December 2009

Out of ControlIf there’s one thing that I’ve learned, it’s that balance is overrated.

Sometimes your life will be highly out of balance, and that’s perfectly fine. Sometimes you will be particularly enamored (or obsessed) with one thing, and the rest of your life is thrown off its axis.

When you become hyper-focused, for a few months your career may be your primary focus (which can be the case if you’re working toward quitting your job and doing something you love for a living).

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10 days until 2010. That’s 10 days to start thinking about how to make the next year completely kick ass.

As I’ve been meditating on my intentions for rocking the new year, I’ve been thinking about how I can help you make next year the year that your dreams are realized.

Thus, the killer worksheets were born.

What are they?

28 pages of…

  • Self-inquiry
  • Inspiration
  • Tough questions
  • Thought provocation
  • Dream coercion
  • Practical exercises

These are the “make this shit happen” extension to my ebook Reclaim Your Dreams.

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reflectionEach year I like to take time to reflect on the year about to past. This year is the first time I have formalized the process.

I was inspired by my friends Jared Kessler and Chris Guillbeau to bring some more structure to this exercise. In previous years I’ve gone about this in a kind of messy way. I’ll review and take time to think about it whenever the thought occurs to me.

This year, I decided to do things differently.

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Traceur“You can find the way by yourself naturally… to not do this to impress people, just follow your instincts.” —Sebastien Foucan

Guest Post by Oleg Mokhov

Can you drastically improve your life through physical activity? Yes. Absolutely. And not just your health: you can find clarity and direction, increase passion and happiness, or improve any other aspect of your life through a physical activity. I did it with freerunning.

What’s freerunning? The short categorical answer: an urban running pseudo-sport. The real answer: it’s about finding your own way.

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