As my 30’s are dwindling down, I realized that I never finished my “Before 30 Bucket List.” Of course, now the thought of purposely jumping out of a plane and finding my way to Machu Picchu in Peru doesn’t sound as intriguing as it did a decade ago. It seems, I’ve changed my mind yet again. Naturally, my 30’s did change me. I have more responsibilities now! Without a doubt, my most important responsibility is being a Mother. My risk-taking demeanor has calmed down quite a bit. That being said, I am still very much a free-spirit with adventure running through my veins, it’s just skydiving in a different country is just not on my list anymore.
Carpe Diem! We have all heard the phrase, but do we ever really “seize the day”? Not hardly, because LIFE gets in the way. Like I said, we have responsibilities. Many of us have kids, bills, jobs, and/or commitments, that keep our lives VERY busy. Our life gets lived in schedules, and we rarely get to accomplish the amazing plans on our Bucket List. Let me tell you though, THE TIME IS NOW! We are not getting any younger. In actuality, I think the best time to fulfill a bucket list is in your 40’s. We are WISER, we are more CONFIDENT, we still have STAMINA and we are more GRATEFUL. It’s time to live each day intentionally and fully. Let’s make our 40’s be the best years yet! [Read more…]