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March 13th, 2012 . By Audacious Goals of a Former Couch Potato

Audacious Goals of a Former Couch Potato

Nothing will make your whole life stand up and take notice more than when you do something you thought you couldn’t do.

Confessions of a Former Couch Potato February 17th, 2012 . 2 comments

Confessions of a Former Couch Potato

Making Your Mark on the World February 15th, 2012 . no comment

Making Your Mark on the World

Mistaking Obnoxious for Interesting April 17th, 2011 . no comment

Mistaking Obnoxious for Interesting

Electronic Distractions & Priorities April 12th, 2011 . no comment

Electronic Distractions & Priorities

Resources for Memorable Travels April 3rd, 2011 . no comment

Resources for Memorable Travels

Doing Good: Out-giving vs. Out-getting April 2nd, 2011 . no comment

Doing Good: Out-giving vs. Out-getting

Who’s Your Cheerleader? March 31st, 2011 . no comment

Who’s Your Cheerleader?

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Take Yourself to Dinner (In Another Country) March 14th, 2011 . By

Take Yourself to Dinner (In Another Country)

Most people don’t voluntarily go out to dinner by themselves nor see a movie in a theatre, go to a concert, travel locally or overseas. Why would you ever do anything that is normally a social activity – all by yourself? What would be the point?

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If only we all got over this.

A 4th grade girl talks herself into something she’s never done before, and reacts after she did it.

Do something you’ve never done before as often as possible.

We have this bucket list, we have these things we want to do in life, and I thought about all the people I wanted to reach out to that I didn’t, all the fences I wanted to mend, all the experiences I wanted to have and I never did.”

This is fantastic advice. And she loves data and studies to back it up.

“Never let your fear overcome your desire. Let the obstacles in your path be external, not internal. Fortune does favor the bold and you’ll never know what you’re capable of if you don’t try.”

Vivian Maier’s negatives (hundreds of thousands of them) were discovered in boxes after her death. And they are beautiful.

The Fire Starter Sessions April 20th, 2012

The Fire Starter Sessions

Starting the fire of inspiration, motivation and determination to create a thriving life.

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An Extensive Library March 27th, 2012

An Extensive Library

What books are worth having, keeping, collecting? Richard Macksey has amassed an unusually large collection and it expresses and defines who he is, to his core.

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Making Literacy Happen July 30th, 2011

Making Literacy Happen

Want to put books into the hands of people who haven’t had access to books or need to learn to read? Can you imagine never having read a book?

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Organizing Books, Books & More Books February 27th, 2011

Organizing Books, Books & More Books

An engaging stop motion animation of books being organized, playfully. I love how books look when organized by color.

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Brainstorm Reading List January 29th, 2011

Brainstorm Reading List

Exercises, constraints, prompts, and ways of constructing and deconstructing thoughts to get to better ideas.

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Inspiring Reading v1 September 9th, 2010

Inspiring Reading v1

A few books that changed the way I saw life and lived it. What inspires you?

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