one year update: 101 in 1001 goals

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Back in September for my six month update, I had achieved 35 out of the 101 goals and today, I’m at 40. I haven’t made a ton of progress on checking things off it may seem, but that’s because a lot of these are longer term goals (like reading 150 books) or have a set date in the future. A lot of new things will be crossed off this May, so I think by my 18 month update in September, I’ll have a lot more finished.

One thing to note is that I have changed a few items on this list that were New York specific because I no longer live there, so it’s not really as feasible to get done. Okay! Here are the things I’ve checked off since last September:

  • Learn and wear an elaborate braided hairstyle

  • Take three different fitness classes

  • Fill out the monthly reflection pages in my Passion Planner for a year

  • Meet or connect with three bloggers I admire

  • Redesign some elements of the blog

Start Date: March 10th, 2018 | End Date: 4 December 2020

Personal Development (10/20)
Vote in the 2020 election
Read 150 books (68/150)
Go to the chiropractor
Join a gym that I love
Take a fun, creative class
Donate to 3 charities (3/3)
Learn and wear an elaborate braided hairstyle
Finish re-reading the Harry Potter series
Treat my mom to a trip or other big gift
Read all of Proust's In Search of Lost Time
Get genetic DNA testing
Go to a protest or political event
Go to a new art museum
Revisit the American wing at the Met
Get my balayage highlights redone
Volunteer
Get a facial
Get a massage
Take three different fitness classes (3/3)
Fill out the monthly reflection pages in my Passion Planner for a year


Professional (10/15)
Update my resume
Go to a networking event
Buy a DSLR camera
Start a side photography business
Finish writing a novel
Read 3 new professional development books (3/3)
Film a "Travel With Me" vlog
Meet or connect with three bloggers I admire (3/3)
Go to a launch party
Take a new headshot
Meet my personal income goals
Start investing
Send thank-you notes to people who have helped my career
Mentor someone younger/earlier in their career
Find a mentor


Home (3/10)
Sign a new apartment lease
Move to a neighborhood that I love
Buy groceries at the farmer's market
Update my bedroom at home
Buy a Smeg appliance
Organize digital photo library
Sort through and donate books
Type up all of my journals
Make 3 fun cocktails
Make 5 recipes from Pinterest (5/5)
Baking (4/10)
Bake a very intricate pie
Make gingham sugar cookies
Bake macarons
Take a baking class
Bake a unique bread recipe
Bake homemade Poptarts
Make a perfect souffle
Try 3 baked desserts I haven't tried before (3/3)
Bake blueberry scones
Bake something from KawaiiSweetWorld's channel

Travel (5/20)
Make another trip abroad
Go to Palm Beach
Visit Harry Potter world
Get Global Entry pass
Dine at a Michelin starred restaurant
Take a long weekend trip to Austin, Texas
Visit Japan
Do a fun staycation in Florida
See the James Turrell light exhibit at MoMA PS1
Do the Harry Potter Studio Tour
Drink cider at a biergarten in the fall
Drive to Savannah one weekend
Stay in a unique Airbnb
Visit Montreal & Quebec City
Go to a beach outside of Florida
Book a trip for my 27th birthday
Visit a castle
Take a trip to Charleston
Eat a unique ice-cream flavor at a cool shop
Have a cupcake from Little Cupcake Bakeshop

Just For Fun (8/26)
Go to a concert
Watch all of the Best Picture nominees in a year
Dress as Lara Croft for Halloween
Celebrate my 26th & 27th birthdays (1/2)
See 3 Broadway or off-Broadway shows (1/3)
Watch a live tennis match
Watch the 2018 World Cup
Sign up for MoviePass
See Taylor Swift in concert
Redesign some elements of the blog
See the Nutcracker
Get my makeup done professionally
Go to a live talk show
Leave a 100% tip
Watch every Audrey Hepburn film
Go to a food hall
Send photo Christmas cards
Buy an investment handbag
Buy new clear or rose quartz glases
Drink a bottle of Veuve Clicquot
Finally watch "The Wire"
Go to a music festival
Find a new signature perfume
Make a short film
Find + buy something I love at a vintage store
Throw a themed dinner party