About

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Well hello there! My name is Heather and I’m *cough*cough* years old. I have an overly obsessive love for all things ‘Turtle’y and I’m also an avid gamer. I started this blog as a way to document my 101 things in 1001 days goals, and so far it’s proven very helpful! =) However, now that the 1001 days are over I’ll be using the blog as just a plain ol’ blog.

Eventually I will have a much better “about me” section, but for right now this will do.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tampaturtle/

About the 101 Things in 1001 Days Project

The Mission:
Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

The Criteria:
Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on my part).

Why 1001 Days?
Many people have created lists in the past – frequently simple goals such as New Year’s resolutions. The key to beating procrastination is to set a deadline that is realistic. 1001 Days (about 2.75 years) is a better period of time than a year, because it allows you several seasons to complete the tasks, which is better for organizing and timing some tasks such as overseas trips or outdoor activities.

Some common goal setting tips:
1. Be decisive. Know exactly what you want, why you want it, and how you plan to achieve it.

2. Stay Focused. Any goal requires sustained focus from beginning to end. Constantly evaluate your progress.

3. Welcome Failure. Frequently, very little is learned from a venture that did not experience failure in some form. Failure presents the opportunity to learn and makes the success more worthy.

4. Write down your goals. It clarifies your thinking and reinforces your commitment.

5. Keep your goals in sight. Review them frequently, and ensure that they are always at the forefront of your thinking.

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2 thoughts on “About

  1. Oh I’m going to do this. I’ve been such a procrastinator… And yay turtles. When I read that I was like oh noes it has to be included. Turtles rock ❤️ And you too ❤️

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