64 Amazing Quotes that Will Inspire You to Take that Risk

Take that Risk

There’s more than one way to take a risk. To some people it means dropping everything to travel around the world. To others it means tackling a big project in the workplace. But If you looked up the word “risk” in the dictionary, it would say something like this: To expose oneself to the chance […]

The Sherlock Holmes Guide to Success

Sherlock Holmes

Since Sherlock Holmes’ first story in 1887, he’s appeared in hundreds of adaptations. We’re all familiar with him to some extent. In fact, when we think of hard-nosed detectives, his name is usually the first we recall. I remember seeing parodies of him in cartoons when I was a little kid. Even though I had […]

10 Hard Things You Need to Do to Live a Full Life


In order to get the most out of life, you have to do hard things. Do things that frighten you or make you uncomfortable. Do things you always wanted to do, but didn’t think possible. Later in life, it’s these decisions that will mean the most to you. We have the power to define our […]

Why I Spent a Small Fortune on a Risk with a 50% Chance of Success

Risk with 50% Chance of Success

In one afternoon, my wife and I spent an exorbitant amount of money on a risk with only a 50% chance of success. The sum total – which my wife and I want to keep private – represented a large portion of our entire combined savings. It’s a huge risk, but, under the circumstances, one […]

17 Ways Travel Makes You a Better Person

Travel Makes You a Better Person

One of the best aspects of travel is in discovery.  Whether you’re immersing yourself in a brand new culture or wandering the streets of a foreign city, you’re finding new things to see and experience. Part of that discovery is in what you learn about yourself.  Like most experiences, travel can change you in ways […]

What to Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

Giving Up

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Elbert Hubbard I’ve accomplished many big goals over the past few years. Live overseas?  Did it. Graduate with a master’s degree?  I crossed that off recently too. When I set my mind to a goal, I put in a lot of time and effort to […]

7 Simple Ways to Live a Positive, More Fulfilling Life

Positive Life

The journey to building a better life seems never-ending.  We’re all busy working hard, earning money, pursuing our goals and trying to build our lives into what we want. Generally speaking, we think the people who are living the good life are those who have it all – money, success, looks, a big car and […]