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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control my anxiety. (read all 8 entries…)
Monday's are the worst

I feel so overwhelmed on Mondays because I know that I have to go back to another week of work with very long hours and very little time with my family. My dream was always to be a stay at home mom, but now I work (A LOT!). The whole working to live thing is probably the biggest stressor in my life. But today, I will go and do what I need to do to feed my family and I will be home by 6:30, ready to enjoy their company. I’m going to try keeping something that I want to do when I get home as the focus of my day. When I start to feel anxious, I will remind myself of that thing and make it about what I am doing everything else for.


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