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My Impossible List


I'm not one for New Year's Resolutions however when I came across this idea called The Impossible List, I became a bit more interested in the idea of setting goals for myself.

I have tried the 101 in 1001 challenge before but never got round to finishing it. The main reason for this is that I began the list when I was in a completely different stage of life, in a different relationship, and the goals reflected that. When that relationship broke down, I was left with a list of goals that were constant reminders of where I wanted my life to go... and reminders of how it didn't work out!

I began writing a new 101 in 1001 list but my heart just wasn't in it. And that's when I happened to see someone post on FAcebook about the Impossible List. The idea behind the Impossible list is that it's a bucket list that is almost impossible to complete. Sounds ridiculous, but to me it is about constantly growing and challenging yourself. Once you complete a goal, you cross it off your list and replace it with a 'harder' goal. An example of this is if you want to challenge yourself to run 5K, once you've done it you can cross it off and add run 10k to your list. It's a list that shows your progress and celebrates the milestones of your achievements! You can read a little more about it at the original post by clicking here.

With all that in mind, I present to you my personal Impossible List:


Last 5 Completed Goals

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Fitness/Health Goals

  • Get back on a horse!
  • Find a new sport/exercise to love
  • Have a sober month
  • Join the gym
  • Join a gym class/fitness class
  • Start yoga
  • Lose 1 stone
  • Go vegan for two weeks

Professional goals

  • Publish 10 posts on LinkedIn
  • Be self employed

Blogging/YouTube Goals

  • Get 2500 followers on @geekgetsglam Twitter
  • Start a baking blog
  • Upload 25 YouTube videos
  • Vlog for a month
  • Make geekgetsglam a book/geek blog
  • Start a ‘personal’ blog
  • Get 1000 followers on @geekgetsglam Instagram
  • Find and install a blog layout for GGG that I love

Habit goals

  • Walk to work x3 a week for a month
  • Drink 8 glasses of water every day for at least a month

Writing goals

  • Complete NaNoWriMo
  • Write ten poems
  • Write a short story
  • Write a book
  • Get something published

Creative/Skill goals

  • Bake every week for a year (i.e. 52 bakes)
  • Read 30 books before 1st January 2018
  • Make a dress
  • Finish the photo album
  • Learn to contour my face (lol)
  • Re-teach myself to play the piano
  • Learn to do victory rolls in my hair

Fun/Insane goals

  • Watch all the Harry Potter films
  • Use up all my LUSH stash
  • Treat myself to a hair cut. At a hair dressers.
  • Visit 5 bars/restaurants in Birmingham I’ve always wanted to go to
  • Replace your broken phone (and look after it)

Events to attend


Video game goals

  • Complete Bioshock Remastered

Travel goals

  • Drive to Wales
  • Travel abroad #1
  • Travel abroad #2
  • Travel abroad #3
  • Take a UK holiday #1
  • Take a UK holiday #2
  • Take a UK holiday #3
  • Save for a Trek America tour

Life goals

  • Drive on the motorway
  • Help 5 Charities in some way
  • Buy a house
  • Stop using plastic bags
  • Learn how to put air in my tyres
  • Not post a negative status online for month
  • Have The Comforter? Treatment at the LUSH spa
  • Have The Spell treatment at the LUSH spa
Let me know in the comments below if you're planning to start an impossible list.

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  1. I've never actually heard of the impossible list before but I actually love the idea of it, I'm going to have to write one for myself. Will be so satisfying being able to cross them off as well!

    The Velvet Black | UK Style & Beauty Blog

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