When I was 18, I watched a movie called “The Bucket List”. That movie was about two elderly men who embark on an adventure with a wish list of things to do before they make their final exit.
That movie gave me the idea of creating a bucket list and since then I actually started adding things I want to do and update it regularly for fun. On my list I have now over 100 things to do and those are quite extensive, from something related to travel to other things related to self-development.
This is anything like a solid plan but more like a casual wishes that might enrich your experience of life. I’d like to introduce some the items I have had and how it’s been going.
☆Achieved items on my list
Here are some of the items I have achieved on my list :
Watch Northern light
→ I was able to see Northern lights several times when I was living in Rovaniemi for 4 months for winter work. One time it was magnificent aurora with green, red and purple colour dancing in the sky and it even looked like a light shower, which I will never forget.
Complete Master’s degree in Europe
See the Himalaya Mountain in Nepal
Watch “The Magic Flute” in an opera house
Visit Machu Picchu in Peru
☆Items on my list
Here are some other items that are waiting to be achieved :
Become a bridge between Japan and Finland
→This includes both business and cultural activities as an entrepreneur and investor and a marketer. I’m now 29 years old so I have time.
Visit Salt Flat in Bolivia
Meet another “Daiki Yoshikawa”
→ I want to know what kind of person he is and what kind of life he has had.
Reach C1 level in Finnish
→Now B2 level but I want to reach C1 during 2021. Finnish is hard but “Harjoitus tekee mestarin.”(Practice makes perfect)
I recommend you to try creating your own list or making one with your partner or family if you feel like. I have now 127 items on my bucket list as of April 20th, 2020. That also includes things I will need to work on every day without one clear attained level, such as “make a happy family with my future wife” or “Become a bridge between Japan and Finland” mentioned above.
As I wrote, however, the idea of creating this list is not anything like a set of solid plans but a set of items that might add a little spice to your life by knowing what kind of hopes or wishes you have.
So, what kind of items will you have on your bucket list?