Lists are wonderful. They keep you focused and on task. The favorite part is where something gets crossed off. Everyone has lists (being mental or physical), especially a wish list for what we want to get out of life and do.
I have started a Birthday Bucket List a few years ago as a tradition for myself. I found that life can drift you along without realizing it, or you can be proactive and get involved in it. For each year, I have a list of what I want to do for my birthday. It is something new every time and can be on a small or large scale.
As an alternative, a Birthday Bucket List can be made with a list of your age of things that you want to accomplish during that year for yourself. A inspirational person with a great bucket list is Nicole. She is behind Woman Seeks World, and has a project of life and the art of being the best you can be. Be sure to connect and follow her inspiration!
Here are just a few examples of thousands of ideas to think about for a list:
- Play Flight Roulette
- Raise $5000 for Charity
- See the Northern Lights
- Do 10 Random Acts of Kindness
- Ride in a Hot Air Balloon
- Brew Beer
- Go on a trip with Mom or Dad
- Publish a Book
- Host a Tea Party with everyone wearing a hat
- Go on a Volunteer Trip
- Run a 5K
- Skinny dip in the ocean
- Fly First Class / Business Class
- Make a big breakfast for no reason
- Go on a Retreat (yoga, writing, etc.)
Another alternative can be a Reverse Birthday Bucket List, listing all the things that you have accomplished within that year. I love this idea as positive way to direct energy around celebrating the highlights and awesome things that have been accomplished and experienced.
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