“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, they make them.” – George Bernard Shaw
Everyone is always talking about making a bucket list for themselves. Typically included in these lists are individual goals, dreams and desired life experiences. One usually makes this list in the hope that all the things listed will ultimately be achieved before they die.
I tried to come up with my own bucket list the other day and it turned out to be quite an insightful experience. As I sat at my desk I questioned what types of goals I wanted to identify for myself. I thought about the significance of this piece of paper and how it would make me feel a few years from now if I hadn’t achieved any of it. After a few minutes of thinking negatively I finally asked myself the following questions: