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Bucket List Ideas to Live your Best Life

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Have you ever scrolled through social media or blogs and seen influencers talking about their bucket list ideas? You probably have seen many crazy or cool ideas that you might want to do in your life. If some of you don't know, a bucket list is a list of dreams, goals, or aspirations you want to accomplish in your lifetime. Whether you are making a bucket list for your business or for yourself, it is important to have one. Having a bucket list will make your life more meaningful and enjoyable because you have goals and dreams you want to achieve. 

Your bucket list ideas don't have to be the same as everyone's because this is your life. Whatever you want to do in life, you should make it a goal. Whether your list is short or long, everyone has something they want to do in life.  

If you don't know where to start, this post will give you some ideas to start making your bucket list. Let's start!

Travel 

There are so many countries and places to see worldwide, and it might seem impossible to see everything in a lifetime. It makes sense that the most common bucket list ideas are related to traveling. When you travel, you get to experience new cultures, see breathtaking views, learn new things about yourself, and enjoy the journey altogether. You get to discover a world different from yours and see how magnificent the world is through your own eyes. 

Who doesn't love to travel? There are so many unique places to see rather than the photos you see online. Places like Greece, Japan, Australia, France, New Zealand, etc., are places that many people would love to travel to. Being able to see it with your own eyes is so much more fulfilling than looking at someone's pictures. 

Here are some ideas you might want to cross off on your bucket list:

  • See the Northern Lights 
  • Road trip to the Grand Canyon 
  • Travel over 100 countries 
  • See all 7 continents 
  • Swim in the Dead Sea 
  • Explore all 12 Disney Parks 
  • Boat tour in Venice 
  • Visit Bora Bora 
  • Go scuba diving in the Maldives
  • Shop at the largest mall in Dubai 
  • Walk along the Great Wall of China 
  • Take a picture with the Great Pyramid of Giza 
  • Visit the Colosseum 
  • Discover the Taj Mahal
  • Enjoy yourself at the Sydney Opera 
  • Skydive the Great Blue Hole
  • Relax at the Blue Lagoon 
  • Sail on the Ha Long Bay 
  • Stay at an Igloo hotel
  • See the cherry blossom in Japan 

There are too many countries to see and do. These are just ideas if you want to add to your list. You might have others places you want to see one day. 

Career

Many people are ambitious and have dreams and goals they want to achieve in life. Whether you are your own boss or work for a company, you want to set goals to achieve them. 

Everyone's career path is different because there are so many careers you can choose from. You can get a traveling job, be a nurse, start a side hustle to be a business, an influencer, freelance writer, and so forth. Whatever you love to do as a career, you should pursue it no matter how silly the idea may be. 

If you don't have any bucket list ideas for your career, you should make one. 

Here are some bucket list ideas for your career you might like: 

  • Become an expert in your field 
  • Become a boss one day 
  • Start investing as a side hustle
  • Have a work-life balance 
  • Have multiple income streams 
  • Lead a big project one day 
  • Mentor someone 
  • Write a book about your life or experience 
  • Social network with a lot of people 
  • Land your dream job 
  • Get a promotion 
  • Hire someone 
  • Make 6-figures in a year 
  • Speak at an event 
  • Share your story on Forbes or Business Insider

Whether you are starting a new job or learning a new skill, you should do as much to improve yourself. By investing in yourself, you'll know what career path you should take. 

Health and Wellness 

Your health is so important in life, and most people sometimes neglect themselves. By setting time for yourself, you can learn to love yourself more than ever. Of course, everyone's health journey is different because everyone's situation is different. However, you should have a bucket list of things you want to accomplish for your health. 

By having goals and dreams for your health and well-being, you can have a healthier and happier lifestyle. Who doesn't want to feel healthy inside and out? 

Here are some bucket list ideas for your health and wellness that you can start adding to your bucket list: 

  • Cook meal twice or three times a week 
  • Workout 3 to 5 times a week
  • Stretch every morning and night
  • Have a lazy day once a month 
  • Treat yourself when you are burnout 
  • Practice simple self-care every day 
  • Lose 15 lbs in 1 month 
  • Eat out once a week
  • Journal every night 
  • Get 7 hours of sleep every weekend 
  • Try a new workout 
  • Focus on gratitude 
  • Ignore the negativity 

Finance 

Finance is an important topic that not many people understand. You should take control of your personal finance if you want to become financially free or live a life debt-free. Having a bucket list for your finances can be a great way to achieve your financial goals. 

People tend to neglect their finances because there's a lot that you have to think about, like saving, budgeting, and investing. It can be overwhelming when you start making money or living on your own. However, if you have a goal, you can achieve anything. You'll have a healthier bank account if you have your finances straight. 

Here are some bucket list ideas for your finances that you should add to your bucket list: 

  • Start investing in the stock market
  • Build emergency funds
  • Fund your IRA 
  • Pay off your debt
  • Become a millionaire by 30 
  • Learn about taxes
  • Read one finance book every month 
  • Start a vacation fund 
  • Build up your credit score
  • Buy a home and pay off the mortgage 
  • Teach family about money
  • Live frugally to have more money 
  • Become a great investor 

Everything Else 

You might have other things you want to accomplish in life, but they don't fit in the other categories. If you love something or have a passion for something, you should pursue it. You only have one life to live, so you want to do everything you can in this lifetime.

Here are some bucket list ideas that you might be interested in: 

  • Learn a new language
  • Start a Youtube for fun 
  • Take a cooking or baking class 
  • Go hiking 
  • Adopt a kitten or dog 
  • Attend a concert in a different country 
  • Run a marathon 
  • Paint an artwork for your home 
  • Go bungee jumping 
  • Ride on a hot air balloon 
  • Create a video that goes viral 
  • Write your own song 

Final Thoughts 

Hopefully, these bucket list ideas have opened your eyes to new things that you want to do in life. You might have a lot of things you want to do in life so go achieve them. Whatever you want to do in life, I'll always support you even if no one will! 

Thanks for reading, and I'll see you in the next post! 

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