Day Zero Project ūü™ź

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Start: 11.09.2019
End: 07.06.2022

Last updated: 25.10.2020

Achieved: 29/101
Progress: 23/101

PROJECT
1.     Open an account to invest money for the achieved goals

2.¬† ¬† ¬†Invest ‚ā¨5 for every goal that’s been achieved
3.¬† ¬† ¬†Invest ‚ā¨10 for every goal that hasn’t been achieved
4.¬† ¬† ¬†Optional ‚Äď replace the goals that are no longer doable [2/5]
5.     Write about the progress of the project every month [13/33]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 1
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 2
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 3
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 4
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 5
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 6
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 7
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 8
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 9
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 10
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 11
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 12
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Month no. 13
6.     Check how the investments are doing at the end of the project
7.     Create a new list of 101 goals

LIFE ABROAD
8.¬† ¬† ¬†Settle into my ‘new life’ in Spain
9.     Be able to have basic conversations in Spanish
10.   Reach level one in Spanish on Duolingo
11.   Reach checkpoint 3 on Duolingo with all lessons level 5/5
12.   Reach checkpoint 4 on Duolingo with all lessons level 5/5
13.   Reach checkpoint 5 on Duolingo with all lessons level 5/5
14.¬† ¬†Read ten children’s books in Spanish [0/10]
15.   Find a place to live in
16.   Make this place a home
17.   Find a job I like
18.   Try five typical foods or dishes [0/5]

CAREER
19.   Create a portfolio showing what I can do
20.   Learn how to work with Photoshop
21.   Learn how to work with Illustrator
22.   Learn how to work with InDesign
23.   Learn how to work with Premiere Pro
24.   Learn how to work with Google Analytics
25.   Learn something new from articles relevant for my career [0/5]
26.   Start a creative business

MEDIA + CULTURE
27.   Read books for fun [6/20]  
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†1Q84 (Part 2) – Haruki Murakami
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Life for Sale – Yukio Mishima
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Hippie – Paulo Coelho
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†1Q84 (Part 3) – Haruki Murakami
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Topics of Conversation – Miranda Popkey
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†De Vriendschap – Connie Palmen

28.   Add three songs to the 3/month-playlist every month [13/33]
29.   Go to an open-air cinema
30.   Visit five different museums [5/5]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Museo do Pobo Galego
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Groninger Museum
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†FOAM
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†World Press Photo Exhibition
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Stedelijk Museum

31.   Listen to live music somewhere [1/3]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Renton Jules
32.   Watch five interesting TED-talks [1/5]
33.   Listen to fun or interesting podcasts [5/10]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†El Tarangu
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Man en de Maan
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Brand in het Landhuis
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Bob
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Man Man Man de Podcast

34.   Turn off the phone for a weekend

CREATIVE
35.   Have more than 100 published articles on the blog
36.   Make different series of articles on the blog [4/5]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†ESC-diary in retrospect
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Horoscope versus reality
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Erasmus-diary in retrospect
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†My life in Spain
37.   Create a video for the blog

38.   Try analogue photography
39.   Make drawings or paintings [4/10]
40.   Make iron on patches from scratch
41.   Make stickers
42.   Create postcard/poster designs
43.   Share parts of my journal on the blog [7/15]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†October 2019 Monthly Setup
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†December 2019 Monthly Setup
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†February 2020 Monthly Setup
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†March 2020 Monthly Setup
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†April 2020 Monthly Setup
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†May 2020 Monthly Setup
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†June 2020 Monthly Setup
44.   Create a magazine
45.   Learn to use the drawing tablet
46.   Learn how to knit and knit something
47.   Invent some sort of game
48.   Write a (short) story
49.   Make a koala stuffed animal
50.   Start the Koala Lumpur project
51.   Start the second step of the Koala Lumpur project
52.   Cook one new dish per month [14/25]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Mexican lasagna
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Stuffed sweet potatoes
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Tiramisu
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Koala cookies
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Quiche with broccoli, peanuts and brie
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Moussaka
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Pumpkin cake
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Oven dish with tortellini, pesto and tomato
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Traybake with veggies and ricotta
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Bell pepper soup
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Vegan brownies
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Potato salad
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Cauliflower burgers
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Cauliflower soup
53.   Learn to make a hummus from scratch
54.   Learn to make a veggie burger
55.   Have an indoor herb or vegetable garden

HEALTH + ENVIRONMENT
56.   Do sports once a week [48/125]
57.   Do stretching exercises once a week [55/125]
58.   Do the 30-day yoga challenge
59.   Be able to do the splits
60
.   Run 5k in 27 minutes
61.   Stand-up-paddling
62.   Skateboarding
63.   Canoeing or kayaking
64.   Hiking [1/3]
65.   Meditate every day for a week
66.   Buy something second-hand/green instead [1/10]
67.   Eat vegan for a week

EXPLORE + TRAVEL
68.   Do a road trip
69.   Visit one of the Dutch islands
70.   Visit some of the Dutch provinces [7/8]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Noord-Holland

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Groningen
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Overijssel
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Zuid-Holland
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Utrecht
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Noord-Brabant
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Drenthe

71.   Visit five different countries [2/5]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Spain
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Germany

72.   Do a free walking tour [09.2019]
73.   Weekend getaway

74.   Explore the area where I live in the Netherlands [3/3]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Appelbergen & Zuidlaardermeer
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Menkemaborg
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Schiermonnikoog
75.   Explore the area where I live in Spain [0/5]

JUST FOR FUN
76.   Sleep on the water
77.   Sleep in a treehouse or cabin in the woods
78.   Swim in the sea
79.   Spend a whole day in pyjamas
80.   Visit a cat café
81.   Walk with alpacas

82.   Go for a long walk in the forest in spring and autumn [1/2]
83.   Take part in a pub quiz
84.   Long walk on the beach
85.   Board game night
86.   Reunion with an Erasmus-friend
87.   Get up early to watch a sunrise
88.   Watch the sunset from a hill or mountain
89.   Buy five games and play them [5/5]
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Konijnenhokken
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Schotten Totten
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Saboteur, het duel
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Karnivore Koala
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†–¬† ¬†Catan Cardgame

90.   Make an advent calendar
91.   Build a fort with blankets and sleep in it
92.   Mini golfing
93.   Take a nap in a hammock
94.   Have a picnic in the park
95.   Try an attraction at a fair
96.   Laughing gas balloon
97.   Hug an eucalyptus tree
98.   Hug a goat at the petting zoo
99.   Food truck festival
100. Make a hotel sort of breakfast for myself
101. Spend the whole day cuddling

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