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How to Live a Good Life, by Jonathan Fields: Interview and Giveaway

How to live a good lifeNote: This post contains a giveaway. If you’re reading this in your inbox, click here to participate on the site!

What do you think it means to “live a good life”? Though we all have different answers based on …

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“Innovation is learning while doing.”: Emily McDowell at WDS

This past week we released the first round of tickets for WDS 2017, a week-long gathering of creative, remarkable people—taking place next summer in beautiful Portland, Oregon. There are a limited number of tickets left, so grab yours while you can!

For the past month, we’ve been rolling out a series of speaker videos from the 2016 event. Emily McDowell is a writer, illustrator, and entrepreneur who specializes in chronicling the human condition. In 2012, she left a successful career in advertising to launch her greeting card line, making cards for the relationships we actually have.

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“Wellness Care” with Dr. Troy Bjorklund

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Dr. Troy Bjorklund is a Chiropractor. For some of you the word “chiropractic” brings a negative image and some of

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How I Transformed my Life from Being Reactive to Proactive

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Being reactive can seem like the best way to take care of things in your life, after all, when things

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Six Things That Will Help You Have a Good Day

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Today I wanted to post an article about how to have a good day – even if it hasn’t been

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How to Buy Plane Tickets on the Same Day of Departure

Have you ever been frustrated when looking for an award ticket with your frequent flyer miles, only to be thoroughly disappointed that almost nothing is available? Chances are, you were looking during the same time period that most people do.

The traditional advice of booking “far, far in advance”—sometimes even 330 days out or whenever the airline releases seats into inventory is incomplete. This does work in some cases. Most of us, though, have absolutely no idea where and exactly when we want to fly an entire year from now. I mean, I don’t even know where I’m flying next week … and even if you’re not as bad as me, planning for specific flights a year into the future is tough.

That’s why you need different ninja skills.

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You Have to Know You’re Worthy to Attract a Healthy Relationship

Couple on the beach

“Your problem is you’re too busy holding onto your unworthiness.” ~Ram Dass

Three years ago I went through a breakup with someone I loved deeply.

I had no idea what had happened to me after I fell in love with …

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“I Write To Create Something That Is Better than Myself”: Reading Karl Ove Knausgaard

Like a lot of people outside of Scandinavia, I discovered Karl Ove Knausgaard's epic, extended memoir series a few years after it was a huge bestseller in his native Norway.

So far in my reading, the six-volume, 3,600 page (!) series has covered the extremely intimate and granular experiences of childhood, burying his alcoholic father, leaving a marriage and entering a new relationship with a woman who suffers from bi-polar disorder, all in a kaleidoscope of words and paragraphs about what could be termed the joy and trauma of ordinary life.

Yep, I'm a fan.

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How to Deal with Painful Emotional Triggers in Your Relationships

Sideways portrait of couple in disappointed pose in white studio. Caucasian girl resting her head on her hand as if thinking and solving the problem, African man also looking puzzled and stressed.

A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” ~Unknown

I’ve been looking for a new job, so I recently decided to update my resume.

“Hun, can you please help me with that?”

“Of course, my …

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WDS Tickets On-Sale Now: Join Us Next Summer for a Grand Adventure

Link: Join Us in Portland for WDS 2017!

For six years, we’ve brought together kind and remarkable people from all over the world for a summer gathering known as the World Domination Summit (WDS).

Next year we’re doing it again, and—though I know it sounds crazy—the team and I are just as excited (if not more!) about the upcoming adventure.

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