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dreams you want to fulfill and life-experiences you desire to experience before you die. it is a list of all the goals you want to achieve. What’s a Bucket List? If you haven’t heard about the bucket list. I was surfing online when I came across someone’s bucket list.CelestineChua. chances are you spend most of your time caught up in a flurry of dayto-day activities. Image © Why Create a Bucket List? Why have a bucket list? If you don’t live your days by personal goals and plans.” ~ Author Unknown A few days ago. It quickly inspired me to create my own bucket list as well and write an article at the same time. Ever feel your days are passing by without any tangible output to speak of? What were your accomplishments in the past 3 months? What are your upcoming goals for the next 3 months? Look at the things you did and the things you’re planning to do next – Do they mean anything to The Personal Excellence Blog .What’s On Your Bucket List? 101 Things To Do Before You Die “Every man dies – Not every man really lives.” ~ William Ross “The only people who fear death are those with regrets.com 3 .
What’s more. I highly recommend you to create one. It was an incredibly insightful exercise. we are directing it fully toward what matters to us. so that instead of pandering our time in pointless activities. If you have already written your bucket list before. If you are curious. It’s an invaluable exchange. small or random. The whole point of a bucket list is to maximize every moment of our existence and live our life to the fullest. Create Your Bucket List If you don’t have a bucket list. or more if you get really caught up in the writing :). performance. coming up with the list it gave me a whole new layer of enthusiasm knowing what’s in store ahead! The objective of creating a bucket list isn’t to instill some kind of a race against time or to create aversion towards death.com 4 . whether it’s big. Even though goal setting is already my staple activity. What do you gain? Significant clarity and focus on what you want from your life. How much does it cost? Probably 30 minutes to an hour. you can check out my bucket list before you start off The Personal Excellence Blog . If so. It’s a reminder of all the things we want to achieve in our time here. I don’t see our existence to be limited to just our physical years on earth – I don’t see our existence to be limited to just our physical years on earth – our physical lifespan is but a short speck of our existence in the universe. add them in. health. It’s just like planning ahead all the highlights you want for YOUR whole life. take this opportunity to review it. A bucket list opens up the context. It’s a forum to set anything and everything you’ve ever wanted to do. career. Check if all the items listed are still relevant. Even if you frequently live by goals or to-do lists.g. they are probably framed within a certain social context e. I still found many new things to do while I was writing on my bucket list. remove them. If not. See if there are new items you want to add-on..you if you are to die today? Having a bucket list reminds you of what’s really important so you can act on them.CelestineChua.
Don’t stop until you finish listing at least 101 things! If you find yourself stuck. money and resources? • Any countries. do. Family. The items should be things you have not done yet. Career. Fitness level). Spiritual? • What do you need to do to lead a life of the greatest meaning? Come up with as many items as you can. see.CelestineChua. Health (Your weight. feel and experience in your life. You can check out the following sites where people publicly share their bucket lists: 43 Things and Barefoot List. Love. The Personal Excellence Blog . Check out the next section for added inspiration. places or locations you want to visit? • What are your biggest goals and dreams? • What do you want to see in person? • What achievements do you want to have? • What experiences do you want to have / feel? • Are there any special moments you want to witness? • What activities or skills do you want to learn or try out? • What are the most important things you can ever do? • What would you like to say/do together with other people? People you love? Family? Friends? • Are there any specific people you want to meet in person? • What do you want to achieve in the different areas: Social. Release those shackles – This is a list of everything you want to achieve.com 5 . Finance. chances are you are mentally limiting/constraining yourself.Now. take out your pen and paper or open up a text editing document. Start writing down what comes to mind as you read these questions: • What if you were to die tomorrow? What would you wish you could do before you die? • What have you always wanted to do but have not done yet? • What will you do if you have unlimited time.
Golf. Skateboarding. Try out a new profession in a different field 4. Learn a new language 3. Table tennis 8. Go skiing . Roller-blading. Ice skating • Water sports: Water rafting. Some of the items might spark off your inspiration for other things too! The Personal Excellence Blog . Snorkeling. Sailing. Kayaking. Run a marathon 6.101 Things to Consider for Your Bucket List Here are 101 bucket list items to consider for your bucket list 1. Skating. Travel all around the world • All the countries in the world • Visit all the Wonders of the World • 1001 places to see before you die 2. Bowling. Take up a new sport. Achieve your ideal weight 5. Swimming • Group sports: Soccer. Badminton. Ultimate frisbee • Racket sports: Squash. Wakeboarding. Basketball. Baseball. Tennis. Scuba diving. Billiard.com 6 . Rugby. Some examples: • Technique sports: Archery.CelestineChua. Take part in a triathlon 7.
