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Why Would You Travel Solo

2 April 2015

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“Why would you go there alone?” How many times have I heard that from family and friends? The real answer is because it is better than not going at all, but that being said, there are some advantages of going solo. In fact, solo travel appears to be one of the fastest growing segments of […]

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Facing Your Fears While Traveling

23 February 2015

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No Fear

Many people never leave the USA (or their home country) because they allow their fears to control them. They feel anxiety when they consider expanding their comfort zone. Others might travel, but only in groups and to a generally controlled environment, such as an all-inclusive resort or other area that is largely filled with tourists. […]

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Spanish for Dunces

19 February 2015

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  I have been trying to learn Spanish on and off since high school. The reason I do not know more, is because it has been mostly off and not on. Also I, like many guys, am a visual person. I can read Spanish relatively well and understand the structure and can sound out a word […]

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The Economy and Job Market as we know it is Dead

5 July 2013

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The Economy and Job Market as we know it is Dead

One of the reasons I originally decided to find alternate methods of earning a living was not just that I was sick of my so-called career, not just because I wanted more freedom to work when and where I wanted, but I believe that the economy and job market as we know it is dead. […]

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The Wheel of Life – An Exercise

16 June 2013

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The Wheel of Life – An Exercise

The Wheel of Life, which is loosely based on the Bhuddist Bhavacakra, is a charting tool to help you focus on improving certain aspects of your life. The categories typically included are: Business/Career Finances Health Family & Friends Romance Personal Growth Fun & Recreation Physical Environment You then consider each category in turn, and on […]

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Seneca – On the Brevity of Life

16 June 2013

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Seneca – On the Brevity of Life

I think it is fitting that my first post on this blog is an introduction to the Roman stoic philosopher Seneca ( 4 BC – AD 65), and the work that had the most profound effect on me – On the Shortness of Life. Life is divided into three periods—that which has been, that which […]

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