Zamperini and Me

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John Espinosa Nelson is not one to name drop unless it happens to be Louis Zamperini, the subject of the award winning biography “Unbroken.”

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Unautomate: Do it by Hand

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Sometimes making things harder isn’t a bad thing. When we must do things ourselves, and it costs us in time and effort, it forces us to consider whether it’s worth doing at all.

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The True Cost of Stuff

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The cost of purchasing an item just scratches the surface.

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Going the Distance: Every Runner has a Reason

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Ronnie Goodman may well be San Francisco’s most unexpected half-marathoner.

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Hope is not the Poor Cousin of Faith

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Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?

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Clutter is Procrastination

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Leo Babauta has some advice on how to avoid creating a mountain of clutter.

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A New Life in the Saddle

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His parents introduced him to horses when he was just a year old and he’s been around them ever since.

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If You Had to Move, What Would You Take?

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It might be useful to make an actual list. Then it might be useful to get rid of everything not on the list.

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The Book Inspired by Muhammad Ali and the Author who Wrote It

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The toughest opponent this young author ever had to face was low self-esteem, but he is using that experience to inspire others.

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The 30/10 Procrastination Hack

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Leo Babauta has a simple trick to combat procrastination, and he’s sharing it with the rest of us.

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What We do Does not Define Us

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If we are one person when no-one is looking, and another when we feel we are being watched, we have a problem. A big problem.

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Father/Son Adventures and the Glory of The California Dipsea Trail

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While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.

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Consumerism vs. Minimalism

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Why are we working so hard in order to buy so much, to have so much, to be burdened and cluttered by so much?

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4 Ways Living In Another Country Will Change Your Life For The Better

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Leaving the known has more to offer than escape, it can change your career options drastically for the better. Here’s how:

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5 Tips For Traveling With Your Loved One

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Travel, especially international travel, can cause friction between even the strongest of couples. Here are a few tips to help avoid the friction and ease it when it comes.

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Holiday Inn: The Perfect Stop Along Your Journey to Extraordinary

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We’re all on a journey to somewhere. And we’re all headed in the same direction: forward.

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