24 Objectives for 2024 – Yr of Reinvention » Native Adventurer


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 dwelling 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 need to face actuality. It was an excessive amount of.

After three years of not posting targets, I’m again this 12 months feeling a bit of extra like my outdated self once more with the assistance of my new espresso obsession and deeper friendships.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 that I’m much less of an individual if I don’t get issues executed. Not being productive is okay. All of us have totally different seasons in life. This 12 months, nonetheless, I’m prepared to offer 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 the whole lot into productiveness. Grief? Flip that into productiveness, too! As a result of society says throwing your self at work is way more acceptable than a depressive episode.

I’m sharing targets once more as a result of I get extra executed with some public accountability. Nonetheless, this 12 months is just about doing greater than final 12 months, 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 12 months, my phrase is REINVENTION.

I centered an excessive amount of on my age and consistently advised 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 12 months, I’m going to pave my very own path, uncover new hobbies, and say f*ck ageism. I don’t must imagine what society says is age-appropriate. I’ve at all times been non-traditional, anyhow.

Recap of Final Yr

Additionally, this 12 months, greater than ever, I’m studying my reminiscence is unreliable. My mind thought we spent the 12 months largely at dwelling and enjoying 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 12 months embrace:

  • Safaried in Kruger Nationwide Park.
  • Visited the wells in Eswatini that we constructed with the Thirst Venture.
  • 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).
  • Acquired injured in Hueco, and couldn’t climb for some time.

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

TRAVEL GOALS + Climbing Objectives for 2024

  1. Go to Hawaii – two units of couple buddies moved to Hawaii final 12 months.
  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 mountain climbing vacation spot.
  6. Go someplace new on our Utah bucket checklist.
  7. Discover or resolve on one main bouldering venture 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 workouts 3 times per 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. Attempt Korean Calligraphy.
  8. Be taught to Make Cleaning soap.
  9. Be taught to make bathe steamers.
  10. Undergo all Drawing on the Proper Aspect of the Mind prompts.
  11. Learn or audiobook 12 Books.

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  1. Be taught 12 new video transitions (@estherjulee @petiteclimbing @jacobthefu @morningpoos @catventurers).
  2. Give attention to internet online affiliate marketing with 12 product comparability posts.
  3. Proceed our one sec of video a day (Try 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 12 months.
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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 12 months, you could 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 if you happen to share them with the world, you would possibly really feel extra accountability.

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Esther and Jacob are the founders of Native Adventurer, one of many high 5 journey blogs within the US. They imagine that journey will be discovered close to and much and hope to encourage others to discover regionally. They discover a brand new metropolis in depth yearly and presently base themselves in Las Vegas.

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