What’s on your bucket list? Adventure, travel, extreme sports?
Whatever it may be, commit your bucket list to paper and you’ll be one step closer to tracking and achieving your life’s goals.
Without clear vision, we can easily get sucked into the mundane routines of everyday life. Wake up. Rush to work. Rush home. Spend time with family. Eat. Sleep. Repeat.
Before we know it, weeks and even months have passed us by. Without direction and goals for our future, we may begin to lose our sense of wonder and exploration for life.
It’s important to set aside time and create a bucket list of our goals and dreams. No matter how crazy or outrageous these plans may be, setting goals on paper will help you reach higher, dig deeper and work harder to make your dreams come true.
With a new year on the horizon... THIS is the TIME!
If you don’t know where to start, www.bucketlist.org is a fantastic free resource with over 5 million ideas to help you create a bucket list and track your goals online. You can also read about how others are achieving their goals and be inspired to accomplish your own.
Here are some ideas to help you get started and add to your bucket list:
· Learn a new language.
· Climb a mountain or go on a hiking trip.
· Swim with dolphins.
· Travel solo or work abroad.
· Take an art class.
· Go skydiving.
· Visit a different continent.
Even if you cannot make grand plans, start with little ones like these:
· Read a new book.
· Start a gratitude journal.
· Make one new friend.
· Learn Yoga from YouTube.
· Check out a local wine/beer/bourbon/coffee trail.
· Try one new thing every week.
Remember, it was Earl Nightingale who said, “People with goals succeed because they know where they're going”.
It’s never too late to set a goal, so start now, create a bucket list and watch your dreams turn into reality.
Tulum, Mexico and Bacalar, Mexico
Photography: Elisabeth Ashliegh / Elisabeth Ashliegh Photography
Elisabeth Ashliegh Gelhar