Mara Schmid wants to share four strategies to will turn your life in a better direction -- with no monthly automatic draft.
My friend Mara Schmid -- athlete, writer and Editor-in-Chief of Hussy Magazine -- is very good at living. When asked what her best strategies are for overcoming the sticky bugaboo… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/4-free-ways-2-improve-your-life-today/
Quit hiding behind that snark. We can see you, clear as day.
I see you there.
You're hiding under those snarky Facebook posts. ...And not hiding well.
You don't say much. What you do say, however, is loaded with meaning -- and it's the s… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/lucky-you/
Everything you think you know is wrong, but you can love expanding past the wrongness. Here are three great places to start. (Prepare to be very surprised.)
“I feel I change my mind all the time. And I sort of feel that's your responsibility as a person, as a human being – to constantly be updating your positions on as many things as p… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/3-places-look-deeper-theres-so-much-more-know/
"There is an art to the business of making sandwiches which it is given to few ever to find the time to explore in depth. It is a simple task, but the opportunities for satisfaction are many and profound." — Douglas Adams
If you're like me, the first sign that something is amiss with you is the physical trail of incomplete tasks.
It's the open shipping boxes abandoned next to the door; the laundry … http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/how-find-now/
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
I'm working on my Annual Review. In the process, I've made an awesome discovery. I'm beyond stoked to share it:
In 2013, I made enormous mistakes.
Historically, I've p… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/great-big-beautiful-mistakes/
Next year is comin' up like a freight train, without brakes, screaming downhill through a tunnel you're standing in. Be ready. Rethink your resolutions.
If you know me, you know how much I love lists.
I love checklists, spreadsheets, calendars, online clip-and-file systems, agendas and callsheets. That, of course, makes Decem… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/your-resolutions-are-all-wrong/
The time you spend in the social-media tractor beam is time that you could be investing in yourself. Take it back.
How much time per day do you spend scrolling through newsfeeds? How much total time do you think you've spent locked in infinite-scroll mode?
If you could magically collect a "re… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/escape-facebook-mountain/
Writing isn't just a talent, nor a gift: it's a habit. Here's how I weave the act of writing into every day -- and how you can, too.
The truest words ever said about writing were from the famously irascible Bukowski in his excellent poem on the subject: "if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of ever… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/my-6-best-tools-habitualize-writing/
Scared shitless? So's everybody else. Resolve to rise.
Let's talk about fear.
Fear about your ability to succeed in your chosen work. Fear in pushing the envelope in a physical sense. Fear in relationships. And that insidious vers… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/heroism/
Are you ready for the bad news? (Spoiler: there isn't much.)
You probably have a pretty good idea of the stuff you'd have to give up as a digital nomad.
The thing is: you're wrong.
Be ready to raise an eyebrow or two.
Stuff you can't … http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/stuff-you-cant-do/
Picked a city to kick off your digital nomad career? You'll need digs. Here are 7 great places to look.
This much is true, for location-dependent and digital-nomad types alike: there's an art to finding a place to hang your hat. Luckily for us, the era of collaborative consumption h… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/7-places-look-place-live/