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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Nicola Kennedy

make a difference in the world
my mark

I would like to leave my mark on this world, so that when i die, my life wont have been completely pointless.
I want to make people happy, help in any way i can however big or small. i WILL do this….but how? :/

photograph the alphabet

This one seems like a fun thing to do while using my skills and eye for photography. I hope to learn while doing this, and have fun with it :P x

learn yoga
find peace

I really want to learn yoga, I tried a class once and it was great :) but the classes were too expensive in the place i tried it and dont know how elseto learn, i cant do the positions and flip pages of a book for example :P
has anyone else done this?? If so, how??
Nicola x

Learn to cook

I would LOVE to be able to cook properly, and by properly i mean from scratch.
For years i have watched Ready,Steady, Cook and Come Dine With Me kind of programmes and i am in awe of people who can whip up all sorts of edible treats and know loads about food, what mixes well, what flavours compliment eachother etc….
Any suggestions on where to start??
Nicola x

be self-confident again
confidence where did u go??

its a long story about how i lost my confidence but the main thing is i want it back! but how??
most of my life i have been self conscious and scared and the only time i have even a tiny bit of confidence is when im drunk and feel absolutley fantastic, but i cant be drunk all the time :(
i need sumthing other than alcohol to get drunk on and get that confidence out.
Advice welcome
Nicola x

Lose Weight and Get Healthy

Ive always been curvy and I have also lost weight and found it again, but i really want to sort my diet out.
My palet has been fairly plain and i want to try more foods and bevereges but i also want to eat healthily too, i always eat the wrong thing but they are more comfort foods, surely i can find comfort in something else. I find it hard to loose weight,any tips??
Nicola x

travel the world
(in 80 days) or not lol

I would absolutley LOVE LOVE LOVE to travel the world, maybe not all at once as it may be too much at once but i would at some time like to see the world. I love travelling, finging new cultures, languages, scenery, people, foods and activities.
Its wonderful. But where’s the time?? also need a lottery win :/
Will keep my fingers crossed some opportunity or another will crop up
Have you done this?? if so how did you do it??
Nicola x

write a book
but how

When i was at Uni we illustrated a book that we were given the storyline for, i really enjoyed the project.
I enjoyed it that much i would love to write a book myself, but i have no idea how to do it or where to start :/
If you have achieved this tips would be very helpful
Nicola x

Beat my depression
get over it

I REALLY REALLY REALLY want to beat my depression, its horrible and ive tried the medication which made no difference and i’ve tried therapists etc but they dont think they can help me :( im not that hopeless am i??? I need help but dont know where to find it, how do i get through depression?? I know there are plenty out there who are depressed also, any advice??
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be more positive
pessimism...F off!

I am a fairly pessimistic person, this is mainly because my family are pessimists and ive been around alot of negative people and had alot of bad things happen. I would love to be more positive as it would improve my moods and help my depression and would help when trying to make new friends. All this negativity really does affect all aspects of my life and i want to change things. Here’s hoping xx

Make new friends (read all 2 entries…)

Well i lost my best friend at the end of January (shes not dead) but thats a long story.
I have managed to make a few more friends at work but would like more :P
Whether its pen pals or people i can meet who are close to me are good.
Hope to chat soon

figure out what to do with my life
how do you figure out what to do with your life??

I went all the way through high school, i thought i knew what i wanted to do at uni so i studied there for 2yrs but it wasnt for me. The people and the weird work really put me off the whole thing but im bored of everything, i want to move on in life and get my career going but i dont know what to do or how to do it.
Any help or suggestions are appreciated
N x

Make new friends (read all 2 entries…)
I want more friends

Im quite a shy 20yr old girl, i struggle to make friends as i tend to keep myself to myself but would LOVE to make some new friends. I hope to find some here :)



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