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How to change your life in 100 days

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Sometimes, you feel stuck. You have the feeling that you are not going further and that nothing can change in your life. How long does it take to change your life? Sometimes, it just takes a few seconds, the time to make one life-changing decision. Sometimes, this is the work of several years of strategic planning. When a new president gets elected, we all expect most of the major changes to happen in the first 100 days of the presidency. If a politician is able to change a country in this lapse of time, then you too are able to change your life in 100 days.
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I thought bout the topic and found 100 ideas to change your life in these 100 days. Of course, I do not mean you should try all of them. First, some of them are small tasks you can do in an hour or less whereas others are consequent projects that will make you busy the all 100 days. Moreover, you are a unique person and not every idea will make sense for you. So just feel free to pick and choose what you want to try. If you have further ideas, please share them in the comments as we all are interested in them.

Part 1: Analysis and goal setting

  1. Make a list of things you are grateful for in your life
  2. Make a list of everything you have accomplished in your life
  3. Write a list of your strengths
  4. Make a list of your passions and interests
  5. Make a list of things you want to change
  6. Write a list of things you are afraid about and try to overcome these fears
  7. Make a list of 100 things you want to do before you die
  8. Imagine your perfect life and write about it
  9. Start a diary
  10. Start a dreams journal
  11. Write your goals for the 100 days and choose indicators to measure your progresses
  12. Track your time during a week and analyze the results

Part 2: Work and career

  1. Update your resume
  2. Update your Internet profiles (Linked in and other profiles you may have)
  3. Write comments on blogs you like
  4. Go to a networking event
  5. Check out job offers on the Internet
  6. Interview someone about his or her job
  7. Write a book
  8. Start a business
  9. Go to a job fair and learn more about the companies there

Part 3: Learn and discover

  1. Take an online class
  2. Take a real life class
  3. Go to a workshop
  4. Read a personal development book
  5. Read a biography of someone you admire
  6. Learn a new language – You can check my Spanish learning project here
  7. Read a non fiction book about a subject you hardly know anything about
  8. Read a classic novel you have never read before
  9. Go to the theater
  10. Read a non fiction book about a subject you are interested in
  11. Learn to sew
  12. Learn to play an instrument
  13. Read a novel that was published this year
  14. Go to the opera
  15. Go to a concert (choose a music style you are not that familiar with)
  16. Visit a new city
  17. Visit a new country
  18. Read poetry
  19. Learn something new each day and document it in a journal
  20. Go to the museum
  21. Read a book in a foreign language
  22. Read 30 minutes a day for 100 days

Part 4: Friends and family

  1. Spend a whole day with your child or someone you care about without any electronic devices
  2. Give a present to someone you love
  3. Bake cookies for a friend
  4. Tell someone how much you love him or her
  5. Write a thank you note for someone who helped you
  6. Organize a party for your friends
  7. Travel with friends/ family members
  8. Speak with someone new each day for a month
  9. Have lunch with someone you do not know well (yet)
  10. Do some volunteer work
  11. Say good-bye to toxic friends
  12. Find a new friend with similar personal development goals
  13. Go to a public event and socialize with new people
  14. Compliment someone every day for 100 days
  15. Do something kind every day for 100 days
  16. Read a good night story to your children every day for 100 days

Part 5: Health, beauty and self-care

  1. Take a yoga class
  2. Have a health check up
  3. Have a walk alone in the nature
  4. Walk 10.000,00 steps every day
  5. Try a new sport
  6. Exercise every day for a month
  7. Drink 2 liters water a day
  8. Eat 5 vegetables/fruits a day for 100 days
  9. Eat 10 vegetables/fruits a day for a week
  10. Try 10 new healthy recipes
  11. Cook 10 recipes with a vegetable you usually hardly eat
  12. Try 10 infused water recipes
  13. Drink a smoothie a day for a week
  14. Make a DIY face mask (made with natural products)
  15. Make a DIY hair mask (made with natural products)
  16. Have a detox day
  17. No smoking/alcohol/soft drinks for 100 days
  18. No watching TV for a month
  19. Create a gratitude routine
  20. Create a meditation routine
  21. Set up a self-care routine
  22. Go earlier to bed
  23. Create a morning routine
  24. Create a good night routine
  25. Find a creative hobby that helps you to relax
  26. Create a playlist of songs that help you to relax
  27. Make a list of healthy snacks you can eat instead of chocolate

Part 6: Home and garden

  1. Declutter and clean completely your home
  2. Declutter your cupboards and give away or sell the clothes or objects you are not using anymore
  3. Read about feng shui and if this is something for you, try to implement some   of its principles (I am personally not that convinced by the influence of Feng shui but for people who are very sensitive of their environment, this can be very useful)
  4. Create DIY decoration for your home
  5. Create an inspiration board for your home
  6. Grow your own vegetables
  7. Make a fairy garden
  8. Paint a picture together with your friends or family and hang it on the wall
  9. Organize your workplace
  10. Buy an aquarium
  11. Grow flowers


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