23 Profound Quotes that Will Make You See Everything Differently

Strange New Perspective

I remember when I was a little child and the world seemed so strange and new. I wanted to know what was out there, what weird things could I learn. When someone told me the Earth was just a giant rock floating in the middle of nothingness, I was taken aback – it blew my […]

The Wonderful Reality of Not Having Life All Figured Out

Don't Have Life all Figured Out?

I don’t have life all figured out. That’s not to say I don’t have a good life. I’m a respected writer, my marriage is wonderful, I travel regularly and I have a son on the way. I’m happy with the way things are going. But this hasn’t always been the case. A few years ago, […]

10 Ways to Travel Endlessly Free Ebook Download

10 Ways to Travel Endlessly

One of the most popular posts I’ve ever written is “6 Ways to Travel Endlessly”. As of today, it’s been seen on Stumbleupon over 390,000 times and shared on Facebook and Twitter thousands more. It went so viral that, at one point, it brought in over 16,000 visitors to my site in a single day! […]

8 Habits that Will Help You Live Life Without Regrets

Live Life Without Regrets

“Living a life with no mistakes and without any regrets is extraordinarily hard to accomplish. A lifetime of making choices brings with it the knowledge that at least some actions were ill-considered…To live, it seems is to accumulate at least some regrets.” This excerpt comes from a fascinating study from Cornell University. After sifting through […]

Critics and Haters: How to Deal with People Who Unfairly Judge You

Critics and Haters

The simplest way to be criticized is this: be yourself. As Aristotle once said, “to avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” No matter what path your life takes, you’re bound to come across someone who dislikes your decision and openly expresses how unhappy they feel about it. Just recently, my wife and I […]

42 Extremely Useful Places to Educate Yourself Online for Free

Educate Yourself Online

As a dedicated lifelong learner, Leonardo da Vinci once said that “learning never exhausts the mind.”  That quote makes me wonder what he would have said about the vast amount of learning resources available online. Seriously, there are so many free websites dedicated to self-learning that you could spend your entire life wading through the […]

Kurt Vonnegut’s Powerful Advice For Life: How to Grow Your Soul

Kurt Vonnegut

Back in 2006, a group of students at Xavier High School were given an assignment from their English teacher. They were asked to write to their favorite authors and ask him or her to visit the school. Five of those students chose Kurt Vonnegut. He was the only author to write back. Because he was […]