We think happiness in our lives comes from the grandiose goals and big moments but I’ve found that believe to be bunk. Find out how I’ve drastically increased my happiness over the last few years with something small I do daily.
Tony is going show you how he took a rut in his life and leveraged his budding interests in poetry and photographed into a self project that ended up changing more than just his own life… but 50,000+ people who now follow along with him on Instagram.
Everything I still owned after downsizing my Midwest life could fit in the back of a rented compact SUV. At 25, I couldn’t decide if that was exciting or depressing. I had 900 miles to figure out what the hell I was going to do on the other side of this drive. I didn’t know […]
3300 feet up in the air – I couldn’t think. I couldn’t breath. The view may have been beautiful but my headspace was a war zone. At a really inconvenient time I discovered, I was terrified of heights. Right about here… In this moment, I wanted to shut down. Life was not thebomb.com. It reminded […]
Recently, my great friend Jeremy told me about a daily mission he had committed himself to. Every time I have an interaction with someone in public I make an honest effort to really connect with them. I no longer robotically answer when a cashier or server asks me how my day is going or if I […]
When was the last time you did something for the first time? In 2013, my friend Ally and I committed to doing something new, something outside of our comfort zone or something that scared us everyday. (You can read more about that experience here). The amount of response we got from this challenge was overwhelming. […]
2013 was a special year for me. I attribute the hardest, happiest and most hilarious year of my life (yet) to a bold pact I made on New Years Eve in 2012. It made such an incredible impact on my life, I feel that others may also find it helpful. Every day in 2013 my friend […]
2013 was an incredible year for me. These were a few of the habits I felt brought me the most success and happiness this year; maybe you’ll find one or two of them worth focusing on in your new year. Busy does not equal productive. You can do a million random things and never […]
I found this stellar gratitude prompt on Crystal Wilkerson’s blog the other day and I found it to be incredibly valuable. As you go throughout your day, find ways to appreciate the “common” things that you normally take for granted or even complain about. What could you be happy about in any situation if you […]
A friend and I recently explored an annual art show here in Austin. This art show is unusual in the aspect that it takes place inside the studio spaces where artists actually create their work and are not often accessible to the public. I’ve always been mystified by spaces where others breathe life into ideas. […]