Project 365 – 11th May 2010

Posted: May 11, 2010 in Project 365
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Day 100 – Before You Die!

Was looking at things that are related to the number 100 and there seems to be a lot of lists, 100 best books/movies, etc.. But the major one seems to be the list of 100 things to do before you die, inspired by the movie The Bucket List. The list below is from Grant Thorpe, a motivational coach, and they wouldn’t exactly be my goals but its a good place to start looking at what is personally important to achieve. I was also thinking if someone 100 years ago had written a list what similar things would be on it to people nowadays and the same with people in 100 years time if they saw our lists! What would we have in common and what goals are specific to this time that we’re living in? Anyway have a look at Grant’s list and write your own!

  1. Swim with a dolphin.
  2. Skydive
  3. Spend the whole day naked
  4. Watch the launch of the Space Shuttle
  5. Walk the Great Wall of China
  6. Listen to the Dalai Lama Speak
  7. Ride a camel into the desert.
  8. Get to know your neighbors.
  9. Learn to ballroom dance properly.
  10. Fall deeply in love – helplessly and unconditionally.
  11. Write the novel you know you have inside you.
  12. Ride the Trans-Siberian Express across Asia.
  13. Stay out all night dancing and go to work the next day without having gone home
  14. Learn to play a musical instrument
  15. Work a night in a soup kitchen
  16. Sing to the Elderly
  17. See a lunar eclipse
  18. Ask someone you’ve only just met to go on a date.
  19. Sleep under the stars.
  20. Touch a Tiger
  21. Learn how to complain effectively — and do it!
  22. Forgive your parents.
  23. Learn to juggle with three balls.
  24. Learn to ride a unicycle
  25. Drive a convertible with the top down and music blaring.
  26. Buy your own house and then spend time making it into exactly what you want.
  27. Grow your own vegetables
  28. Spend a whole day eating junk food without feeling guilty.
  29. Give a speech in public
  30. Scuba dive off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
  31. Go up in a hot-air balloon.
  32. Give to a charity — anonymously.
  33. Make love on the kitchen floor.
  34. Go deep sea fishing and eat your catch.
  35. Create your own web site.
  36. Make yourself spend a half-day at a concentration camp and swear never to forget.
  37. Create your Family Tree.
  38. Ski a double-black diamond run.
  39. Walk to the crater of a volcano
  40. Run a marathon
  41. Look into your child’s eyes, see yourself, and smile.
  42. Reflect on your greatest weakness, and realize how it is your greatest strength.
  43. Make a hole in one
  44. Learn to bartend
  45. Do a Bungi Jump
  46. Visit the Holy land
  47. Have your portrait painted
  48. Tell someone the story of your life, sparing no details
  49. Be an extra in a film
  50. Attend at least one major event, The Olympics, The World Cup
  51. Learn to speak a foreign language
  52. Learn not to say yes when you really mean no
  53. Send a message in a bottle
  54. Be a member of the audience in a TV show
  55. Buy a round-the-world air ticket and a rucksack, and run away
  56. Plant a tree
  57. Witness the birth of a baby
  58. Shower in a waterfall
  59. Be someone’s mentor
  60. Sit on a jury
  61. Shave your head
  62. Make love on a forest floor
  63. Drink beer at Oktoberfest in Munich.
  64. Spend a day at Disney land being a kid
  65. Write down your goals and then do something about them
  66. Experience weightlessness
  67. Drive across the country from coast to coast
  68. Own a Porsche
  69. Write you will
  70. Attend the Anzac memorial at Anzac cove
  71. Visit new York
  72. Climb to Everest base camp
  73. Fly First Class
  74. Go Whale watching
  75. Draw on a wall
  76. Set off a fire extinguisher
  77. Win an Award
  78. Win a trip
  79. Queue for something for at least 24 hours
  80. Fly a kite
  81. Make a complete and utter fool of yourself
  82. Wake up on a beach
  83. Learn to surf
  84. Be interviewed on TV
  85. Stage Dive
  86. Release an Album
  87. Visit Te Awamutu
  88. Make someone cry of happiness
  89. Participate in a protest
  90. Ride in a military jeep
  91. Be debt free
  92. Sponsor a child
  93. Have a coffee on the sidewalk in Paris
  94. Touch one of the Royal family
  95. Visit ground Zero
  96. Visit Area 51
  97. Teach someone illiterate to read
  98. Visit Machu Picchu
  99. Go black water rafting
  100. Accept yourself for who you are

Quote of the day: “It is never too late to be who you might have been”  – George Eliot

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