Each year, on the day that I came “into the world,” I like to think about how I’m giving to others. I like to use my birthday as a way to reflect on how I’m using the life that’s been given me. To me, it’s a reminder that each day should be a celebration.

Last year, I did a round up of the best posts on Illuminated Mind. This year I wanted to up the ante.

For the next 24 hours (since I’m turning 24 today), you can get my ebook half off. That’s 50% off the listing price. I’ll also donate 50% of whatever sales I make in those next 24 hours to Kiva.

Reclaim Your Dreams usually sells for $25. Today you get it for $12.50. Pretty rad, right?

Enter the code “halfoff” at checkout and you’ll get your discount.

I hope you enjoy this (small) gift. Thanks for giving me another awesome year with this blog. Thank you for kicking so much ass and giving me the opportunity to be a part of such an amazing community. You are the reason I do this stuff.

PS: If you haven’t seen me around lately it’s because I’ve been holed up in a cave working on a massive project. Paid to Exist: The Unschool will be launching on October 5th. This course will be 100% focused on guiding you step-by-step to making an income online doing what you love. To say I’m excited about this course would be a huge understatement.

If you want to be updated when enrollment opens, make sure you get on this list — you’ll also get the Passion + Profits Test as a free gift. Sign up here to make sure you’re notified when we launch.

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Rebecca September 24, 2009 at 10:27 am

Happy birthday, you have $12.50 more to your name now. Now that I’m on the cusp of quitting my day job (because I just don’t have time for a 9-5 AND the freelance work I love), I can honestly say that your blog has kinda sorta changed my life. Cheers.


Jai Kai - SharingSuccess.tv September 24, 2009 at 12:36 pm

Happy Birthday Jonathan…
and thanks for the offer. I just purchased your ebook and downloaded it.
Can’t wait to read it and am looking forward to your new and upcoming creations. Thanks for making a difference in other peoples lives.


Gordie Rogers September 24, 2009 at 4:25 pm

Happy Birthday for yesterday. It’s my birthday today Sept. 25th. Lol!

It’s a great idea to offer something at a discount on your birthday. I will do that when I have developed a product to sell on my blog.

Nice blog by the way.


Jared September 24, 2009 at 7:31 pm

Happy birthday my friend. Look at everything that happened this year. Can you imagine what another year will bring? Another 10? Another 20?

The possibilities are TRULY endless! :)


Kim Wood September 24, 2009 at 7:45 pm

Happy birthday Jonathan!
Enjoy your day – celebrate well.
Paid to Exist sounds like an amazing project – look forward to hearing more.


Andrew September 24, 2009 at 10:35 pm

Happy Birthday Jonathan! 24 years young eh?


Connie K. September 25, 2009 at 10:19 am

Happy Birthday and may this year be wondrous for you and yours.


Steve September 25, 2009 at 11:53 am

Funny how life works. I turned 49 yesterday and spent part of my birthday working on an elderly ladies home. A couple of other good deeds added to that made it a great day.


Diggy - Upgradereality.com September 26, 2009 at 11:04 am

Happy Birthday Jonothan :)
Great gesture you’re making to everyone for your ebook, I’m sure your readers will love it!

Have a fabulous day!


Steve Errey - The Confidence Guy September 28, 2009 at 11:38 am

Belated Happy Birthday fella! 24 huh? You’re catching me up :P

Any cake left?


Clayton September 30, 2009 at 9:24 am

Hey, Jonathan!

Kinda late, but I wanted to wish you a happy birthday. I picked up a copy of your e-book during your B-day. This is good stuff man.

All the Best,


Adam October 16, 2009 at 8:51 pm

Hey my birthday is the same as yours man.


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