Episode 17: Bucket Lists

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Are bucket lists only for those facing an end-of-life diagnosis?

We explore the concept of bucket – or life – lists with Bridget O’Brien Swartz and talk about some important items on her list, her dual citizenship, and of course, travel, food, and books!

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Camino de Santiago

Meet the Funeral Director Who Quit Her Job to Travel the World from The Journal by Intrepid Travel

…and Leslie Price’s blog following all of her bucket list travels is My Adventure Bucket.

Bucket list resources:


Day Zero Project (101 things to do in 1,001 days and now other goals and challenges)

Bucket list articles:

Psychotherapist Calls Bucket Lists a ‘Red Herring’ from Business Insider

Bucket Lists and Positive Psychology from Psychology Today

7 Reasons Not To Make a Bucket List from Huffington Post

Are Bucket Lists Good For Your Health? from Newsweek

Books we talked about:

The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) by Nora McInerny Purmort

Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life and Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle

Do you have a bucket/life list? What’s on yours and what have you already accomplished? Share it in the comments or email us at bolddepartures@gmail.com.

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