10 Reasons You Should Make A Bucket List
Start writing a post
Entertainment

10 Reasons You Should Make A Bucket List

Make the most of your life by creating a bucket list.

12949
10 Reasons You Should Make A Bucket List
Sea Adventure Thailand

I'm sure you've heard of the term "bucket list." It's a list that people create of things they want to do in life before they "kick the bucket." A bucket list can be short or long and can be anything you want it to be. You can make a small list of what you want to accomplish in the next few years, or a long list of what you want to do before your life is over. It's a great idea no matter what you decide on.

There are so many reasons why you should make a bucket list. It gets your brain thinking and gives you goals to strive for. Life passes by rather quickly, it's important to make the most of it.

Here are a few reasons why you should make your own bucket list:

1. Purpose

A bucket list gives you a purpose in life. It's something you know you want to do. It gives you goals to reach for, something to get out of life.

2. Focus

It gives you something to focus on. How many times have you drawn a blank on what you want to do with your free time? Now you know. Got some time off coming up or a free weekend? Why not check something off your bucket list? The list gives you something to work towards.

3. Direction

Your bucket list gives you some direction in life. It helps to guide you towards new things and new experiences. This one sort of ties together the purpose and focus. You focus on your list, it gives you a sense of direction in your life and a purpose.

4. Goals

It's important to set goals for yourself, and a bucket list does just that. You don't have to give it a time period either. The list goes on for the rest of your life, there's no rush. Most of us fall through with our New Year's resolution, I know I hardly ever stick to mine. I do better with long term goals, something that I know I want to do, but don't feel like I'm forced to do.

5. Memories

Life is all about making memories. Your bucket list certainly will give you plenty of them. They will be memories you will hold onto forever, and give you great stories to tell other people. It'll be nice to look back on the things you've accomplished, something to make you feel proud of yourself.

6. Move On

Life can get pretty tough sometimes, but it important to keep pushing forward. Your bucket list is the perfect thing to help get you out of a funk. Go out and try something new, something you've always wanted to do. It'll help get your mind of things for a while and get you to move on.

7. Discover

Think of all the new things and places you'll discover. You'll add to your life experiences. I'm sure traveling somewhere is on most of our bucket lists.

8. Explore

Jumping off of discovering something new, is exploring something new. Explore the world.

9. Learning

With exploring comes learning which is always a good thing. Learn a new language, learn a new cultures, learn about anything. Put yourself out there. Discover, explore, learn.

10. Never Ending

The last reason to make a bucket list is that it's never ending. You can always come up with new ideas, always try new things. It's not a list that's meant to be completed.

I highly recommend creating your own bucket list. I believe that it's definitely worth it. Set goals for yourself, get out there and discover something new. Make the most of your life.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Student Life

20 Things I Learned By The Start of My 20s

No one expects you to have your life together by the time you're 20, because honestly, they didn't either.

10560
Allyson Foutty

We are all often faced with many life challenges throughout the time leading up to our 20s. Before this time, and throughout it, we often look back at the things we've learned and how they've influenced who we are as people today. Some of my biggest influences were some of the challenges I've faced, but they've taught me 20 important things by the start of my 20s.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

The Boyfriend Recipe

The ingredients to build a relationship are a little more complicated than just a bouquet of flowers and a box of candy.

9136

Relationships. Long distance or not, significant others are much more than just that. I would be lying if I said I did not love the sweet gestures that only a boyfriend can give. The flowers, funny phone calls, hand holding, breakfast dates, and tight hugs are special but my relationship and many others out there exist on much more than just these little gestures. It is a tricky concoction that consists of one part boyfriend and two parts best friend and would not work without one part or the other. While having a relationship may not be quite as easy as baking a batch of cookies, it has its own recipe (with a few variations for flavor) to follow for a good match.

Keep Reading... Show less
google images

Fashion just keeps growing and changing and old trends are made new! Now, I'm no beauty guru, just a beauty guru wannabe, but personally I have compiled some stylish wardrobe must haves! These can be cute assets to go back to school or just to catch up on some of the latest trends...

Keep Reading... Show less
Student Life

There's More To A Relationship Than Netflix

Summertime is only 93 days of the year, Find something to do!

9337
Tallie Ammar

Summertime is ideal for more than just hanging out and binging your favorite TV series with your friends. Although summer does bring rain and thunderstorms which is perfect for those binging days, take advantage of those nice and sunny days. There is so many opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy the season before the snow starts to come back. Here are 25 interesting dates that are doable almost anywhere for any age.

Keep Reading... Show less
Leilani Encarnacion

Philadelphia has its beauty, but some of you may have not been to some of the most beautiful hidden spots in the city. This summer is a chance for new adventures and exploring, so here are a few places that I highly recommend you should visit at least once.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments