Breathing List

The breathing list™ is NOT a bucket list. It is not things to do before I die, but rather things to achieve while I am breathing – the difference is semantic but vast.

Version 1.1 (2017-05-06)


  • Change one person’s life for the better. (repeat)
  • Get one person permanently of the street.
  • Be a successful father-like figure.
  • Make someone special feel stupid happy. (repeat)


  • Run a 5k.
  • Run a 10k.
  • Run a 20k.
  • Run a Half Marathon.
  • Run a Marathon.
  • Run an UltraMarathon.
  • Run A Triathlon.
    • Fake Triathlon
    • Sprint Distance
    • Olympic Distance
    • Half Ironman
    • Ironman
  • Get a six pack and do a photo shoot to celebrate.
  • 100 consecutive pushups.
  • 200 consecutive squats
  • 50 Consecutive Pullups


  • Visit Every Continent (North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Antarctica (and do something ridiculous here).
  • Travel For 1 Year Straight.
  • See the Northern Lights.
  • Japan in Cherry Blossom Season.
  • Obtain dual citizenship with another country.
  • Own a residence in 7 different countries.
  • Live on the beach in some tropical country for 3 months.
  • Do A Cross Country Road Trip.
  • Do A Round-The-World Trip.
  • Go to the airport and buy a ticket without knowing where I’m going.
  • Visit 10 Countries | 20 Countries | 50 Countries | 100 Countries | 150 Countries | All The Countries


  • Go without internet for a month.
  • Go without a car for a month.
  • Count & document all my crap.
  • Own less than 300 things.

Adrenaline Rushes

  • Go Skydiving.
  • Go Bungee Jumping.
  • Go Paragliding
  • Go Parasailing.
  • Learn to Kitesurf.
  • Learn To Freedive.
  • Go Indoor Skydiving.
  • Walk With Wolves.
  • Cuddle a Lion.

Renaissance Man

  • Learn To Play a musical instrument.
  • Dance.
  • Get To Space.
  • Get a Black Belt in a Martial Art.
    • Take Part in Martial Arts Competitions
    • Win a Martial Arts Competition.
  • Get a Gun License
    • Take Part In a Shooting Competition.
    • Win a Shooting Competition.

Become Fluent In 4 Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian


  • Speak at WordCamp.
  • Make a full-time living online.
  • Speak around the world (USA | Europe | Asia | Africa | Australia).
  • Create something that changes lives.
  • Write an e-book.
  • Publish a real physical book.

Carpe Diem.

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