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“Because you are alive, everything is possible.” -Thich Nhat Hanh

 

What is the purpose of my life?

What makes my life worth living?

My Bucket list will forever be an (organized) work in progress as I am committed to continuous growth and expansion of my perspective to what challenges, inspires and supports me to be my best self everyday.

If it scares me, chances are, I have to do it.

 

 

I AM. I CAN. THATS WHY.

  • Shave my head – January 23rd, 2009
  • Learn to Skateboard – July 18th, 2013
  • Learn to play guitarstarted March 2009 
  • Learn to Slackline – started July 2012 
  • Learn to Surf – started January 31 2014
  • Learn to snowboard
  • Learn Spanish
  • Learn to Salsa Dance
  • Learn to knit
  • reLearn how to play the saxophone

 

WHY NOT

  • Sleep in a tent for a month
  • Join the Mile High Club – October 7th 2014
  • See Coldplay in concert (close enough to see sweat) September 21st 2011 
  • Get a Sanskrit tattoo – 12.12.12
  • Get a full sleeve tattoo
  • Marry my best friend
  • Fill a passport
  • Get my pilots licence
  • Scuba diving Certificate – February 17th 2015
  • Start a Goddess Tribe and celebrate the moon11.11.15

ADVENTURE/TRAVEL

  • Fly over the ocean – September 21, 2014
  • Swim in both the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean within 24hrs Summer 2009
  • Fly over the North Pole
  • Zipline through the cloud forest – June 19 2014
  • Start a solo travel journey – April 16 2014
  • Backpack solo through Central America – June 10 2014 Panama to Guatemala
  • Lay in the grass and watch a meteor showerYasodhara Ashram July 2009
  • Go “birthday suit” swimming in public on my birthday – August 31st 2013
  • Take my dream journey to Rishikesh, India
  • Celebrate Holi in India
  • Retrace my roots in Anguilla – stolen passport couldn’t stop us, Feb 7 2014
  • Take the long trek to Machu Picchu
  • Hangout with Elephants
  • White Water RaftingJune 2016Check the video here
  • Go Cliff Jumping – Somoto Canyon Nicaragua June 25 2014
  • SkydivingIN HAWAII no less and saw my first whales from the plane pre-jump!  – February 2016
  • Hot Air Balloon ride
  • Go to Greece – YOGA EVERYWHERE
  • Go to the Airport and book the next flight to anywhere
  • Hike a volcanoCerro Negro, Nicaragua June 24
  • Go Volcano Boarding – Cerro Negro, Nicaragua June 24
  • Build an Igloo and sleep in it
  • Bungee Jump
  • Go to at least 3 new countries every year 2014: St Maarten, Anguilla, Bahamas, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Germany, England 2015: Mexico, Belize 

 

YOGA

Adding a completed date to the list means being able to relax in the posture for at least 5 breaths (away from the wall for inversions).

  • Touch my toes in a Forward Fold for the first time ever – January 25th, 2009
  • Flat palms to the floor in a Forward Fold – November 15th, 2012
  • Headstand – March 11th, 2012
  • Headstand to Scorpion – May 15th, 2013
  • HandstandJanuary 2018 on the beach in Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Hollowback Handstand
  • Sit happily in full lotus – August 21st, 2013
  • 108 Sun Salutations a day for 108 days
  • Teach (at least) 6 months on a beach – currently in effect
  • Teach yoga in the jungle – The Yoga Forest Guatemala July 2014
  • Teach a class with more than 50 people – August 28th 2012
  • Teach a class with more than 100 people
  • Teach yoga outside of Canada – Bahamas, Panama, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, Belize
  • Vippassana Silent Meditation
  • Teacher Training in India
  • SUP yoga Teacher Training

 

RUN

  • In the night to sun up on an ocean beach barefoot – August 9th, 2010 3h27m
  • All night – sunset to sunrise – March 16th, 2013
  • A sub-2hr Half Marathon barefoot – August 19th, 2012 – 1h47m
  • A Marathon – Ottawa Marathon May 30th, 2010
  • An UltraMarathon – March 16th, 2013   53kms
  • The Boston Marathon
  • The Great Wall of China Marathon
  • Big Sur Marathon
  • Leadville 100
  • BadWater Ultramarathon in Death Valley
  • A half marathon in as many countries as possible – Bahamas April 2014, Mexico Feb 2015, Belize March 2015
  • Eleuthera tip to tip

 

BIKE

  • Join the century club – 100k in one day – August 4 2012
  • Across a country
  • Across a continent
  • Downhill Mountain Biking & catch some ‘sick air’ – September 4th, 2013 *see below photo
  • Cairo to Cape Town

Just Keep Smiling

 

MUSIC

  • Play Open MicOttawa, March 12th 2010
  • Sing as front woman for a band – Fredericton, April 2013
  • Sing for a cause – The Green Party – November 24th 2012
  • Sing at a bar – Lava Vodka Lounge – November 10th 2012
  • Play a full set of original songsmany many sets with Tokyo Valentine 2015-2017
  • Play Harvest Jazz & Blues FestivalSeptember 2015 and September 2016
  • Record an album
  • Share my music onlineRainbows 
  • Share music on YouTube – February 2015

 

OCEAN

  • Open Water Scuba Certification – February 17th 2015
  • Advanced Scuba CertificationOctober 21st 2015
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Cave Diving Certification
  • Dive a shipwreck
  • Dive with sharks
  • Dive MUSA Underwater Museum – February 2015
  • Dive in a cenote – Cenote Angelita
  • Surf for a month in Costa RicaJanuary 2018
  • Wakeboard like a boss
  • Kitesurf
  • Snorkelling in the ocean – August 31st, 2013 – Birthday bliss!
  • Get up Stand up on a wakeboard – April 21 2014

 

What’s on your bucket list?

What keeps you curious and hungry for more life?

Share your inspiration and face your fears! If you can dream it up you may as well live it too!