Perform a kind deed to at least 5 strangers without expecting anything in return 23.Sing your favorite song to an audience 26. Ice climbing 19.Identify someone who has inspired you the most in your life.CelestineChua. all of it. Let him/her know how much he/she has inspired you 16.Write a book on something that means a lot to you 24.Be a mentor to someone 17.Achieve financial abundance with your passion 14. Parachuting.Resign from a job you don’t like 11. Let them know how they have shaped your life.Connect with all your teachers from your past schools – college.Start your own business doing something you love 13.Offer your service to a humanitarian cause The Personal Excellence Blog .Pursue your passion.9. high school.Do an extreme sport – Bungee jump.Climb a mountain 20. Paragliding. junior high. 12.com 7 .Make a difference in someone’s life 22. Skydiving. 15. Learn horseback riding 10.Fly in a hot-air balloon across a country 25.Give a heartfelt surprise to someone 21.Learn a strategy game 18.
000 people 36.Learn wine appreciation 40.Experience a sunset 29. Harmonica. Flute.27.Win a lucky draw The Personal Excellence Blog .Write a letter to at least 3 of your closest friends to let them know how much they mean to you 37.com 8 .Go for future education in a different specialization 44. Guitar.Experience a sunrise 30.Make friends with at least 5 strangers on the street 28.Join a social etiquette class and further refine your mannerisms 41. Violin. snake.Go stargazing 33. image.Do public speaking in front of 10. hamster.See the Northern Lights 31.Play a (new) musical instrument: Piano. frog.CelestineChua.Be a matchmaker: Introduce your single friends to each other (the rest is up to them!) 42.Go on a blind date! (for the singles!) 43.Plant your own tree and watch it grow 34. rabbit. tortoise. Trumpet 45. fish. etc 35. from your hair style.Throw a mega party 38.Own a pet (or more if you desire!): dog. Drum.Get a complete makeover (change everything.Witness a solar eclipse 32. hair color. clothes) and get a different look: one which you would never have thought of trying! 39. cat.
Create your dream home (Read: Does Your Room Inspire You?) 57. Ballroom dancing.Live in a different country for at least 6 months 53. autumn. Visit a waterfall. summer.CelestineChua.Pack your bags and set off for a random location with no itinerary planned at all 51. etc 47. winter 62.Act in a film (self production or otherwise) 54.Read a book on a subject you’d never have thought of reading 63. Tango.Go backpacking across at least 10 locations 50. Line dance.See snow (if you haven’t before) 61.Learn a martial art 48. Swim in an ocean.com 9 .Bake a cake for someone special 59.Go swimming with dolphins 52.Fly a kite The Personal Excellence Blog .Volunteer at a hospice 64.Whip up the best meal ever for your loved ones 58. Go trekking in a rainforest. Tap dance.Live through 4 seasons of the year – Spring. Walk in a valley 60.Go deep into the heart of Mother Nature.Knit a scarf 56.Get featured on TV/radio/print/newspapers for an achievement you are proud of 55. Camp out in the wilds. Walk in a valley.46.Take up dancing: Salsa.Go on a road trip 49.
65.After that.Watch cherry blossoms in Japan 78. grievances and unhappiness of the past 79.Call the customer service (of a service provider you like) just to thank them for the great service 67.Bury the hatchet with all the enemies / people you had conflict with in the past or now 80.Fold a 1.Hit bullseye on a dartboard 84.com 10 .If you are a non-vegetarian.Visit a volcano 85. 71.Go on a meditation retreat 75. 68.CelestineChua.Go snorkeling and experience marine life up close 73.Do something completely crazy and out of character 82. try out vegetarianism for 21 days and experience it for yourself.Followed by raw veganism.000 origami cranes and give them to someone special.Fly first class 83. try veganism 69.Get closure on all your hurt.Tell at least 10 people about your bucket list and encourage them to do the same 74.Start a social movement on a cause you believe in 77. 70.Fly in a helicopter The Personal Excellence Blog .Fall asleep on grassy plains 66.Conquer your biggest fear 72.Experience an OBE (out of body experience) 76. Then conclude which is the best diet for you.Organize a picnic outing 81.
