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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I'm doing 18 things
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manage my anxiety
manage my anxiety

I know I’ll never be rid of it, but I hope to make it so that it doesn’t continue keeping me from doing awesome stuff like living life and taking chances and stuff. It’s grown so much over the years that it’s kept me in a teeny tiny box. I’d like to put it into an even teeny tinier box. And stop being in a box.

In other news, I’m flying all by myself on Christmas Day to New Jersey. I read that there are a ton of delays and stuff over there because of crazy weather. I am going to try to not freak out about that.

figure out who I am
Hobbies and such

I’ve been sewing which is super fun to me. It is really satisfying to complete projects and whatnot. I’ve also recently started drawing/doodling. My man friend gave me some moleskines and a drawing tablet and some fancy pencils to support this newfound hobby of mine.


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