100 things to do: my unfiltered list

Recently I tried to create a list of 100 things that I want to do and achieve in the coming years. After a slow start and searching for inspiration I came up with the following unfiltered list with more than 100 things which I’ve quickly sorted in some categories:

  • Training
    • 10 steps in hand stand position
    • 100 pushups in a row
    • 20 strict pull ups in a row
    • ride >250km in one day
    • ride >44kph in a 20k time trial
    • run 5km in <20 min
    • run a marathon
    • 100 kettlebell swings in a row
    • participate in a criterium cycling race
    • participate in a multi-day cycling event
    • become flexible enough to sit in the lotus position
  • Learning
    • finish SICP
    • learn to ride a unicycle
    • learn touch typing
    • learn to remember people’s names
    • practice bow shooting weekly for a year
    • practice drawing for 1 hour/day for 60 days
    • learn how to forage for mushrooms and other edible plants
    • learn the basics of Spanish
    • learn the basics of Portuguese
    • learn the basics of Norwegian
    • learn the basics of German
    • learn the basics of Japanese
    • follow a course for first aid training
    • learn how to lucid dream
    • learn to visualize (overcome aphantasia)
    • take a tap dance/irish step dance course
    • take a ballroom dance course
    • earn a black belt in a martial art
    • learn to climb a 6A route
    • read Zen and the Martial Arts 12 times in a year
    • read https://zenhabits.net/gratify/ every day for 30 days
    • follow a Wim Hof course
    • learn to play 6 songs with a music instrument
  • One off activities/experiences
    • meditate for a whole day
    • get a sportsmassage
    • eat a fresh pineapple
    • eat a fresh mango
    • drive a snow scooter
    • go to a nude beach or nude sauna
    • go rafting
    • go ice karting
    • fly in a hot air balloon
    • go paddle boarding
    • play a virtual reality race game
    • go snowboarding
    • go skiing (again)
    • go jet skiing
    • go diving in a coral reef
    • go paragliding (again)
    • see the aurora borealis (again)
    • watch dolphins
    • watch orcas
    • walk on a gletsjer
    • experience the midnight sun
    • drive a rally car
    • go floating
    • play squash
    • play tennis
    • try taiko drumming
    • fly an helicopter (again)
    • fly an airplane
  • Health/Personal Dev Challenges
    • drink only water and tea for a year
    • try to boost my testosteron levels for 30 days (drop estrogenic food etc.)
    • rejection challenge
    • 60 days no TV, no news
    • 30 days of cooking dinner
    • 30 days no sugar
    • 30 days of raw food
    • 30 days no milk/gluten-free
    • 30 days ketogenic diet
    • 60 days vegan
    • 60 days vegetarian
    • get down to a single digit % body fat
    • walk 5 km a day for 30 days in a row
    • 30 out of 36 days at 9pm to bed
    • 30 days of polyphasic sleep
    • 30 days of sleeping in a hammock
    • 30 days of Wim Hof training
    • social month
    • 30 days 3 meals a day (no snacks)
    • meditate 30 minutes for 60 days in a row
    • lose fat until I weight <78kg for more than 6 months
  • Productions/Contributions
    • make all my notes from books and blog posts public “Google Play Amazon Kindle Google Tasks Evernote Colornote Workflowy Pocket physical notebooks txt files slickjot notes”
    • make all my ideas public “Idea growr, workflowy, google tasks, google inbox, txt files, physical notebooks, …”
    • design and build my dream garden shed “with space for my indoor bike a squat rack and pull up bar”
    • design a board game or computer game
    • produce 3 pieces of art
    • design a t-shirt
    • write and launch a 12 parts email course
    • keep a public food log for 6 months with photos
    • publish 52 blogposts in a year
    • publish 12 videos on YouTube
    • publish an online course
    • publish a mobile app
    • write a book
    • write 12 poems
    • teach/coach kids
    • teach someone programming
    • 30 days of creation (no reading, TV, news, old notes, … except for work)
  • Travel
    • travel in an RV/van
    • live for a month in a cabin in the woods/mountains (offline, off the grid)
    • travel to the Himalayas
    • travel in South America (Argentina, Chili, Peru, …)
    • travel to Canada
    • travel to New Zealand
    • travel to Japan
    • do a multi-day hike in the mountains
  • Financial/Work/Security
    • prepare for 2 months of food/supply shortages
    • become a team manager of 5+ people
    • debt free
    • invest in an index fund (10000€)
    • earn a significant amount of money from passive income
    • start a business
  • Live
    • live in a tiny house for a year
    • live in a co-housing house for >1 year
    • live in a foreign country for >3 months
    • stay with An for at least another 15 years
    • take a 1 year sabbatical
  • Clean up
    • clean up all (private) todo’s on all apps, make the ones that I won’t do public “evernote, google keep, google tasks, inbox reminders, colornote, workflowy, trello, idea growr”
    • gift/throw away 100 personal items
    • clean up all wishlists (amazon, bookdepository, …)
    • clean up my Pocket reading list, summarise and publish ideas from favourite articles
    • 60 days drop the 7’s from my life (learn to abandon stuff to make space for great stuff)
    • clothes
    • websites
    • chores
    • ideas
    • expectations for myself
    • consumption
      • apps
      • websites
      • food
      • movies, TV shows
      • books (drop all less then great or not relevant read/unread/unfinished books from my life (physical, google play books, amazon kindle, pdf’s))
      • feedly feeds
      • articles in Pocket
  • Social
    • host a boardgame event
    • host 12 monthly lunch/dinner party’s
    • be an accountability coach for someone

I’m pretty sure that this list will change in the coming days, weeks, months, years but now at least I have a starting point. You can stay on top of my changes in Workflowy. What does your list look like and more importantly, what are you going to do and give up in order to achieve, experience, learn and live the things you want?