The 2017 100 — It’s Not WHAT You Do, It’s How You DO It.

Unless my life sees some major changes this year, 2017 may mark the last list of 100!

It’s January 13th—I’ve spent nearly two weeks of my new year agonising over 100 items that matter enough to hit a list of goals and aspirations for the year ahead. And that’s a key difference from the lists that came before it.

Before it was a task list—I’d look around at everything that needed doing and jot it down, because my life would obviously be better with them out of the way.

But task lists aren’t inspiring. They’re not motivational. As a creative, that’s like dropping a pile of 100 things I dread on my lap and nagging myself to get ’em done by the year’s end.

Once I realised what I was doing to myself, so much so that I just went through my least successful year yet for my list, I knew I needed to make a change for 2017.

I’m particularly proud of the list I’ve put together for The 2017 100. I didn’t take any shortcuts—I wrote out 100 things that’d help me live the life I’d like to lead and prove instrumental along the path there. Rather than hurriedly scrawl out a list I’d likely ignore ’til December, I wrote one that I’d happily check off, knowing that each accomplishment would take me a step closer to a far better 2018. I feel like I’m finally getting it right this time, and I hope that shines through as you give it a look for yourself!

But that’s enough of my chatter—I’ve already made you wait long enough. Here for your consideration is The 2017 100—because it’s not what you do… it’s how you do it!

#100HappyDays — Day 20 — #Crunchyroll x #OnePiece

The best anime’s ever gotta start somewhere.

I watch a lot of TV. A lot. I watch while I work on my content, often up ’til 2 or 3 AM with Netflix as background noise while I create. I’ve watched so many shows that I’ve gotten really picky on what I call a “good show”.

love The Wire — an amazing look into the underbelly of Baltimore and everyone affected by it. It’s great… except for Seasons 2 and 5.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air‘s one of the funniest sitcoms in the history of the genre… well, until they switched Aunt Viv halfway through and it went into the toilet.

They tell me to watch Seinfeld and House, M.D., but the idea of investing 9 seasons into something I won’t love frightens me (ironic, since I’m watching It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as I write this).

But the one show that never lets me down is One Piece. 15 years into the manga’s run and it’s only drawn me in deeper. It covers everything from the bonds of friendship to standing up for what you believe in — even if it means standing up against a government that runs the entire world.

Though I’ve watched the entire series once, Crunchyroll finally adding the full series to their service 30 episodes a week is amazing for someone who’s had them stored on a heavy external hard drive day for far too long.

Now if they could only get auto-play like  Netflix….

#100HappyDays Day 20/100 — c’est tout!

–case p.