To track my progress, visit my Day Zero Project page.
Become Yoga Alliance-certifiedDONE!
- Teach yoga classes at a yoga studio
Become “intermediate” flying trapeze studentDONE!
- Run a 10 mile race
- Read Anna Karenina
Finish my brother’s photo albumDONE! Adopt a dogDONE! Attend my 20th high school reunionDONE!
- Visit Lafayette College
- Pay off my credit cards
- Visit my grandparents’ graves at least four times a year
- Attend a Buffalo Bills game in Buffalo
- Go to Hawaii
- Build a photography portfolio
- Expand my business
- Buy my first home
Get another tattoo– DONE! Bake bread from scratch– DONE!
- See a Broadway play
- Visit a new Smithsonian museum
- Spend a holiday volunteering at a food bank
- Meditate IN PROGRESS!!
- Bake vegan cupcakes
- Host a vegan dinner party
- Master a handstand IN PROGRESS!!
- Learn how to apply false eyelashes IN PROGRESS!!
- Be an extra in a movie
- Begin writing a book
- Build the “Life After Normal” brand IN PROGRESS!
- Get new veneers
- Stop parking illegally IN PROGRESS!
- Go to Australia and New Zealand
See a Broadway musicalDONE!
- Make my own jewelry
Dress up for HalloweenDONE!
- Donate blood
- See 10 classic movies I’ve never seen
- Pet a lion or a tiger
- Wear makeup more often IN PROGRESS!
- Dress up for no reason IN PROGRESS!
- Mentor a younger PR professional IN PROGRESS!
- Mentor an at-risk youth
- Drive less. Bike more
- Grow a vegetable
- Watch all six Star Wars movies
- Watch all the Harry Potter movies
- Vote for an American Idol
Vote for ObamaDONE!
- Go to Spain
- Improve my Spanish IN PROGRESS!
- Learn basic French
- Write a thank-you note
- Send more greeting cards (snail mail, not e-mail)
- Live authentically IN PROGRESS!
- Use Twitter regularly IN PROGRESS!
- Be featured in another magazine
- Learn to play the guitar
- Play the piano regularly
- Perform on the piano in public
- Re-learn Rachmaninoff’s Prelude Op. 32, No. 2
- Do 10 chin ups
Take a vacation with my girlfriends– DONE!
- Wear the “sexy” underwear for no reason IN PROGRESS!
- Drink champagne for no reason IN PROGRESS!
Go on a vacation by myselfDONE!
- Visit the GWU bookstore
- Visit the new MLK monument
- Publish an article with MY byline
- Go to a jazz club
- Max out my 401(k) contribution
Try Bikram YogaDONE! Try Ashtanga yogaDONE! Try Iyengar yogaDONE! Try vinyasa yogaDONE!
- Play softball
- Go to a NHL hockey game
- Call my grandma
- Call my mother
- Call my father
- Have a birthday party
- Finish a crossword puzzle
- Do a 5-day juice cleanse
- Sunbathe at a nude beach. Nude
Attend a formal black tie eventDONE!
- Cheer on people running a marathon
- Go out dancing
- Get professional headshots
- Go snowboarding
- Go wakeboarding
- Visit a state I’ve never been to before
- Sew something
- See a taping of the Ellen Show
- Create my wedding album … regardless of what happens with my marriage
- Use Wii Fit
Play the lotteryDONE! Play video gamesDONE! Get botoxDONE!
- Learn to play chess
- Go hiking
- When I start dating again, be completely honest in terms of what I feel. No games