Bucket List Conversation Questions

Warm-up Question:
How long would you like to live? Explain why you chose that age.

Discussion Questions:

  1. Have you had a lot of experiences in your life? Or do you feel like there are many more things that you want and need to do before you die?
  2. A bucket list is a list of experiences a person would like to have before they die. Have you ever thought about this topic? Have you made a list on paper or in your mind?
  3. Which country, city, or town have you always wanted to travel to? Why do you want to visit that place?
  4. Are there any iconic locations, such as the Taj Mahal or the Statue of Liberty, that you would love to see before you die?
The Taj Mahal with blue sky in the background.
  1. Is there a food that you have always wanted to try? What is it? Will you get the chance to eat it?
  2. A bucket list item for some people is to have a great romance. Have you had enough romance in your life?
  3. Is there a fear that you want to overcome before you die? What would you like to do that usually you are too afraid to do?
  4. We see a lot of the world in movies and on television. Is there something that you would like to see with your own eyes?
  5. Some people dream of flying a plane or playing a musical instrument. Is there something that you would like to learn to do before you die? What is it?
  6. Is there something that you would like to say to someone before you die? To whom? And what would you say?
  7. Can we ever have enough fun? Is there something fun that you haven’t been able to do yet?
  8. What do you hope to achieve in business or in your work? Are your goals realistic?
  9. Is there anything related to sports on your bucket list? Would you like to run a marathon? Slam dunk a basketball?
  10. Do you have any goals that are related to health or diet? Are you working towards those goals now?
  11. Is there a person that you would like to reconnect with from your past? Who is that person, and why are they meaningful to you?
  12. Is there something that you would like to do for other people before your time is up? How would you serve others?
  13. Is there a book, movie, or artwork that you have always wanted to read or see?
  14. If you could know the exact cause and time of your death, would you want to know?
  15. Have you seen the film, The Bucket List (2007)? If so, how was it? Would you recommend watching it?
  16. Apart from what you have already talked about today, what’s one experience or accomplishment that is on your bucket list?

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