Goal List – Next 3 Years

I’m heading back to this list and will work to complete it all! Why am I doing this? One, to complete something I can be proud of. Another is to be a better person. They say lists are important…that if you write down a goal, you can achieve it. Well these are my goals. In the end, I hope to be a more well-rounded person and learn a little about myself and the people around me at the same time 🙂

Here’s my list for the next 3 years.

Internet/Technology
Blog once a week for a year
Create and publish an app.
Buy a new Mac laptop
Create my own website
Create a fun music video
Create a fun YouTube video
Learn PHP
Host my own health blog
Be a guest blogger on another blog
Create a video for YouTube highlighting a good cause

Lifelong Goals
Finish a novel
Buy a house
Complete graduate school
Get married
Create my own online business

Humanity
Volunteer at a Houston Habitat for Humanity site
Donate blood
Find out my blood type
Do a random good deed for someone without them knowing
Participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Volunteer at a soup kitchen on a holiday
Make a donation in my father’s name

Artistic Expression
Take a photography class
Attend a cooking class
Learn to play a musical instrument
Write a song
Finish learning French
Sell art on Etsy

Health & Beauty
Take a vitamin every day for a month
Attend a yoga/pilates class
Complete 4 Beachbody programs
Work out 5 times a week for 6 months (0 of 6)
Get down to 150 lbs
Travel to another state to compete in a competition
Take my lunch to work every day for 30 days
Get a spray on tan
Have a spa day
Live as a pescatarian for a week
Participate in Shiner B.A.S.H.
Complete a Tough Mudder
Get my haircut on a regular basis for a year
Run a 5K
Run a 10K
Run a half marathon
Do a run once a month for a year (0 out of 12)

Financial
Pay off credit cards (0 of 4)
Invest in something other than my 401(k)
Save $5,000
Go a month without buying anything for myself that isn’t a necessity
Save $20 a month for a great vacation at the end of goal (0/33)
Stick to a budget for one month, 100%
Pay off car

Friendships & Relationships
Send 10 ‘Just Because’ cards to friends not in town (0 – 10)
Send out Christmas cards (on time for once)
Call at least one friend at least one time a week for 6 months (0 of 6)
See Blue October with Jess Robbins
See Incubus or Bowling for Soup with Katie Leininger
Visit Jess Robbins in Connecticut
Visit Rebecca Loya in Florida

Self Improvement
Go to the Menil Museum
Attend a Christmas play
Attend a concert in Discovery Park
Shop at a farmer’s market
Master 10 amazing fancy recipes and cook them for others (0 of 10)
Read the 12 personal development books in a year (0 of 12)
Learn how to change a flat tire
Learn how to change the oil on my car
Learn how to shoot a gun
See 10 classic movies that I have never seen (0 of 10)
Reread Dante’s The Divine Comedy

Family
Invite my family over for a home cooked dinner
Call my mom every Sunday for 6 months (0 of 6)
Record family history either by video or by hand
Record my favorite recipes by my mom and grandmother

Home
Buy a piece of artwork I can’t live without
Buy a new bedroom set
Clean out my closet
Move my college degree from my parents house
Buy a new dining room set
Find a place that I love and settle there for a few years

Travel
Visit the Grand Canyon
Have gelato in Rome
Go out of the country with a significant other
Go on a road trip with my mom
Take a girls trip
Visit Washington D.C.
Go on a cruise (preferably Mediterranean)
Visit a winery

Spiritual
Pray every day for a month
Go to church on a non-holiday

Brooklyn
Take Brooklyn to Disney World
Make a photo book about Brooklyn
Invest $1000 in Brooklyn’s name
Take Brooklyn to NYC
Take Brooklyn to Florida
Enroll her in Sunday School
Write her a letter a week to give to her in 15 years
Get Brooklyn into the Dual Language Program
Learn Spanish with Brooklyn

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