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What is on your Bucket List?

Discussion in 'Positive Feelings and Motivational Messages' started by Sadeyes, Feb 17, 2012.

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  1. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    From the movie of the same name, a bucket list became the list of things one wants to do before s/he kicks the bucket (so to say)...I thought it would be interesting to see what others have on their lists;

    Mine is as follows in no order of importance:

    1. go to Thailand
    2. meet several cyber friends in person
    3. meet HH The Dali Lama
    4. do a duet with a dear friend of mine (her idea which she shared several nights ago)
    5. help this friend prepare to audition for The Voice (wish I could do it myself, but my body would not hold up)
    6. finally get my guitar playing to not sound like ducks in heat
    7. finish and have published my book of poetry, and a children's book that I have yet to start
    8. finish a diagnostic tool that I have started a few months ago
    9. start working in watercolors again
    10. finish my Masters Degree in IT management (only a few credits so far)
    11. get as far as possible on my Six Sigma certification

    Hoping all of you get many things on your list done!
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  2. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Eccentric writer, general weirdo, heedless heathen

    1. travel all over the world
    2. make amends with friends and family I don't hear from anymore
    3. publish a novel
    4. learn to play instruments
    5. audition for a reality show (singing or otherwise)
    6. record an album
    7. go skydiving
    8. go base jumping
    9. win the lottery
    10. make a movie
    11. go on a shopping spree
    12. ride in a limo
    13. go sailing
    14. learn to dance
    15. get a degree
  3. Snake

    Snake Well-Known Member

    1. Finally convince myself that everything is overrated
    2. Have a girlfriend
    3. Have kids
    4. Finish something I set myself to (a novel, an album)
    5. Forgive my parents for creating me
    6. Have a vynil collection of all my favorite albums
    7. Have a friendly fight with someone, it doesn't matter if we come out we fewer teeth and some broken bones, as long as it's friendly.
    8. Go on a road trip with my closest friends
    9. Walk from one country to another
  4. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    I hope both of you get what you want on your lists...you deserve it and more
  5. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Eccentric writer, general weirdo, heedless heathen

    Thanks! same to you :smile:
  6. gloomy

    gloomy Account Closed

    Heh… not that this is relevant, but I started one over ten years ago and quickly became addicted-- unfortunately now I have no idea how to get rid of them.

    And recording an album is actually really easy-- just download some free recording software, get a Blue Snowball and then maybe a used keyboard at a yard sale, and you're pretty much ready to go. I've made about four albums now, mostly while sitting on my bed.
  7. letty

    letty Banned Member

    1. finish learning how to play the piano
    2. go skydiving
    3. see the pyramids in egypt
    4. play golf at pebble beach
    5. meet all of my relatives
    6. pay off any debts
    7. visit all of the national parks
    8. see the glaciers
    9. visit alaska once again
    10. learn to shoot a rifle/gun
  8. ZombiePringle

    ZombiePringle Forum Buddy and Antiquities Friend

    1. Marry my girlfriend
    2. go to Ireland
    3. Write a novel
    4. Get my history degree
    5. Go to a Detroit Red Wings game
    6. Go to Japan
    7. Learn a second language
  9. houseofcards

    houseofcards Well-Known Member

    1. Go to the maldives
    2. Try thai food
    3. Run a 5k
    4. Run a 10k
    5. Learn a foreign language
    6. Go to College
    7. Go to Grad School
    8. Become an Interfaith Chaplain
    9. Do a one year Buddhist Study program at the barre center in Massachusetts
    10. Take tennis lessons
    11. Help others
    12. Reach my goal weight
    13. Go to a TED conference
    14. Volunteer 10,000 hours
    15. Visit a Monastery
    16. Go on a Retreat
    17. Get a tattoo with great significance
    18. Get Married
    19. Either have or adopt a baby
    20. Go to Burning Man
    21. Try Bikram Yoga
    22. Volunteer at a Hospice
    23. Become a Social Worker
  10. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    So many wonderful goals...let us know when you are working on them...it is so good to have this direction
  11. FrainBart

    FrainBart Staff Alumni

    Well I have never really thought about things I want to do before I die, but just sat and thought for quite some time, and could only think of a very select few that I think I would want more than anything to do/ be able to do.

    1. Learn to love myself
    2. Have more confidence/ improve confidence, self esteem etc
    3. Learn a foreign language
    4. Have enough courage and confidence to sing (whether it be at a karaoke, or what, I used to love singing but I can never sing in front of people)
    5. Travel the world.
    6. Get some poetry published or write a book. (this one will most likely never be done, I cant write to save my own life, *shakes fist and curses dyslexia*

    So really nothing major, or special, I do hope eventually I can accomplish 3 out of those 6... If not more.
  12. Butterfly

    Butterfly Sim Addict Staff Alumni SF Author SF Supporter

    1) Pass my driving test
    2) Get married
    3) Get a place to live with my fiance
    4) Have children
    5) Get my masters degree in nursing science
    6) Get some of my nursing work published in a journal
    7) Eventually get a job in oncology or ICU
    8) Bake and cook all my own food
    9) Go to the Caribbean
    10) Get my mental illness under control or cured
    11) Eventually buy my own house
    12) To stay off HIV meds for 5-10 years (if possible lol)
    13) Finish my novel
    14) Play my violin again properly and join an orchestra
    15) Train up my voice again and write and record some songs
    16) Reach my target weight and maintain it
    17) Get fit
    18) Be able to run 10k

    That's all I can think of right now.
  13. Rainfall

    Rainfall Well-Known Member

    1.To get a book published
    2.To be MDD-free
    3.To be at peace with myself
    4.To escape Mara's hold to me
    5.To be remembered and valued by at least one person
  14. justMe7

    justMe7 Well-Known Member

    To be me till whatever comes, and still be me through that for as long as who I am can, and then strive to be me when I cant. The end is inevitable, it'll come how it comes. Not at my hands... not unless it is my direction.
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