Write a bucket list and chase life again

Write a bucket list and chase life again

 

Whenever I used to think of bucket lists I thought about the terminally ill, the people who have been given a very limited time on this earth and were desperately cramming in memories and experiences before their time was up. Perhaps it’s the realisation that time is flying by ever quicker, that I’m about to leave university and be a fully fledged adult (kind of) but either way I suddenly had this yearning to make the most of my life, and in true Sophia ‘I must write a list’ style I decided to start a bucket list.

I found this neat little book at Kikki-K, a brand embracing Swedish design principles and producing high quality, chic and stylish stationary. What I like most about it is its simplicity, the unassuming black design livened up with metallic gold writing. Inside you will find an index, 100 pages for your activities and motivational quotes to keep you inspired along the way. Although I could have just as well managed with simply 100 numbered pages it’s quite nice to have a layout that prompts you to explain why you’ve chosen a certain goal, and then a space below to record when you did it, who you were with and how you felt.

 



My bucket list so far consists largely of places I want to travel and things I want to eat when I’m there (what can I say I love my food):

  • Go to NYC and eat a bagel
  • Visit Mexico and eat a taco
  • Have ramen in Tokyo

but it also contains your more usual culprits such as:

  • Scuba dive
  • Sky dive
  • Eat at Le Gavroche (food again)

I’m not in any rush to fill it up, but I make sure to add to it whenever I see someone doing, or experiencing something, that sends a pang of jealousy through my body because there really is no reason to live your life feeling jealous of others. Write down your goals, work hard towards them and live the experiences you’ve dreamed of.

What would be on your bucket list? Let me know in the comments! 

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18 Comments

  1. Parie Joshi
    March 24, 2017 / 11:20 am

    Seriously love the idea of this! x

    • Sophia
      Author
      March 24, 2017 / 5:29 pm

      It’s such a nice thing to do! xx

  2. March 24, 2017 / 2:12 pm

    Hey!
    This is an awesome idea, I love this little book. I might just need to do something like this, too many plans and they are all spinning around in my head. Putting them down on a paper makes them just a bit more real maybe? haha.
    Loved this!

    • Sophia
      Author
      March 24, 2017 / 5:30 pm

      It’s a very cute book and well thought out. Putting things down on paper definitely helps me plan for them! xxx

  3. March 26, 2017 / 8:13 pm

    This is such a great idea for a post and you’re right, life does need to be chased! Definitely need to pop into Kikki-K!

    Char xo || http://www.memoirsmusings.com

    • Sophia
      Author
      March 26, 2017 / 8:15 pm

      Got to keep chasing those dreams 😀
      I love the stationary that Kikki-K stock, I could honestly spend a fortune in there! xxx

  4. March 27, 2017 / 4:43 pm

    What a great idea and such a cute book to keep all your memories! Every year I pick a few things I want to do/learn. So far this year it was learning how to cook well in a pressure cooker!

    • Sophia
      Author
      March 27, 2017 / 5:28 pm

      I’ve never used a pressure cooker but my flatmate makes the best pizza sauce in one! xx

  5. March 27, 2017 / 5:00 pm

    That is the cutest bucket list planner I’ve ever seen, I just jotted mine down on paper and definitely thinking of buying this instead! Love the things you have on your list I have similar ones! So glad to say I’ve ticked off 5 so far this year, wish you luck with yours!
    With Love Yossy x

    • Sophia
      Author
      March 27, 2017 / 5:29 pm

      Congrats on your 5!! I’m hoping to have a few ticked off soon, fingers crossed xx

  6. March 27, 2017 / 6:37 pm

    This is such an amazing idea. There are so many things I would love to do, I think I need to invest in a book like this!! Hope you get to NYC and eat your bagel!!

    Sarah | sazsinclair.blogspot.co.uk xx

    • Sophia
      Author
      March 27, 2017 / 7:15 pm

      Thank’s Sarah! one day 😀

    • Sophia
      Author
      March 28, 2017 / 4:59 pm

      Thanks! I will do one day 😀 xx

  7. March 29, 2017 / 9:01 am

    I seriously love the idea of this. What a lovely little planner you have. x

  8. sandy nasif
    March 29, 2017 / 8:49 pm

    I absolutely love the idea of having a journal and documenting dream destination. It’s really hard to keep up with everything in my head lol

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