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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knittingzeal's Life List

  1. 1. be happy
    25,050 people
  2. 2. Be more spontaneous and creative
    1 cheer
    353 people
  3. 3. Explore Paris again
    1 entry
    3 people
  4. 4. get organized and stay that way!
    1 cheer
    38 people
  5. 5. Read more
    9,074 people
  6. 6. exercise three times a week
    1 entry . 2 cheers
    322 people
  7. 7. knit all the yarn I've bought
    3 cheers
    123 people
  8. 8. Practice random acts of kindness
    1 cheer
    738 people
  9. 9. Be more efficient when working
    573 people
  10. 10. stop worrying
    2,120 people
  11. 11. write a book and have it published
    2,680 people
  12. 12. have better posture
    7,984 people
  13. 13. practice yoga more often
    91 people
  14. 14. see the northern lights
    19,119 people
  15. 15. drink more water
    1 cheer
    20,184 people
  16. 16. Take more pictures
    15,315 people
  17. 17. improve my home
    1 entry
    13 people
  18. 18. write a children's book
    3 cheers
    1,450 people
  19. 19. Eat a salad every day
    1 entry
    26 people
  20. 20. sit up straight
    497 people
  21. 21. get outside more
    107 people
  22. 22. Have a little bit of pointless fun every day
    140 people
  23. 23. Improve French speaking
    90 people
  24. 24. Make a quilt
    1,240 people
  25. 25. make cupcakes
    34 people
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wake up earlier
no need for an alarm clock anymore!

I have no choice about this now since my alarm clock has been replaced by a tiny human being. Motherhood comes with an alarm clock that goes off at random, sometimes! I hate getting up early and will always be more of a night owl. Getting up with the baby is ok, though.



Have Kids
Baby

Had my baby boy last September. Despite all the sleeplessness and insanity, it was so worth it. Hearing his giggles makes my day!



Eat a salad every day
It helps!

For the past month I have had a salad almost every day as a meal(with the exception of a weekend day or two)—it has definitly helped my lose some weight and be healthier. I hope to continue on this path for a long time.



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