Reverse Bucket List: what I’ve already accomplished

I love making lists. To-do lists, travel bucket lists, weekly and monthly goals lists…the list goes on and on (pun somewhat intended). I’ve noticed a new type of bucket list going around the blogging world: a reverse bucket list. Of course there are many things I want to do in life, but there is also a list of amazing things I’ve already done. These are things we should celebrate and be thankful for, which is why I decided to write my reverse bucket list.

  • (2011) Traveled to Italy, France, Spain and Monaco in high school. I got to travel to eight cities, try new food and explore beautiful sights.

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  • (2011) Learned a third language—Italian.
  • (2012-2015) Met incredible friends in college that I hope will be my bridesmaids one day.
  • (2013) I created this blog, Blissfully Brunette.
  • (2013) Met my boyfriend, aka the man of my dreams.

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  • (2014) Studied abroad in Italy during college. Traveled to several cities, lived the (almost) Italian lifestyle and discovered my faith.

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  • (2014) Began grad school my third year of college. (I will complete my Master’s before my 22nd birthday.)
  • (2014-2015) Had two amazing internship opportunities with fashion websites: CollegeFashionista and Her Campus.
  • (2015) Graduated in three years with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in Spanish. (Thank you mom and dad!)

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What are your favorite achievements and memories on your reverse bucket list? Make sure to share your top moments in the comments below!
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  • Oh… I love this Kiara! What a wonderful idea. In college I made a list of lifetime goals surprisingly I’ve done many of those things, traveling, graduating college, impacting others for Christ, teaching, administration, getting married… Although we have struggled with infertility and I still have things on my bucket list accomplish, what a wonderful reminder to look at the things we’ve already been blessed to be a part of. You’ve inspired me today! Thank you.

    • kiaracatanzaro@gmail.com

      I am so grateful for your kind words on this post! I’m so happy it could inspire you. Sometimes, I think we tend to focus a lot on the future, without realizing what we have already accomplished. We need to be a little more kind to ourselves. Yes, it’s okay to have goals and plans, but it’s okay to remember and reflect on all that you have done in a period of time (or lifetime). Thanks so much again for sharing some of your favorite reverse bucket list moments.

  • LOVE this! Such a positive idea and it makes you think about everything you’ve accomplished and done so far. Yes girl!

    • kiaracatanzaro@gmail.com

      Thanks so much for your comment! I’m all about sharing and spreading positive vibes for other bloggers. Enjoy!