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  • watch the sun rise every morning from my window/balcony
  • drive out to remote places on clear nights to stargaze
  • buy a good long-range camera & get into astrophotography
  • photograph the scenery around me & start a photoblog
  • experiment with fancy dishes & new styles of cooking
  • have a beautiful flower & herb garden that i nurture every day
  • take early morning walks in the park
  • paint constantly, especially outdoors
  • start every day with yoga & a good brisk workout
  • take a long, immersive bubble bath once a week to unwind
  • fall madly, passionately, fearlessly in love with the man i marry
  • make my husband the happiest man on earth
  • read dua e kumail with my spouse & kids and have a small majlis every thursday night
  • travel at least once a year
  • set aside time every day to meditate & read du'as
  • take classes in every subject i find interesting, no matter how random, & spend two hours studying for every hour of class
  • buy my dream car & go on long, aimless roadtrips with my love
  • become proficient at metalsmithing
  • learn bjj, muay thai & other martial arts
  • take long walks on the beach at night
  • volunteer at food pantries & homeless shelters
  • provide food and/or shelter to needy animals
  • light incense & candles every day; make everything around me smell like jasmines, vanilla, and hazelnut
  • fill vases with fresh flowers
  • roam the streets of downtown in whatever city i live; visit all the best bookstores, bakeries, and coffee shops
  • contribute time & money to local nonprofits & activists
  • engage in dedicated community building
  • write for at least a an hour every day
  • write letters to friends, loved ones, penpals
  • actually call people up & ask how they're doing
  • donate at least $50/month to kiva, islamic relief, & other charities
  • work random jobs in my spare time to pick up new skills
  • learn to sew & start making my own dresses
  • improve my arabic & practice new languages
  • become adept at mundane adult tasks; fixing my car, taxes, etc.
  • eat raw, organic, & clean as often as possible
  • keep a diary & write absolutely everything i think/feel, no filters
  • pick a few thought-provoking magazines to subscribe to; discover, smithsonian, nat geo, science daily, psych today, etc.

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nov 23 2011 ∞
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