Summer Bucket List Ideas You Can ACTUALLY Do!

Can I tell you how happy I am that you’re here? 😍 Welcome back to The Jolly Space!

I’m Maggie, a member of the TJS team! I blog at Maggie’s Doodles and other collab blogs, as well! I specialize in happy, positive, and cute content, which I enjoy so much πŸ’•

I’ve been thinking about setting summer goals recently, so I’m gonna chat about that today!

😎 Summer Goals 🌴

Don’t summer goals sound EXCITING?

It’s such an epic time of year!

However, it can quickly become disappointing when you set huge goals, or too many goals, or overplan and don’t end up having enough fun or leisure time.

So, how can you avoid that? How can you promote awesome goals you not only want to reach, but can reach?

I’m gonna share some of my ideas with you today!

Let’s set intentions instead of big goals this summer. By setting out to do less of what you don’t want to do, and more of what you do, you’ll create new habits + discover what you want to do along the way!

Here are some examples:

Instead of reading 25 books, try checking out more books from the library!
Instead of doing a [travel destination] vlog/post, try documenting your summer travels!
Instead of eating no sugar, try making new healthy recipes!
Instead of blogging every day, try having weekly blog planning sessions!
Instead of writing a book, try writing one page of your WIP every day!

While there’s certainly nothing wrong with the bigger goals I just outlined, cramming them into one season (or a whole year) can be uncomfortable. When we don’t reach those goals, we spiral back to the things we don’t want to be doing.

So by setting intentions instead, we’re much more likely to naturally achieve those goals simply by intentionally moving toward them!

Here are some ideas for fun activities, new habits, and challenges you can incorporate into your summer holidays 🌟

Summer Bucket List Ideas

  1. Try new seasonal items from your favorite restaurants
  2. Read some books on your TBR
  3. Enjoy being outside
  4. Buy some cute summer-y stickers to decorate with
  5. Check out summer blog post ideas
  6. Try out new self-care ideas
  7. Work on your bedtime or morning routines
  8. Find new summer music to jam out to
  9. Make some awesome summer crafts
  10. Try new recipes
  11. Stay in touch with your friends
  12. Work on balancing work and play
  13. Decorate your room (and life) for the summer
  14. Buy some cute jewelry
  15. Write some summer short stories

I hope this post inspired you today! Let me know in the comments:)

What are your fun summer plans?
Do you have any summer bucket list ideas?

9 thoughts on “Summer Bucket List Ideas You Can ACTUALLY Do!

  1. I like what you said about setting intentions instead of big goals! Those ideas are super fun! I am planning to go out more and hang out with my friends this summer πŸ˜€

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  2. wow-
    i see my hello jollies intro there-
    its fine you used it. though i had no idea that other people could use it.
    btw, aren’t maggie’s posts VERY aesthetically pleasing?!
    they are the best. always not too short and not too long with amazing tips!

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    1. oh- i thought we could all use it πŸ˜‚ i’m part of other collab blogs where we share graphics! sorry. i can give you credit
      thank you haha! πŸ˜‚πŸ’•

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