Make a bucket list?

Is it good for people to put together a bucket list?

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Why bucket lists are bad and why you should shun them

Let's say I asked you to put together a bucket list - a list of things that you want to do before you die.

Before reading on just take a minute to think about what those things would be.

Done it? Okay I will continue. . .

Without even knowing you I bet it included something of the following:

  • Going to see some major world landmark

  • Do some sort of travelling to a location that isn't a mainstream travel locations, but gives you the feeling you are doing something cultured and deep.

  • Take part in some ridiculously popular endurance event

  • Do some sort of crazy extreme activity

  • Have something uniquely comical but unlikely activity for you to ever actually do.

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Make a Bucket List -- Then Share It With Your Doc

By Robert Preidt

HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Do you have things you want to do before your time's up?

If so, consider sharing that so-called "bucket list" with your doctors.

Those discussions could help your doctors provide health care that fits your life plans, researchers say. And for people with a chronic or even terminal illness, it could also help with advance planning.

A survey of more than 3,000 people across the United States found that 91 percent had made a bucket list.

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Why you should talk to your doctor about your bucket list

Whether it's making your way to Paris, running a marathon, or being able to see your grandchild get married, new research suggests there's good reason to tell your doctor what's on your bucket list.

Researchers from Stanford say sharing these life goals with your physician can lead to a medical plan that better aligns with your priorities, and it may even help encourage healthier behavior.

For the study, published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine, they surveyed more than 3,000 people across the United States and found that 91 percent had a personal bucket list -- a list of things you'd like to do before you die.

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