Live the Dream: Why you should start working on your bucket list and how!

2018 Bucket List

Achieve Your Dream: Start working on your bucket list

You may not realize it but in less than three months, the year will end already, and we will welcome 2018.

For some reason, the days and the months of 2017 just flew by at extreme speeds, and before we know it, we’re already in the final quarter of the year. But the big question now is: How did your 2017 go?

Live the Dream
Live the Dream

How many of your plans did you accomplish? Were you able to reach your target? Did you turn to be the person you plan to be, see the places you want to visit, try the things you plan to try, and cross things off your bucket list?

If you haven’t yet, stop making excuses and start achieving it! Aspire for your goals. Instead of saying it, start doing it. Whether it is achieving your ideal weight, chasing your true passions, making your first millions, or even starting your own business, do not just stand there and wait for the perfect time or opportunity: You should start now. There is no right moment, enough money or even the perfect person to be able to reach your goal.

You still have three months to go before 2017 ends; it is time to get your act together. Take the first step in achieving your goals. Here are some of the ways you should due to pursuing your 2017 wish list.

1. Begin a Bucket List Journal

Starting a journal containing your wish lists and life goals is a great way to turn them into a reality. You can either carefully map them out, attach photos of your dream destination, promo fares or travel packages that can serve as your future reference and motivation. Keeping a journal is a great way to keep track of everything and to always remind you to turn your dreams and goals into reality.

Is skydiving on your bucket list?
Is skydiving on your bucket list?

2. Use a Bucket List App

If you do not have time to keep a bucket list journal, you may manage a bucket list by just swiping your fingers. There are a lot of bucket list apps available for Android and iOS devices that can help you track, label, organize, and categorize your dreams, goals, and projects. These apps can even allow you to update the completion status of each item, attach photos, and attach motivational quotes to keep you inspired. You can also share your list with your friends on Social Media.

2018 Bucket List
2018 Bucket List

3. Participate in Promos and Contests

You will not lose anything if you join contests and promos. Go ahead, give it a shot. There are several stuff online that can help you in achieving your goals on your bucket list. You can either get discounts or win it for free. On Facebook, there is an ongoing bucket list contest organized by FWD Life Philippines ( This contest will give you the chance to do your bucket list. You can either get fit, start your own business, go scuba diving, make your first million, start an indie film, create your own restaurant brand, and a lot more. Head to their Facebook page and check them out. There is no harm in trying, right?

Completing and achieving your bucket list is easier than what you think. All you need to do is to start. If you start believing that you can cross out everything on your bucket list, you can start reaching them. Do not stop dreaming but stop waiting. Good luck!

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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