8/02/2010

50+ Things to Daydream About at the Beach

Laying out on the beach lends itself to quality daydreaming - the sun forces your eyes to close, the heat compells your mind to wander.  Following is a list of ideas meant to inspire your imagination and coax your mind into wandering ...
  1. If you could live in any state in the U.S., which state would you choose, and why?
  2. If you could live in any country in the world, what country would you choose, and why?
  3. If you had unlimited resources, what kind of house would you live in?  What rooms would it have? What amenities? 
  4. If you had the opportunity to visit the moon, would you go? Why or why not?
  5. Create a mental list of the 10 places in the world that you would most like to visit.
  6. Create a bucket list - the things that you would like to accomplish before you die
  7. If you could be the world's expert in any topic, what topic would you like to be an expert in? Why?
  8. What did you want to be when you grew up? Have you changed your mind since then?
  9. If you had unlimited resources (intelligence, training, physical attributes, etc.), what career would you choosenow,  and why?
  10. If money, time, etc. were no object, what 3 hobbies would you most like to cultivate?
  11. If you were to hold any record in the Guiness Book of World Records, what record would you hold?
  12. Imagine that your bio were to appear in "Who's Who in the World." How would your real bio read? How would your "fantasy" bio read?
  13. What are three things about you that most people don't know?
  14. What's the best piece of advice anyone ever gave you?
  15. If you could take the place of any character in a book or movie, what character would it be, and why?
  16. If you were a movie director and could turn any book into a movie, what book would you choose to direct?
  17. Think of a favorite movie and change the ending. Is your version better or worse than the original?
  18. If you were an author, what type of books would you write? What would be the plot of your first novel?
  19. If you had a love potion, whose drink would you pour it into?
  20. What is your idea of a perfect date? Where would you go? What would you do? What would happen?
  21. If you could give yourself permission to sleep with any five celebrtities, which five celebrities would you choose?
  22. If you could redo any single decision that you've made in your life, what decision would you change? How would your life be different as a result?
  23. How will you be remembered when you pass? Is this how you want to be remembered? If not, what kind of things could you do to change the way you will be remembered?
  24. If you could be president for one month, what would be your top 5 priorities for the country?
  25. If you could live the life of any artist, politician or celebrity for a day, who's life would you choose to live? What would you do that day?
  26. If anyone in the world alive today could be your penpal, who would you choose?
  27. If you could be a teacher (elementary, secondary, graduate, post-graduate), what topic would you choose to teach, and why?
  28. If you could be a contestant on any reality show (cooking, singing, dancing, designing, social, etc.), what reality show would it be and why?
  29. If you could be a world famous athlete in one sport, what sport would you choose? Imagine your dream career, from beginning to conclusion.
  30. If you could go back in time and spend a day with any character from history, who would you choose, and why?
  31. If you could go back in time and live your live in any historic era, which era would you choose and why?
  32. What are some ways in which the world will be different 50 years from now?  (Think science/technology, economy, politics, culture, music/arts)
  33. If you were given 3 wishes (and none of them could be to wish for more wishes, or for money/wealth), what would you wish for?
  34. If you have ten million dollars but you could ONLY spend it on charities, what charities would you support, and why?
  35. What are your 10 favorite movies? Why? (you can also do this with TV shows, books, restaurants, foods, songs, etc.)
  36. If you could keep any breed of dog as a pet, what breed would you choose? (Repeat for type of car)
  37. What's your favorite holiday and why?
  38. If you could afford season tickets to any ONE sports team, what team would you choose?
  39. If you could attend any ONE music concert, which artist would you choose?Invent a recipe utilizing your favorite ingredients
  40. If you could watch a marathon of any movie actor's movies, what movie actor would you choose? What movies would you include in your marathon?
  41. Who was your favorite teacher? Why?
  42. If the world was going to end and you had to plan your last meal, what would you eat?
  43. If you could invent a new flavor of ice cream, what would it be?
  44. If you could create and market an invention, what would it be?
  45. If you could invent an app for the iphone or computer, what app would you invent?
  46. What type of weather is your favorite? Why?
  47. If you were accidentally locked in a store all night, what kind of store would you like to be trapped in?
  48. If a disaster were about to overtake your house, and you could only save 10 things (omitting family members and pets), what 10 things would you save?
  49. If you were a muppet character, which muppet would you be?
  50. If you could be a superhero, what superpower(s) would you want to possess?
All this daydreaming about daydreaming is making me long for the beach ...!

No comments:

Post a Comment