Stop putting your dreams off for “some day”. Right now ask yourself: If I had one year left to live, what would I be sure to do? Create a list of 100 things you want to experience and accomplish before you die, and start crossing items off your list, today. Below you’ll find ten questions to help you get started, as well as twenty ideas you can use for inspiration.
Ten Questions to Ask Yourself When Creating Your Life List
Here are ten questions to ask yourself when you sit down to create your life list:
- If you had a year left to live, what would you do?
- If you won the lottery, where would you go?
- What did you always want to do when you were a child?
- If you were lying on your deathbed, what would you most regret not having done?
- If you had an upcoming high school reunion, what would you like to be able to tell your former classmates that you’ve accomplished?
- What do you need to have more of in your life?
- Who do you admire? Why?
- You’re sitting with your grandchildren on your lap telling them about your exploits. What stories are you telling them?
- You’ve died and are listening to your eulogy. What are your friends and loved ones saying about you?
- If a genie granted you three wishes, what would you ask for?
Twenty Ideas You Can Use For Inspiration
A life list can include anything, from books you want to read, to places you want to visit, to contributions you want to make to society, and so on. Below you’ll find twenty ideas to give you inspiration to that you can get started right away creating your very own life list.
1. Write a script for a TV show
2. Do stand-up comedy
3. Write a children’s book
4. Go camping
5. Ride a gondola in Venice
6. Learn how to salsa dance
7. Host Saturday Night Live
8. Visit a Renaissance fair
9. See the Mona Lisa at the Louvre
10. Witness a solar eclipse
11. Learn to water ski
12. Learn to sail.
13. Learn to play tennis.
14. Try fencing.
15. Participate in the Tour de France.
16. Become fluent in French.
17. Learn conversational Spanish.
18. Learn to play the piano.
19. Take signing lessons.
20. Enroll in a belly dancing class.