Life List

GOALS

  • I will speak at an international conference on rethinking HR by December 2015.
  • I will travel to India to teach youth about entrepreneurship by December 2016.
  • I will complete my Master of Arts in International Communications by December 2019.
  • I will teach part-time at Simon Fraser University by December 2020.
  • I will support/mentor Scoliosis patients at BC Children’s Hospital by December 2021.
  • I will consult with the UN Foundation on solving global issues by December 2022.

{…written October 22, 2012; updated on June 1, 2014}

BUCKET LIST

Adventure & Travel: 

  • Visit 100 countries in the world {currently at 19…}
  • Set foot on all 7 continents {currently at 4…}
  • Visit the 7 wonders of the world {Rome Coliseum in 2005…}
  • Visit the Louvre in Paris {August 2005}
  • Visit Rome and the Vatican {August 2005}
  • Visit Whistler {May 2012}
  • Visit Montreal
  • Visit Niagara Falls {January 2011}
  • Visit Washington DC {September 2011}
  • Visit the Statue of Liberty [May 2010]
  • Visit Australia
  • Visit Iceland
  • Visit the Greek Islands
  • Visit South Africa
  • Visit Disneyland {1998}
  • Explore Great Ocean Road
  • Explore the Pyramids
  • Explore the Grand Canyon
  • Explore Machu Picchu
  • Explore the San Juan Islands
  • Explore the Oregon Coast {August 2014}
  • Explore the West Coast of Canada {in progress}
  • Explore the East Coast of Canada
  • Go to the Olympics
  • Go skydiving {February 2010 in Hawaii}
  • Ride a camel {November 2009 in Tunisia}
  • Go on a helicopter ride in a beautiful country {March 2015 – Maui!}
  • Go on an African Safari
  • Go on a sailing trip
  • Go on a kayak camping trip
  • Sleep in the Sahara Desert {November 2010}
  • Sleep in Yosemite National Park
  • Sleep in Yellowstone Park
  • Sleep in an over-water bungalow somewhere in the Asia-Pacific
  • Hike the Juan de Fuca Trail
  • Travel alone {January 2011 – Belize}
  • Travel with my best friend {July 2006 – Mexico}

Physical & Mental Health: 

  • Run my first 5K race {January 2012 – Chilly Chase}
  • Run a sub 25:00 5k race
  • Run my first 8K race {March 2012 – Harry’s Spring Run Off}
  • Run  my first 10K race {April 2012 – Vancouver Sun Run}
  • Run a sub 50:00 10K race
  • Run my first half-marathon {August 2012 – lululemon Seawheeze}
  • Run a sub 2:00 half-marathon
  • Run a marathon
  • Run my first trail race
  • Run a race in a foreign country {May 2014 – GoteborgsVarvet in Sweden}
  • Complete a triathlon
  • Attend a yoga festival {March 2013 – Wanderlust Oahu}
  • Attend a yoga retreat
  • Attend a surf camp
  • Do a juice cleanse {December 2012 – The Juice Truck}
  • Own a road bike

Community:

  • Be on a Board of Directors { January 2010 – JCI}
  • Lead a non-profit organization
  • Found a non-profit organization
  • Nominate a non-profit leader for community recognition
  • Give back to Scoliosis unit at the BC Children’s Hospital
  • Make regular loan to entrepreneurs via Kiva
  • Teach educational programs to elementary students {May 2009 – Junior Achievement}
  • Start a scholarship fund
  • Volunteer at We Day
  • Volunteer overseas
  • Represent Canada at Jagriti Yatra in India

Personal Growth:

  • Attain a Bachelors Degree {December 2010}
  • Attain a Masters Degree
  • Attain a Designation {November 2010}
  • Attend a global TED conference
  • Grow a garden {August 2013}
  • Learn to swim, confidently, again!
  • Learn to snorkel {March 2015 – Maui}
  • Learn to surf {February 2010 – Hawaii}
  • Learn to snowshoe {February 2014 – Cypress Mountain}
  • Get comfortable on skiis again {December 2015}
  • Learn how to make a blackberry pie
  • Read 36 books in a year
  • Attend a cooking class {February 2012 – Costa Rica}

Professional Growth:

  • 5 years experience before graduation {December 2011}
  • Quit the corporate world {May 2011}
  • Start my own business {October 2011}
  • Speak in front of an audience of 50
  • Speak in front of an audience of 100
  • Speak in front of an audience of 250
  • Speak in front of an audience of 500
  • Speak at a TEDx Conference
  • Instruct university-level courses
  • Create a product
  • Write a book
  • Get my book published
  • Become a mentor
  • Present a paper at an int’l conference
  • Give people a reason to remember my name

Finances:

  • Pay off my student loans {June 2015}
  • Hire an Accountant {May 2012}
  • Buy my first home
  • Buy or build a cabin in the woods
  • Develop passive income
  • Fund my retirement
  • Fund my travel bank account

{…ongoing}