79 ways to be alive!

 Leah (@leahroehl)9 years, 2 months ago

Inspiring list I think Ya’ll will truly enjoy….from http://www.adventuresauce.com/2012/01/be-alive/

1. Take 5 minutes in the morning to sit, breathe, and do nothing.

2. Run at least one mile a day for over 1000 days straight.

3. Drive the speed limit.

4. Make friends with other alive people.

5. Read David Deida’s book about finding your deepest purpose in life.

6. Go on a 30-day raw diet.

7. Stop watching the news.

8. Quit your job.

9. Talk to people you admire on Twitter.

10. Set TED as your homepage.

11. Stop watching TV and watch videos on Vimeo instead.

12. When you see an advertisement, ask yourself: What psychological buttons is this ad trying to push?

13. Throw away your belongings until you only have 57 things.

14. Run a marathon while training less than 26 miles.

15. Jump off a bridge

16. Ride a mountain bike

17. Go on a dangerous hike

18. Cross the Mexican border on foot and take buses with the people, despite everyone saying you will get your head cut off.

19. Dance badly

20. Hitchhike

21. Make an art project that 100,000 people watch in a week

22. Start your own mastermind group

23. Host a traveler in your home

24. Stay in a local’s home when you travel.

25. Sleep under the stars

26. Talk to a kid that doesn’t speak your language

27. Say I love you to people you barely know

28. Make a time lapse video for 24 hours alone on your birthday

29. Wear only one pair of pants for 3 months.

30. Start your legacy project.

31. Spend your birthday alone and show your Mom & Dad how much you love them

32. Don’t kill mosquitos, brush them away.

33. Work with someone who is dying.

34. Spend the holidays alone.

35. Ride your bike through a foreign country without a map.

36. Quit your location independent business, because it didn’t provide value to the world.

37. Spend a week, alone, not talking, reading, or speaking.

38. Date five girls a week every week for a few months.

39. Quit Facebook for a week

40. Quit Facebook for a month

41. Unfriend a family member that gives you more stress than love.

42. Go skinny dipping in March with strangers

37 Other Ways To Be Alive (Or A Brief Introduction To The World-Changing Work Of 37 Alive People):

43. Give up alcohol for a year

44. Flirt with 100+ women in 2 weeks

45. Build a fail-proof business

46. Write your biography 40 years early

47. Learn Kanji in 2 Months

48. Get up at 4:30 am every morning

49. Bounce back from going bankrupt

50. Start an NGO

51. Experiment everyday

52. Question the gurus

53. Run a marathon with no training

54. Make the best banana beer float in the world

55. Tell the truth

56. Build a 6-figure business in 18 months doing what you love

57. Travel for 5 years

58. Trade your job for guts

59. World-school your kids

60. Become an overnight success in 279 days

61. Make art and money

62. Sleep on a hill

63. Sell all your stuff on Ebay

53. Build a passive income website

54. Be willing to die

55. Attract 1,000 true fans

56. Grab life by the balls and cause a ruckus

57. Walk across the USA

58. Kill the Internet at your home

59. Hitchhike around the world

60. Take the chance of a lifetime

61. Travel full-time

62. Make a time lapse video of your trip around the world

63. Go to Burning Man

64. Make 50 friends in a month

65. Grow your beard for a year as you walk across China

66. Build a 6,000 dollar yurt in the hills of Idaho

67. Be an inspiration to your home health aide, despite having a terminal illness.

68. Adopt a hitchhiker as your nephew

69. Walk around the world

70. Hitchhike through the Axis of Evil

71. Ride a horse from Mongolia to Hungary

72. Climb an 8,000 meter peak in the winter, barely live, and film it

73. Try the Paleo lifestyle

74. Find the beauty in Oregon

75. Watch Tokyo in slow-motion

76. Make the profane greeting cards ever

77. Sit in Union Square, New York City with 2 chairs, 1 table and a sign that says, “Creative Approaches To What You’ve Been Thinking About”

78. Get a little lovin’ as you travel

79. Smash a world record by Dragon Boating across the English Channel

July 6, 2012 at 4:44 pm
Ellie (1,363)M (@tangledupinplaid21) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

WOW WOW WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! fuck yes.

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Stealf (124) (@stealf) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

Fuck driving the speed limit, everything else is good though.

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PRAKASH (236) (@lesterxp) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

@leahroehl, 80. Always inquire who is this that does all that?To whom do these thoughts and actions occur? :)

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lax from botswana (0) (@lorenzo2012) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

jumping of a bridge is crazy!!!!!, i rather be alive than die

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Clare (88) (@mowgli1) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

this is probably a no-brainer…
81. meditate

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PRAKASH (236) (@lesterxp) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

@mowgli1, what is meditation?

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Anonymous (2,833) (@) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

@lorenzo2012, jumped off a bridge 1 week ago. Screamed so loud my throat hurt for a day!

This was great. Some seemed pretty fucking specific, though.

ONWARD! TO GREAT THINGS!

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Alicia Lee (146) (@aliwine) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

I think even without reading this I would have done almost everything on this list before dying- no bridge jumping for me though. I am fair too afraid of heights, instead I will replace with with having slid down a waterfall. Which lead to getting cuts all over my butt.

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Anonymous (2,833) (@) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

@aliwine, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1hRziJOWZ8

Skip to 4:40 – It was exhilirating.

Not to crazy, but done this a few times too:

Sometimes you just gotta jump. :)

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Kevin (188) (@bigred) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

Wow, fucking love the list!

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Kevin (188) (@bigred) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

@aliwine, thats what makes it soo funnn thoughhh!
i hate hights. But loveeee scaring the shit out of myself with ’em! :P

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Alicia Lee (146) (@aliwine) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

@ijesuschrist, I would have done much more than scream my voice hoarse in that situation! All the power to you man!

@bigred, Bum cuts aren’t fun

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Ehh some of these suck…

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Salman (0) (@salman) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

Crazy list but I loved it :-)

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Anonymous (2,654) (@) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

That sucked.

41. Unfriend a family member that gives you more stress than love. Seriously? That’s gonna make you feel alive? Being a fucking pussy? Most of this shit is not even interesting enough. Although a few things made my guts tingle. Just a few.

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yoinkie (1,498)C (@yoinkie) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

Some of these were cool but for the most part, this list sucked really bad. “make 6 figures in a year”, “start your dream business” “buid a fail proof business”, “become an overnight success” yada yada. Really? Like we arent trying to do that, we would rather sit at dead end jobs but now since this list told me to do so, I better get on it.

“Spend your birthday alone” “spend holidays alone”. Why? Those loner ones dont even make any sense.

And also a lot of these could make you end up dead or hurt. Sorry for the honest opinion, but this list was made by a slightly insane person who doesnt have a good understanding of the real world.

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Taylor (1) (@soulsearcher) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

I want to do every one of these things. even growing the damn beard in China.

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Michael (30) (@mikey) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

I love this list! Fucking great job.

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SumtinProphetic (4,925) (@sumtinprophetic) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

Some of these are so bogus… perhaps the title of the list should be “79 ways to do exactly what I did as I became alive”

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Joey (0) (@coldfire) 9 years, 2 months ago ago

I liked the “Kill the internet” One !! Really! it made me less alive since the internet entred my life from everywhere (Home, school, iPhone, 3G iPad .. etc)

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highwaystar (0) (@tanveer) 8 years, 10 months ago ago

funny indeed!!

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