I mentioned in a previous post that I purchased the book, THE 52 LISTS PROJECT. It’s a book that focuses on weekly journaling based on lists.  I love making lists and thought this sounded like a great way to remember a year.

I purchased the book for my 43rd birthday and decided I would do a list every week for this year. Even though the journal begins in Winter with Week 1, I started my list during Fall with Week 40. So, I’ll be moving through the book a bit backwards, which is hard for my organized brain, but I didn’t want to be writing about winter topics in spring or summer in winter.

I’ll be sharing my lists here, hopefully one a week. My first list is already a week behind. It’s the story of my life right now and I’m just rolling with it. I seem to be behind on a lot of things right now. Maybe I should make a list of all of the things I’m behind on……or not!

I thought that sharing these lists might help you get to know me a bit better and make me a little more accountable to actually getting this done each week. Since I am behind, I’ll likely have two lists to share this week.

Some weeks the topics may be too personal to share completely on here, but I’ll at least tell you about the lists and some of the things on it. At the end of each list, the author offers an idea to expand on that week’s list. For example, this week it suggests making a playlist of all the songs you listed. I’m in the process of creating that!

If you are interested in learning more about THE 52 LISTS PROJECT, click HERE to be taken to the author’s website. You can also purchase the book, HERE.

So, for my first list of the year, I’m starting with List 40…

List Your Top Twenty Mood-Boosting Songs
(I couldn’t stop at 20)
“Shake it Off” ~ Taylor Swift
“Single Ladies” ~ Beyonce
“Blurred Lines” ~ Robin Thicke
“Eye of the Tiger” ~ Survivor
“It’s My Life” ~ Bon Jovi
“Happy” ~ Pharrel Williams
“Forever All Over Again” ~ Night Ranger
“All I Want to Do” ~ Sugarland
“Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” ~ KT Tunstall
“Because We Can” ~ Bon Jovi
“Do You Believe in Magic” ~ Shaun Cassidy
“Her Name is Alice” ~ Shinedown
“Let it Rock” ~ Kevin Rudolf
“American Woman” ~ Lenny Kravitz
“I Say A Little Prayer” ~ Dionne Warwick
“Outside My Window” ~ Sarah Buxton
“Thrift Shop” ~ Macklemore
“Sexy Back” ~ Justin Timberlake
“Uptown Funk” ~ Mark Ronson
“Have A Little Faith in Me” ~ Jewel
“Love’s the Only House” ~ Martina McBride
“Wild at Heart” ~ Gloriana
“Tik Tok” ~ Kei$ha
“You’re the One that I Want” ~ John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
“Miss Little Havana” ~ Gloria Estefan
“We are Family” ~ Sister Sledge
“Roar” ~ Katy Perry
“Just Give Me a Reason” ~ Pink
“Born this Way” ~ Lady Gaga
“Pour Some Sugar on Me” ~ Def Leopard
As you can see I have a wide-variety of musical tastes. I could have listed even more, but I filled up the whole page! If you decide to join me in THE 52 LISTS PROJECT, be sure to let me know in the comments! If you have a song you think I should add to my playlist, tell me about it!  
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  1. bermudaonion on October 12, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    What a fun way to journal. I love listening to LCD Soundsystem, especially when I walk.

  2. Kate Unger on October 12, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    I love this idea. Great song list! I look forward to reading more lists. I love lists too. 🙂

  3. Becky Goerend on October 12, 2015 at 4:44 pm

    Well that book just went on my Christmas list. I love it!

  4. Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies on October 17, 2015 at 5:47 pm

    Love your list project! I so agree with you on your songs, especially Uptown Funk! Always puts a smile on my face 🙂

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