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How I Hacked My Way to A Job at ESPN

That’s me, sitting behind the iconic SportsCenter desk in the ESPN studios. Three cameras, two sound-men, and a teleprompter operator are all staring at me. Then I hear a director in my ear...

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Educate Yourself Without School

School isn’t for everyone. There are just too many required classes that you must take in order to get to the stuff you actually want to learn. Plus the whole homework and testing system…...

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Imagine a World

Need some motivation or a quick change in thinking? Check out this new graphical motivator :) Imagine a world where... well I'm not going to tell you about the world in this excerpt! You have to click through to see the whole picture. By the way, have a freaking fantastic day!

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Finding Your Bliss: A Quick Strategy

A major source of discontent in many people’s lives not knowing what they truly want. Yes, that mansion, beautiful spouse and two kids sound great, but that’s not what I’m talking...

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A Reason For Today

A man named Roy was sitting on a park bench one warm and sunny day, staring off into the abyss of reality. His face lacked emotion and his eyes kept wandering; they did not wander because nothing was...

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Why Avoiding The News Makes You Smarter

Some time ago I stopped reading and watching the news. No newspapers, no news programs and no internet snippets of world drama. I stopped because I didn’t feel it had any positive effect on my...

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13 Life Lessons from a Tree of Life

Learn what a giant tree of life can teach us about living our own with mindfulness and wisdom.

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5 Lessons We Can Learn From Children

Children possess brilliance in their simplicity. They may not know much about the world, but in some ways this is their biggest strength. Growing up greatly expands our views of the world, but there...

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7 Words For Starting Your Day Off Right

A few months ago, a friend shared their favorite mantra on Facebook and I immediately took it on as my own. The phrase was 'I am letting go of all resistance' (FYI those aren't the 7 words). Resistance being any fear-based emotion, eg. worry, jealousy, hate and fear itself. This worked extremely well for me for a while. Anytime one of those feelings came up, I would step aside for a minute or two, repeat the calming words and visualize a dark slime of negativity seeping out of my body until I was back into a present, conscious and smiley state.Then I discovered 7 other words that are doubly as awesome...

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11 Takeaways From 8 Months of Unemployed Nomadism

The most significant lessons and ideas I (re-)discovered while bumming around the Earth for 8 months.

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Why You Meditate For Others

At first, every one of us became interested in meditation for purely egoistic reasons. 'I want to calm my mind' or 'I'd like to decrease my stress levels' or maybe even 'Whoa! I can become enlightened?' These reasons are not bad in itself, they have undoubtedly inspired many to begin the journey of walking this contemplative path. But after learning about all these personal benefits of meditation, you are limiting yourself if you don't think of the other important aspect of life. The life of others...

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The Complete Guide to Not Giving a FU@!<

Do you care what other people think about you? Here's how to change that...

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25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Pt. 3

Mr. Nobody Who would you have been when, at crucial moments in your life, you chose to walk a different path? That thought experiment is explored brilliantly by this amazing science-fiction movie as...

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The Oxymoron of Social Interaction

Why is it that we humans continually strive to remain strangers to one another? When we are in a public place such as an elevator, each man and woman inside of it strains to not make eye contact with...

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I’m 32, and Last Week I Retired – Chapter 3 : Trekking into the Medieval Tibetan Kingdom of Lo

Nomadic Ninja, Justin Alexander, takes on a voyage into the jaw-dropping Kingdom of Lo. You'll see just how beautiful planet earth really is when you see the pictures and videos inside.

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10 EPIC Quotes from “Conversations With God”

“Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue” by Neal Walsh is one of my favorite books of all time, hands down. It is written from the point of view of god (but it’s not religion,...

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7 Ways to Overhaul Your Brain!

While most exercise is focused on strengthening and improving your physical body and muscles, there is very little focus on keeping your brain sharp and healthy. This is interesting because the brain...

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The Most Effective Way to Create New Habits

Do you have problems forming and sticking to new habits? Do you have a tiny case of OCD? Then this is the ultimate self-improvement technique for you. It’s called the...

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Technology and Us: How to Balance Our Addiction to Living Life on the Small Screen

It’s on the table. At the restaurant where you’re having lunch with an old friend. You haven’t seen each other in years. So good to catch up, really missed them. A wave of subtle vibration...

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How Mindfulness Cultivates Courage

By using mindfulness you can train your brain to shut off unhelpful thoughts and find the courage within to face your deepest fears.