These are my 24 targets for 2024.

I’ve been a list-making, goal-oriented particular person for many of my life. However the pandemic, my stint residing in a hospital, and the lack of each our cats, made me marvel what the purpose of setting arbitrary targets was. What was the purpose of something?

I spent most of my time in mattress or on my Animal Crossing island as a result of I didn’t wish to face actuality. It was an excessive amount of.

After three years of not posting targets, I’m again this yr feeling a little bit extra like my outdated self once more with the assistance of my new espresso obsession and deeper friendships. Though, I’m nonetheless studying and slowly chipping away at the concept I’m much less of an individual if I don’t get issues accomplished. Not being productive is okay. All of us have totally different seasons in life. This yr, nonetheless, I’m prepared to present myself a mild push to do extra.

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Final Up to date: January 4, 2024

24 GOALS FOR 2024

I don’t remorse taking a couple of years off. I’m glad I broke from the Western capitalistic mentality, the place you flip every thing into productiveness. Grief? Flip that into productiveness, too! As a result of society says throwing your self at work is rather more acceptable than a depressive episode.

I’m sharing targets once more as a result of I get extra accomplished with some public accountability. Nonetheless, this yr is barely about doing greater than final yr, not attending to 100% completion. After I’m too goals-focused, I lose sight of the essential issues, like spending time with individuals (our cats are our individuals, too).


In 2020, my phrase was creativity. This yr, my phrase is REINVENTION.

I targeted an excessive amount of on my age and consistently instructed myself my climbing was going downhill, however I didn’t give myself sufficient credit score for climbing once more after injuring my heel after a nasty fall. This yr, I’m going to pave my very own path, uncover new hobbies, and say f*ck ageism. I don’t need to consider what society says is age-appropriate. I’ve at all times been non-traditional, in any case.

Recap of Final 12 months

Additionally, this yr, greater than ever, I’m studying my reminiscence is unreliable. My mind thought we spent the yr largely at dwelling and taking part in pickleball, however our one-second-a-day video for 2023 tells a distinct story. Do you know our brains create false reminiscences to assemble full storylines in our long-term and short-term reminiscences? What number of lies have I been telling myself?

Highlights and lows from the yr embody:

  • Safaried in Kruger Nationwide Park.
  • Visited the wells in Eswatini that we constructed with the Thirst Challenge.
  • Climbed in Moe’s, Hueco Tanks, Joshua Tree, Bishop, Leavy, and largely Purple Rock (dwelling crag).
  • Visited two new nationwide parks – Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns.
  • Realized to make kombucha and espresso.
  • Performed pickleball for the primary time.
  • Mentioned goodbye to Jay, Ash, and Erin (misplaced them to Hawaii).
  • Bought injured in Hueco, and couldn’t climb for some time.

Beneath, now we have mixed targets (or Jacob’s targets will likely be written in inexperienced).

TRAVEL GOALS + Climbing Targets for 2024

  1. Go to Hawaii – two units of couple associates moved to Hawaii final yr.
  2. Go to a brand new state, nation, or continent.
  3. Full our Las Vegas Bucket Listing.
  4. Go to one new nationwide park unit.
  5. Climb at a brand new mountaineering vacation spot.
  6. Go someplace new on our Utah bucket checklist.
  7. Discover or resolve on one main bouldering challenge for the season.
  8. Climb 25 V3s and up.

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  1. Drink extra water (2.8 x 32 oz water bottle).
  2. Be taught 12 new espresso recipes.
  3. Do vocal workout routines 3 times every week (if I get into this, I’ll take vocal classes).
  4. Pottery – Make a set of usable latte and cortado cups.
  5. Be taught extra Korean vocabulary – End Korean Drops.
  6. Be taught Japanese – End Part One in Duolingo.
  7. Strive Korean Calligraphy.
  8. Be taught to Make Cleaning soap.
  9. Be taught to make bathe steamers.
  10. Undergo all Drawing on the Proper Facet of the Mind prompts.
  11. Learn or audiobook 12 Books.

Extra:101 New Hobbies to Begin in 2020 – Listed by Varieties of Hobbies


  1. Be taught 12 new video transitions (@estherjulee @petiteclimbing @jacobthefu @morningpoos @catventurers).
  2. Concentrate on affiliate internet marketing with 12 product comparability posts.
  3. Proceed our one sec of video a day (Take a look at 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 201820172016). 
  4. Make a zen backyard for my new espresso account.
  5. Donate $25 for each merchandise not accomplished. Assist us resolve the place the cash goes on the finish of the yr.
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  • Mirror and create targets which are essential to you. Give your self room to change them later if wanted. Over the yr, it’s possible you’ll change, and so will your targets.
  • Set S.M.A.R.T. targets (particular, measurable, attainable, related, and time-bound)
  •  Write them down in order that they’re extra tangible, and should you share them with the world, you would possibly really feel extra accountability.

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What are your targets for 2024? Do you will have any targets we will work on collectively?

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