Where To Travel When You Don’t Know Where To Go

I’m often asked: “where’s your favorite place?” It’s hard to pick favorites, I’ve got favorite beaches, cafes, cold places, cities to spend a lot of time in, places that are perfect for 48 hours. The answer changes over time but each time I’m asked, the answer is refined just a bit. A work in progress subject to change though if cornered into […]

One Of The Best Bars In The World Is Fun Fun In Montevideo, Uruguay

The perfect bar is barely lit and a bit too crowded. Where all practical concerns for the sober mind dissolve with one drink after another causing live melancholic music to become the emotional equivalent of nuclear fusion for human joy. A place where time gets lost. You might have a place like that in your […]

7 Plane Crash Facts That Could Save Your Life

Many people have at least a slight apprehension about flying, looking at each takeoff as a crap shoot in the game of life. Although it seems like pure luck as to who survives and who doesn’t, there is a substantial base of information on plane crashes that shows otherwise. Knowing these 7 things could save […]

The Best Things To Do In Las Vegas (That Aren’t Gambling Or Drinking)

Las Vegas has been very successful in marketing itself as the world’s debauchery capital but for people who like being in nature, adventure, and local travel experiences, it’s one of the most interesting cities you can visit. Feel free to add the following to your gambling debt, beer, or sober savings as you wish. These are the best things […]

3 Simple Mindset Shifts to Transform Your Work Tasks

The two biggest obstacles to doing meaningful work are familiar to many of us: Burden & complaint : The work feels like a burden (difficult, overwhelming, annoying) … you might do the task but you rush through it or mentally complain about it, not wanting to do it. Unimportant & putting it off: It doesn’t feel […]

How to Simplify the Holidays

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden BY LEO BABAUTA Today, millions of people will be shopping, and the gift-shopping spree that is the holiday season will continue for a good month. In addition to the shopping madness (where many […]

How to Get Good at Dealing With Massive Change

It can be stressful and anxiety-inducing to be in the middle of a bunch of life changes at once — so much so that it can turn a time of change into a time of misery. We all go through times of massive change: a divorce, death in the family, change of job (or loss […]