Life List

I am constantly growing, so is my life list. I take this list seriously because I choose to live without regrets. I also don’t take it too seriously because the sheer joy of life is not dependent on crossing items off a list   🙂

  1. Live sustainably as a nomad (achieved as of mid 2018)
  2. Financially abundant, able to offer Dāna at ease
  3. Serve in:
  4. Do a ten-day silent Vipassana meditation course (2017.6 in Malaysia)
  5. Practice NVC
  6. Learn:
    • Konnakol
    • To sail a sailboat (spent some time on a sailboat in Aug 2018, one step further)
    • Learn to juggle (fluent in basic tricks as of early 2018)
    • To draw and paint
    • To pilot an aircraft
  7. Teach a subject
  8. Paint a mural
  9. Skydive (2015.6)
  10. Travel:
    • in Tibet
    • on the ancient Silk Road
    • across China
    • in a mobile tiny house
  11. Live (>=3 months)
    • by a sea
    • in a mountain
    • in Brazil
    • in an eco-village / intentional community
  12. Camp in a desert
  13. Do a bike tour (2016.3.7-2.16.5.19, California)
  14. Bike:
    • around Taiwan
    • around Europe
    • from San Francisco to Alaska
  15. Walk Camino de Santiago
  16. Hitchhike across a country
  17. Publish:
    • a song
    • a poetry book
  18. Perform in the street
  19. Perform spoken words (a few times in Chiang Mai in 2017)
  20. Hug a penguin
  21. Read Rumi’s poems in Persian
  22. Drive a race car
  23. See the glow worms in ice caves
  24. See Northern Lights
  25. Speak >= 10 languages
    1. 中文 Mandarin Chinese (Fluent)
    2. English (Fluent)
    3. Português Portuguese (Brazil) (Conversational, waiting for a boost in Brazil)
    4. Español Spanish (Basic, waiting for a boost in Latin America)
    5. Thai
    6. Dutch or German
    7. हिन्दी Hindi
    8.  عَرَبِيّ Arabic
    9. 白话 Cantonese
    10. संस्कृत Sanskrit (be able to read)
    11. Farsi (For Sufi poetry)
    12. More?
  26. Live on all seven continents (for more than 6 months)
    1. Asia (China until 2010 & spent 2018 in Thailand)
    2. North America (2011-2016)
    3. South America
    4. Europe
    5. Africa
    6. Australia
  27. let life surprise me!