“The greatest discoveries are those that shed light unto ourselves” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Welcome to Project Light to Life! I’m Christine, a graduate student who hopes to help others achieve their goals, while documenting my journey to try and accomplish some of my own.

Since project is both a noun and verb, I hope to inspire you not only to project the light you can bring (whether through your sense of adventure, desire to help others, etc) onto the world, but also, to consider this project as the next step toward new experiences.

Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, writes, “’Be selfless, if only for selfish reasons’ is one of my favorite paradoxes. Generous acts strengthen our bonds with others, and what’s more, studies show that happiness is often boosted more by providing support to other people than receiving it.”

Building on this idea, along with the concept originally inspired by the four guys behind The Buried Life, I hope to do one kind act for someone else/help someone cross off an item from his or her bucket list each time I cross off several accomplishments on my list.

Urban Dictionary provides some definitions of a bucket list:

“You feel insecure about your life and therefore make a list of things to get busy on.”

“A list of hottie’s, MILF’s, and other strangers that you always had your eye on and you must now go conquer.”

I define bucket list as an adventure or an opportunity to consider what I want from life and what I want to give others in my life at specific moments. After crossing items off my bucket list for the past several years, I decided to share my journey as I continue my search for new experiences.

I also look forward to learning about others’ adventures too! If you want to know more about where I drew inspiration from for this blog, check out the Inspiration Page. Visit the Contact Me Page to keep me updated on your journey or provide suggestions!

1,943 Responses to About

  1. firecook says:

    Thanks for following me Have a nice Evening..

  2. teepee2014 says:

    Thank you for the follow, I really like your blog and look forward to reading it some more!

  3. Lori says:

    Thank you for your great posts, and encouragement. I am a social worker and would like to say hello…Lori

  4. Emma Marie says:

    Thank you for following me. Love the fact your blog is based purely on inspiration :) keep up the good work x

  5. Hey! You like my blog. That’s really cool. Thanks and keep on rocking.

  6. Thanks for the follow :-)

  7. Myriam says:

    Hi :)

    First of : Love your blog <3

    I am thinking of moving from wordpress.com to a self-hosted wordpress but sadly I will lose the WordPress Reader and my followers :/
    So if you still like my stories ( I hope you do :)), could you please sign-up via mail?
    My new sign-up link : http://eepurl.com/WPz5H

    Thank you so very much and I hope to hear from you soon

    Myriam @OffToWanderland

  8. Herman says:

    Hi Christine! Thank you for visiting and following HoB. Much appreciated!

  9. E says:

    Hi! I’m nominated you for the Very Inspiring blogger award. :D

  10. catsntea says:

    Hello! Thanks for the follow. I love your blog, what a great idea. I think one of your notes would definitely brighten my day :)

  11. Pauline Hovey says:

    Thanks for following my blog, Christine. Just from the little I’ve read about you here, you seem like a wise young woman.

  12. dbzweier says:

    Thanks for the follow Christine!

  13. BamaBettie says:

    Thank you for following the PPP. And thank you for the work you do here on your blog and in life. I think I’m really going to enjoy following your adventures. Plus I think I need to set up a bucket list of my own. :)

  14. Erin Vest says:

    Thanks for following my blog recently. I am inspired by yours, keep up the nice work. Best wishes to you. :)

  15. braveheart91 says:

    Your blog has inspired me so I have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. For rules and details, read this post: http://thoughtsofachristiangirlblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/25/inspiring-blogger-award/

  16. Thanks for following me.

  17. evelynralph says:

    Thanks for following me. Do hope you enjoy what I write,

  18. blackturnip says:

    I received a great notification the other day. You followed my blog. Thank your for following me! I hope I’ll be able to contribute to your blog. I’ll keep in touch.

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