Your Beautiful Life Will Expand When You Eliminate the Excess

Eliminate the Excess

For many people, a good life is about more. More stuff. More things to do. More friends. More of everything. For me, a good life is about less. I moved from a big house into a small apartment. In the process, I donated or threw away many of the things I owned. I even donated […]

7 Life Lessons from the Man Who Saved Over One Billion Lives

Norman Borlaug - The Man Who Saved One Billion Lives

Chances are that you’re not familiar with Norman Borlaug. He doesn’t have the household name of a famous movie star or pop singer, but, by the time he died in 2009, he was credited with saving the lives of over one billion people. It all started so simply. In 1944 he moved to Mexico to […]

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 […]