37 Things You Should Do Before You Die
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Published: Jan 28, 2015

The greatest folly of man is perhaps the fact that in his race to pile up material possessions he often overlooks the things that really matter. Self-discovery is the most elusive goal for a human being. Sometimes you spend years doing one thing and end up losing your own identity. Here is a list of things you can do to get started on that journey of self-discovery. After all, what is the point of living if you don’t feel alive!

1. Visit places you won’t find on the Internet.

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2. Volunteer at a children’s hospital.

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3. Do an open mic at a stand-up comedy club.

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4. Overcome the fear of rejection and ask a complete stranger out to dinner.

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5. Learn to play the guitar.

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6. Experience the joy of playing a completely new sport.

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7. Go on a spontaneous holiday with the first five people you can think of.

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8. Go back to your school and meet your teachers.


9. Call up the people you’ve fought with and sort out your differences.

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10. Run a marathon. And finish it.

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11. Learn a new language.


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12. Adopt a pet.

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13. Do some gardening.

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14. Move to a different city and start all over again.

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15. Visit religious institutions outside of your own.

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16. Make a difference. Sponsor a child’s education.

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17. Meet all your Facebook friends in person.

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18. Try every cuisine in the world.

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19. Learn to cook one dish & do it well.

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20. And do something that this guy does (Andrew Zimmern)

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21. Sing a solo at a karaoke event.

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22. Go snorkelling in Sri Lanka.

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23. Learn how to ride a horse.

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24. Start your own business.

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25. Get inked.

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26. Sleep beneath a starry sky.

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27. Go to a country less developed than yours.

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28. Go to a country more developed than yours.

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29. Start writing a book.

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30. Take a gap year.

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31. Try sushi.

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32. Learn to eat with chopsticks.

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33. Know the lyrics to your favourite song.

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34. Tell your parents how much you love them.

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35. Trek through the picturesque Leh-Ladakh.

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36. Switch off your phone for a month.

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37. And lastly, go backpacking through Pakistan; discover how utterly beautiful your country is.

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Life is short. Make the most of it.

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