101 in 1001

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).

Why 1001 Days?
Many people have created lists in the past - frequently simple challenges such as New Year's resolutions or a 'Bucket List'. The key to beating procrastination is to set a deadline that is realistic. 1001 Days (about 2.75 years) is a better period of time than a year, because it allows you several seasons to complete the tasks, which is better for organising and timing some tasks such as overseas trips, study semesters, or outdoor activities.

Start date: May 26, 2014
End date: Feb 20, 2017

1 Write a list of 101 things to do in 1001 days! 28 May 2014
2 See 10 classic movies I've never seen
3 Go to an outdoor movie
4 Spend an entire day watching films
5 See a movie in IMAX or 3D 9 August 2014
6 Watch 50 films I've never seen before
7 Watch 10 movies chosen by my husband
8 Choose an actor and watch every film he / she has been in
9 Read 10 classics I should have read but have never got around to
10 Read a book in a day
11 Read a biography
12 List 50 favourite fictional characters
13 Make a list of 100 reasons I love my husband
14 Make a list of 100 books I would like to read
15 Write a list of 101 things I've already achieved
16 Write a list of 100 things that make me annoyed
17 Write myself a mail via www.futureme.org
18 Write a hand written letter to someone
19 Write on 20 creative writing prompts. (2/20)
20 Make a list of 101 things that I don't ever want to do again
21 Write a fan letter
22 Make a list of things that I like about myself
23 Explore Paris by night 13 August 2014
24 Visit 5 capital cities (2/5)
25 Visit one new state December 2014
26 Visit Disney World’s Magic Kingdom
27 Write a list of 20 places I want to visit and why
28 Kiss in front of the Eiffel Tower 13 August 2014
29 See the Northern Lights
30 Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (again)
31 Visit a castle 18 October 2014
32 Visit Ireland
33 Visit a National Park
34 Stay in a 5 star hotel
35 Travel on a steam train
36 Go to the zoo
37 Go to 5 different museums (5/5)
38 Visit the Palace of Versailles 12 August 2014

39 Spend New Year's Eve in another country NYE 2014/2015 in New York

40 List 10 places I have been, and 10 favourite things about each place
41 Visit The Shard
42 Complete the A-Z travel challenge
43 Go to New York at Christmas time
44 Visit an art museum 13 August 2014
45 Visit 10 local tourist attractions (2/10)
46 Visit all the locations on a Monopoly board
47 Take a train in mainland Europe
48 Have a romantic weekend away in a log cabin
49 Visit a theme park I've never been to
50 Go on a road trip without a pre-set destination 14 June 2014
51 Tour a brewery/distillery
52 Climb a mountain
53 Ride the London cable car
54 Start a new blog
55 Photograph 30 different animals
56 Post 10 tutorials on my blog
57 Document a "day in my life" in photographs
58 Make snow angels
59 Spend a night stargazing
60 Spend a day at the beach
61 Send flowers to someone March 2015
62 See a musical 21 June 2014
63 Gamble in a casino
64 Watch a sunset on the beach
65 Watch a meteor shower
66 Say "yes" to something I would not normally do
67 Have a baby
68 Meet an online friend in person 7 June 2014
69 Make a Year in Pictures album
70 Build a sandcastle
71 Go to a sporting event
72 Have a spa day
73 Take a free online class
74 Make soup
75 Watch the Super Bowl
76 Vote in a general election
77 Take a moonlit walk on the beach
78 Take part in a blog challenge
79 Have a picnic in a forest
80 Make a bucket list for each season
81 Win at crazy golf
82 Go up in a hot air balloon
83 Decorate a mug with a sharpie
84 Give a handmade gift
85 Eat at 10 new restaurants
86 Buy a new guest bed
87 Learn to locate all 50 US states on a map
88 Get my eyes tested
89 Reach my goal weight
90 Complete the 30 Day Shred
91 Learn to identify all the countries on a map
92 Recognize the flags of all EU countries
93 Learn all the elements in the periodic table
94 Learn all 50 US state capitals
95 Learn 50 new things by clicking the random articles button on Wikipedia
96 Don't eat chocolate for a week
97 Create a meal planner
98 Sort out my wardrobe and donate any old clothes
99 Start work on the garden
100 Grow my own herbs and/or vegetables
101 Make 10 things I've pinned on Pinterest (1/5)

1 comment:

  1. Love the list, Jenni! Well, there's quite some stuff you could accomplish in Germany :-) Lily wants to go to Phantasia Land,so there may be a new theme park in our future as well :-)

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