slow cooker recipes
  35. Get a porch setup I love ✔️
  36. Buy a living room art piece 
  37. Start a skin routine, cleanse, exfoliate, tone and moisturize]] ✔️
  38. Get a facial
  39. Get another massage
  40. Go to the chiropractor ✔️
  41. Go to a paint wine night (*maybe with Ashley)
  42. Send 3 surprise fun/love ya packages ✔️
  43. Begin dancing again-take a class or workshop
  44. Pick back up crocheting
  45. Learn to make 5 drinks at home
  46. Have a dining table and USE IT! ✔️
  47. Have a dinner party with friends
  48. Continue my decluttering and minimalism journey; document and blog ✔️didn’t blog it though
  49. Go to eye doctor-get checkup, back to contacts 
  50. Get a physical ✔️
  51. Get a dental checkup and work done ✔️in prog. due to Covid19
  52. Take better self care on a weekly basis ✔️
  53. Take 1 picture each month of “photo of the month”/ blog it
  54. Cleaning weekly routine ✔️
  55. Update all blog photos to new template ✔️
  56. Re design my blog header ✔️
  57. Instagram: theme design and post 1-2x day 
  58. Re-pin all blog posts and up to 30 pins per day
  59. Be on LRP for one whole year- collect EO’s 
  60. Start and perfect a AM/PM routine ✔️
  61. Write a personal post on self love ✔️
  62. Finish all drafts in blog folder 
  63. Set up 25 more drafts ✔️in trello, whole new system
  64. Project 365
  65. Have 5 people guest post on the blog about topic of their choice (2/5)
  66. DNA ancestry ✔️for MIL. 
  67. Create Media Kit for blog 
  68. Order business cards for blog and doterra, scentsy 
  69. Keep practicing brush lettering
  70. Take a trip back to Disney World
  71. Go on a cruise to the Bahamas or someplace tropical
  72. Pay it forward (10/10) ✔️
  73. Try silks/pole dancing or some sensual exercise
  74. Update 20 blog posts (new pics, new design, edit etc)
  75. Get my splits back
  76. Rewrite the personal letters to past, present and future me (blog posts & republish)
  77. Tell my friends I love you, more often. ✔️
  78.  
  79. Get a new planner and utilize it daily, weekly, monthly ✔️
  80. Get one or two more tattoos ✔️triangles back of arm Nov 2019
  81. Ennegram type, read and research more 
  82. Practicing manifesting, positivity and angel callings
  83. Buy and use reusable bags for groceries ✔️
  84. STOP buying plastic bottles, use reusable bottles- ✔️
  85. Recycle and reduce waste ✔️
  86. Finish 3 audio books on audible (1/3) progress on “Troublemaker”
  87. Volunteer at a dog shelter or soup kitchen
  88. Randomly help someone I see genuinely in need
  89. Schedule a professional photo-shoot or boudoir session
  90. Post 5 things I’m proud of (/5)
  91. Have 1-2 weekend days a month going totally social media FREE
  92. Start waking up 15 mins earlier until waking up at 6am
  93. Practice being grateful and thankfulness ✔️
  94. Catch up on WATCH LATER on YouTube and unsubscribe from at least 5 channels to remove clutter
  95. Shop mindfully with longevity in mind
  96. Reach out to 3-5 old or new friends (4/5)
  97. Declutter phone and social media accounts again- blog and take pictures ✔️s
  98. Leave 10 reviews for places you love on Yelp (2/10)
  99. Maybe start drafting/writing a book?
  100. Start a dream journal!
  101. Finally stop biting my nails, FIND A SOLUTION that works and use Biotin for hair skin and nails. ✔️Loving dip powder, need to DIY at home

Why I Love It

I’ve done a few of these in the past but I haven’t been able to complete one yet. I really love this idea of having certain personal goals that I can work through and grow with for this extended period of time. It makes me check off things a lot faster and more consciously.

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