Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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Jamieleeee. is so annoyed.

Stop caring what other people think of me (read all 4 entries…)
my thing is..

in alot of ways i really dont care what people think of me..i love being me..and i dont mind all my quirks and stuff..but at the same im always wondering what people think of me..i dont really know how to stop caring what other people think of me.



Comments:

it's a process

I’ve learned to adjust my heart to who I care about vs who cares about me. It’s very hard as a woman to not consider what others think of you. Society bombards us with false ideals and it pollutes our hearts and minds.
I was tortured for years by my fear of peoples opinions of me.
But in time I found that if they were not a constant and positive factor in my life, their opinion was useless.
I am a beautiful, emotional, loving woman who is capable of anything. You are too.
I try everyday to teach my 5 yr old that she is perfect the way she is and no one’s opinion matters but her own.
Be strong.


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