Too Much Left To Do

Discussion in 'Positive Feelings and Motivational Messages' started by Astarael, Oct 11, 2009.

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  1. Astarael

    Astarael Member

    A lot of times it is extremely difficult to think of reasons to keep on living... One of the few things I've discovered that can help me to get through those times, is to focus on all the things I haven't done in my lifetime, that I would like to do before I shove off forever. My list includes things I could conceivably get around to fairly soon, such as visiting Carlsbad Caverns, but I have also deliberately included things that will not happen for many years, such as seeing Halley's Comet again.

    I'd be interested to hear some of the life goals that keep you all going... I found this rather generic list, which may help you all get started in making your own lists. Some of it is rather silly, but I found several things on there which I ended up adding to my own list.

    (Apologies if this, or something similar has already been posted!)

    Have you done these things yet?
    Gone on a blind date
    Given blood
    Skipped school
    Been to another country
    Been on a plane
    Been on a helicopter
    Ridden in a police car
    Written a song
    Hugged a homeless person
    Swam in the ocean
    Been sailing in the ocean
    Played cops and robbers
    Painted a picture
    Ran a marathon
    Sang karaoke
    Done charity work
    Seen the aurora borealis in person
    Seen the aurora australis in person
    Been parasailing
    Been on TV
    Been in a movie
    Made prank phone calls
    Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose
    Fed a giraffe
    Caught a snowflake on your tongue
    Danced in the rain
    Been to the opera
    Seen a Broadway play
    Been to the ballet
    Written a letter to Santa Claus
    Serenaded someone
    Seen a President or Prime Minister in person
    Seen Royalty in person
    Been kissed under the mistletoe
    Watched a sunrise
    Watched a sunset
    Driven a race car
    Been to a national museum
    Been to a wax museum
    Eaten caviar
    Drank Cristal
    Drank Dom Perignon
    Blown bubbles
    Gone ice-skating
    Gone roller skating
    Been to a movie premier
    Been deep sea fishing
    Gone on a road trip
    Been in a hot air balloon
    Been sky diving
    Gone snowmobiling
    Been to a national park
    Lived in more than one country
    Lay down outside at night and admired the stars while listening to the crickets
    Seen a falling star and made a wish
    Seen the Statue of Liberty in person
    Seen Big Ben in person
    Seen the Giza pyramids in person
    Seen the Great Sphinx in person
    Been on a cruise
    Traveled by train
    Traveled by motorcycle
    Been horseback riding
    Ridden on a cable car
    Been to Disneyland
    Been to Disneyworld
    Been in a rainforest
    Gone whalewatching
    Seen a waterfall in person
    Ridden on an elephant
    Swam with dolphins
    Been to the Olympics
    Walked on the Great Wall of China
    Flown a kite
    Been water-skiing
    Been snow-skiing
    Been to Westminster Abbey
    Been to the Louvre
    Swam in the Mediterranean
    Been to a professional baseball game
    Been to a professional football game
    Been whitewater rafting
    Written a book or screen play
    Become a parent
    Become a grandparent
    Been bungee jumping
    Been to Las Vegas
    Worked on a political campaign
    Ridden a subway
    Been to your high school reunion
    Found your dream job
    Owned a pet
    Gotten a tattoo
    Gotten a body piercing
    Made your own dang list yet???
  2. ride26

    ride26 Member

    I like lists like these, the problem is there is no money to do anything on them.

    So right now my list looks like this

    1. Pay parents back
    2. Save money
    3. Move out
    4. Get in great shape
    5. study study study, good grades
    6. Find friends, hopefully girlfriend
    7. Sustain myself through college on my own
    8. Graduate college
    9. Find job
    10. Do everything on your list :)

    I'm still at number one :( but I think after number 2 my life will improve a lot when I break free from the prison of debt.
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  3. morfea

    morfea Antiquities Friend

    :goodjob: Astarael!

    these are things from your list I haven't done and would like to:

    Seen the aurora borealis in person
    Been parasailing
    Seen a Broadway play
    Driven a race car
    Drank Dom Perignon
    Been in a hot air balloon
    Been sky diving
    Seen the Statue of Liberty in person
    Been to Disneyland
    Gone whalewatching
    Swam with dolphins
    Walked on the Great Wall of China
    Been bungee jumping
    Found your dream job
    Gotten a tattoo

    and my most wished for, been on a space shuttle :beam:
  4. sammakko

    sammakko Banned Member

    I have nothing to do.
  5. Ranxerox

    Ranxerox Well-Known Member

    I want to go to Machu Pichu, I saw a documentary about it and for some reason I immediately felt that i had to go there. I dream about it sometimes.
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