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Who’s in charge of your brain?

Todd Henry has an great idea in his book called The Accidental Creative. In Chapter 7, “Stiumuli: What Goes In Must Come Out,” he discusses how we’re bombarded everyday with all kinds of stimuli from ads, music, conversations, television, and the Internet. Well, what wrong with that?   The problem The problem with all that […]

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Want a meaningful life?

Everyone wants a meaningful life. So how do we do that? It’s simple. All we have to do is spend our days doing what we find meaningful. Day after day of meaningful activity adds up over the months, years, and eventually into a meaningful life. If that sounds too simple, keep a couple of things […]

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Travel is easy

  Today I’m riding a bus from Latvia to Estonia. When I crossed the border, T-Mobile sent me a text. The message said that in Estonia I will have free texts, free data roaming and phone calls are only $.20 a minute. First of all, I’m always amazed about simple things. My phone knows I just […]

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“life-changing magic?”

How many socks do you have? Why do people think so much about their possessions? Minimalists are as bad the designer shoes-shirts-jeans crowd. They both obsess. The designers want a lot of impressive stuff and the minimalists want a little as possible. “Look at me, I only have one spoon!” Good grief. Minimalists know the […]

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Go ahead and go

    Don’t have enough time to travel? Go ahead and go anyway. A short trip is better than none at all. The same advice applies to lots of other parts of life. Whenever you find yourself thinking you don’t have enough money, time, experience, connections or whatever? Go ahead and do what you can […]

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