Day Zero Project: 101 in 1, 001

CATEGORY #1 (Travel / Adventure / Explore)

  • try a stand-up paddleboard
  • take a helicopter tour
  • zipline in a cave
  • take an Alaskan cruise
  • complete “52 hikes challenge” = 52 hikes in one year with each hike being more than one mile (check progress here)
  • hike the Appalachian Trail (thru-hike OR section hikes)
  • visit Civil War Battlefields
  • visit 8 tourist sites / attractions that are within a 100 mile radius of where I live
  • scuba dive John Pennekamp St. Park
  • scuba dive Great Barrier Reef
  • scuba dive Grand Cayman
  • take on of the Backroads Tour Experiences
  • visit 5 Tennessee State parks

CATEGORY #2 (Family / Friends / Relationships

  • obtain addresses of friends and family and send handmade birthday cards
  • make a coffee or lunch date with at least one friend a month

CATEGORY #3 (Professional Development / Career – writer)

  • attend 5 writer conventions / retreats
  • set up an editorial calendar for my blogs and newsletter AND follow it
  • write 5 short e-books to sell as downloads
  • write 11 short stories and send them to competitions (1 every quarter)
  • complete the second (or even 3rd) drafts of 5 novels
  • read 40 books on writing, writing development, and the writing life
  • meet regularly with my writing accountability partner (once a month)
  • complete DAILY 15-minute writing practice sessions
  • take 5 online writing classes
  • learn to create videos for Coffee on my Porch AND The Writer’s Notebook
  • grow a following for Coffee on my Porch to 5,000+
  • grow a following for The Writer’s Notebook to 5,000+
  • organize my poems into a publishable anthology
  • write 30 new poems
  • design and print new business cards
  • have professional head-shots taken

CATEGORY #4 (Professional Development / Career – Health and Life Coach)

  • finish Pillar 2 of HCI’s Coaching Certification Program
  • finish Pillar 3 of HCI’s Coaching Certification Program
  • finish Pillar 4 of HCI’s Coaching Certification Program
  • build a coaching business
  • guide / facilitate 80 clients through the Total Transformation 90-day Program

CATEGORY #5 (Creativity / Art / Craft / Music Explorations)

  • create 4 t-shirt quilts (Jaxon – Jensen – Dave – Dan)
  • relearn to play guitar
  • learn to turn wood
  • explore each new Muse Kit to the fullest
  • play my violin at least once a week
  • play my piano at least once a week
  • attend a Painting with a Twist class
  • learn everything that my Cricut can do
  • purchase and learn how to use a Glowforge
  • take violin lessons to learn to play by ear
  • take a class at By Your Hand or Soulmates and Sawdust
  • participate in “52 Frames” photography challenge

CATEGORY #6 (Spiritual)

  • celebrate each Wiccan Sabbat and Estbat
  • write my own holiday rituals
  • read 11 books on Wicca
  • practice meditation daily
  • read 3 books on meditation
  • practice Reiki daily
  • read 3 books on Reiki

CATEGORY #7 (Personal Development / Learning / Growth / Just Because for Me)

  • watch 30 documentaries
  • read 11 self-help books
  • learn Spanish
  • learn Swedish

CATEGORY #8 (Wellness)

  • swim a mile
  • create and follow a movement plan
  • lose 40 pounds to get to the goal weight of 140 pounds
  • eat clean 4 out of 7 days a week
  • try one new recipe a month
  • schedule monthly massages
  • try a float session
  • try drinking 22 oz of warm water first thing in the morning and then waiting 45 minutes before breakfast
  • record gratitudes nightly
  • purchase grounding sheets or mat
  • purchase an infrared light mat
  • practice grounding outdoors
  • reach 10,000 steps daily with the Fitbit
  • obtain a new PCP
  • complete 11 Conqueror Challenges

CATEGORY #9 (House / Home / Finance)

  • get hygge with it in the house, yard, and storage areas (in other words, clean out and declutter)
  • create a household manual with inventory, maintenance dates, updates, and renovation information
  • set up an artist garden by propane tank and in alcove
  • replace deck with a composite board deck
  • decorate with my photography
  • paint interior of house
  • reside “barn”
  • purchase freezer for garage
  • decide on whether or not to purchase a microwave
  • build a savings account
  • build a travel account
  • build a monthly emergency fund
  • get camper sold

CATEGORY #10 (Just for Fun / Entertainment / Personal)

  • get hummingbird in cowboy hat tattoo
  • get Reiki symbols tattoo
  • get air/fire tattoo
  • get chakra piercing series on ear
  • get away for each birthday (66 – 67 – 68)
  • watch 30 movies
  • read 60 novels
  • try one new restaurant / coffee shop a month
  • attend 16 fairs and festivals
  • attend 5 live theater productions
  • read 8 biography / autobiography books
  • go to the park for a picnic at least once a month when it is warm
  • take a cooking / baking class
  • complete family history and albums