Subject: Things To Do Before You Die
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produced by Margo Chisholm
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Monday, January 31, 2000
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Things To Do Before You Die
A fellow coach, Rachelle Disbennett-Lee*, asks all her
clients to make a list of 100 things they will do before they
die. This is a fabulous idea! I started my list last December
It resides on the desktop of my computer, and it’s up to 54
items. I open the file almost every day and read through
the list. One of the items is already checked off!
Some people’s lists start now and contain only things they
haven’t done. Others’ lists include things they wanted to
do and have done along with those things they have yet
to accomplish. Either method is great. The point is to start
Do you have a list of things you want to do before you
die? If so, what can you add to it? If not, start one today.
Keep your list in a place where it’s easy to see and add to.
I’ve added five new items to my list just while writing
this issue of CTJ! You can see it at
The items don’t need to be consequential or important or
challenging. They can be, and they don’t need to be. Write
them so they are specific, measurable and start with a
verb. That gives them power, and there won’t be any
question about when you achieve them.
Start your list today!
If you really feel something in your heart, sooner or later
you’re going to be exactly what you want to be.
Michael Clarke Duncan who played John Coffey in
The Green Mile
There is no end to the adventures we can have if we seek
them with our eyes open.
Dreams come a size too big so that we can grow into
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by
the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
100 Things to Do Before You Die: Travel Events You Just
Can’t Miss by Dave Freeman and Neil Teplica.
Destinations, cultures and happenings you never
knew existed! This is an irreverent trip around the globe
by people who know how to travel and have loads of fun
doing it. None of these may make it to your list of 100
things, but you’ll enjoy the journey. This is a very fun
read. It’s available for only $11.17 at
SOME SAMPLE LISTS
Give yourself the gift of writing down your dreams this
* Rachelle Disbennett-Lee is a coach who supports her
clients in creating their businesses and their lives to be
exactly the way they want them to be. She writes a
marvelous daily free email newsletter called 365 Days of
Coaching. Find out more about Rachelle and how to
subscribe to her newsletter at http://www.coachlee.com.
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