Visit a castle in England 96.Gain enlightenment The Personal Excellence Blog .Have dinner with someone you had only dreamed of meeting 87.Tell your parents (and siblings too if you have them) that you love them.Try out front-line customer service jobs such being a waiter/waitress for a month just for the experience 91.Be in love! 93.Go to a costume party and dress up as your fantasy character 101. 88.86.CelestineChua.See the Mona Lisa in Louvre (Paris) 100.Change the world 97.Do a somersault 95.Learn sign language 99.Go on a cruise in the sea 90.Fall in love 92.com 11 .Help someone in need 98.Get on a romantic getaway 94.Ride a roller coaster 89.
• Share them with your family and friends. stick it on your wardrobe/locker. • Don’t limit your bucket list items to a certain definition. Put it in yourlife handbook. activities. you also create accountability to your own bucket list. There is such an incredible wealth of things. Inspire them to create their own bucket list too! This way. There is absolutely no reason why our bucket list should ever be empty. events. so my The Personal Excellence Blog . Just as you finish the items. Use environmental reinforcement – put them up in a prominent spot where you will see them every day / very regularly. set it as your wallpaper.CelestineChua. Likewise for me. experiences to witness/go through in life that it’s impossible that we will ever be done with living. • Review regularly. Keep your eyes peeled! The universe will start throwing things your way. • Be reminded of the list all the time. See if some of the items have become irrelevant and if there are new things you want to add. print it out.com 12 . here’s what to do next: • Start acting on them! Plan out the successful path towards these goals – For this. you’ll add new ones as they come along. Sometimes opportunity present itself in a totally different manner. I’m continuously completing and adding on new items that will help me live my life to the fullest. pin it on your noticeboard. Cross out the list of things after you do them.Here are some sites you might want to check out for inspiration as you create your bucket list: • 43 Things • My Bucket List • Barefoot List • BBC 50 Things To Do Before You Die • Creating a Bucket List • My Someday Get Into Action! After you finish your bucket list. read my 7-part Successful Goal Achievement series.
Dancing. Images: Journal. 2009 | Original Article Link The Personal Excellence Blog . Sunrise. Marathon. Forest. Snorkeling.bucket list always has new items to accomplish. Kite.com 13 . Castle Related Articles: • • • • • • 6 Important Reasons Why You Should Set Goals Are You Sleepwalking Your Life Away? | Part 2 Discover Your Real Life Purpose (7-Part Series) My Bucket List More on Bucket Lists (We are on CNN!) 30DLBL Day 26 – Create Your Bucket List Posted Aug 10. Dating.CelestineChua.
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CelestineChua. What Type Of Character Would You Be? • What Are You Running Away From? • Create Real Change In Life: Address Root Cause vs. Beautiful Inspirational Wallpapers 25 Most Inspirational Songs of All Time 101 Most Inspiring Quotes of All Time (4-volume series) Movies With Important Life Lessons For Us To Learn Relationships & People Skills • You are the Average of 5 People You Spend Most Time With The Personal Excellence Blog . Silver and Bronze Tasks Why We Have Slumps And How To Get Out Of Them Declutter Your Home in 8 Easy-to-follow Steps Law of Diminishing Returns How To Overcome Procrastination (5-part series) Self Discipline is Overrated List Of My Favorite Freewares The Best Productivity System There Is Achieve More With Less In Life Using 80/20 Principle (3-part series) Cultivate Life Transforming Habits • 21 Days To Cultivate Life Transforming Habits • 21-Day Lifestyle Revamp Program • Waking Early: Why I Wake Up Early (And 9 Reasons You Should Do So Too) | 21 Tips To Wake Up Early • Quit Soda: 5 Reasons To Quit Drinking Soda (& How To Do It) • Improve Your Posture: Benefits Of A Good Posture (& 13 Tips To Do It) • Be TV-Free: 10 Reasons You Should Stop Watching TV • Being On Time: 17 Tips To Be On Time • Meditation: 10 Reasons You Should Meditate | How To Meditate in 5 Simple Steps • Email: 11 Easy Steps To Effective Email Management • Run Barefoot: 10 Reasons You Should Start Running Barefoot • Lose Weight: 25 Of My Best Weight Loss Tips | How To Workout Whenever and Wherever You Want • Quitting Facebook: Deleting Facebook | Life Without FB: Update Inspiration & Motivation • • • • • 10 Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches 15 Free.• If Your Life Was A RPG. Effects • Are You a Self-Help Junkie? • How To Start When You Have Nothing • Finding Your Inner Self • You are the CEO of Your Life • Why Perfectionism Isn't Good and How To Overcome It (3-part series) Maximizing Productivity • • • • • • • • • • • • • 8 Habits of Highly Productive People Become the Master of Your Time Put First Things First 50 Ways To Boost Your Productivity Effective To-Do Lists: Gold.com 15 .
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