172: The Spiky, Geographic Nature of Success by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle

Colin Wright, a┬áprofessional author and international speaker, co-founded a publishing company, and travels full-time, moving to a new country every four months or so–that country determined by the votes of his readers! He also blogs.
Colin’s a minimalist in that he owns very few things and is careful in how he consumes. He tends … Read the rest

171: Packing Party: Unpack a Simpler Life by Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists (How He Got Started with Minimalism)

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff for 4 million readers. As featured on: ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC, TODAY, NPR, TIME, Forbes, The Atlantic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and National Post. They live in Missoula, Montana.

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170: The 1 Incredible Step to Achieving the Results That You Desire by Wes Pettit with OLDPodcast.com

Wes Pettit launched Outsett.com, a worldwide membership for entrepreneurs where upon signing up, you’ll receive his “5 Simple Ways to Self-Improve” eBook. He also keeps readers updated on his current streak (“My Streak”) at myawakening.com.au.

Episode 170: The 1 Incredible Step to Achieving the Results That You Desire by Wes Pettit with OLDPodcast.com.

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169: Don’t Make a Thing Out of It by David Cain of Raptitude.com

David Cain is a writer and entrepreneur living in Winnipeg, Canada. On a particular boring day at his office job in 2009, he started Raptitude. His interest has always been human society and the internal human experience, and Raptitude became his megaphone for his thoughts about those things. It found an audience rather quickly and … Read the rest

065: Why I Budget Monthly, Semi-Monthly and Weekly by Cait Flanders of Blonde On A Budget (Track Income & Expenses Free)

Cait Flanders of BlondeOnABudget.ca walks us through her budgeting practices and how to apply it to your life.

Episode 65: Why I Budget Monthly, Semi-Monthly and Weekly by Cait Flanders of Blonde On A Budget (Track Income & Expenses Free).

Cait Flanders started Blonde on a Budget to document her debt repayment journey. After paying … Read the rest

168: The Zen Dilemma by Mark Manson (Questions About Meditation, Thoughts, Staying Present & Mindfulness Answered)

Mark Manson was a full-time professional dating coach for men from 2008 until 2011. In 2011, sick of the industry, he wrote his first book, Models: Attract Women Through Honesty, and changed the name and focus of his business to address broader self-development topics for men. The book took off, selling tens of thousands of … Read the rest

Lucid Dreaming: A Tool Like Meditation for Increased Productivity, Less Anxiety, More Happiness, and Better Sleep

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My friend, Chris, first told me about lucid dreaming in elementary school. To be honest, I thought he was … Read the rest