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Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #66.

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Rule #66. A bad day is not a bad life. Have you ever had one of those days where nothing goes right? You’re running late, you get a flat tire, your umbrella blows away, and then you lose your keys? I’ve had plenty of those days. You know, when your jobs a joke, you’re broke, and your love life’s D.O.A…. Read more »

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #64.

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Rule #64. Know your place. I know, this might sound negative. Perhaps even a little derogatory. It reeks of privilege and smacks of ignorance. But before you get upset, let me give you a little more context in the form of a quote from someone who most decidedly knew their place. “When we try to pick out anything by itself,… Read more »

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #63.

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Rule #63. Don’t take yourself too seriously. There are a lot of very serious things happening in the world right now. We, as a society and culture, have a lot of problems that we need to solve, and we can’t agree on how best to do that. As individuals we have problems as well. If nothing else, we have the… Read more »

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #50.

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Rule #50. It’s all part of the game. On the third day of the Great River Trail Trash Trek, as I hiked alongside highway 84, I grew more and more downtrodden. I hadn’t really slept the night before, I was carrying much more weight than I should have been, and the hot sun started to wear on me. Shortly after… Read more »

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #49

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Rule #49. Provide cheerful service. At the end of last month, I took a week for theĀ Great River Trail Trash Trek, picking up forty-three bags of trash over sixty-five miles. Last month my wife Clarissa led a yoga class for the organization Yoga 4 Homeless, leading to the collection of $100, toiletries, coffee, clothing, and yoga mats for donation to… Read more »

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #48.

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Rule #48. There is no “new you.” Every year, on January 1st, hundreds of thousands of people decide that they’re going to change. No longer will they be the same person they’ve always been. Oh no, not this year! This year (whatever year it may be) everything changes. We’ve even got a nice turn of phrase for it, “New year,… Read more »

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #44

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Rule #44. “I live for myself and I answer to nobody.”
This week’s Rule for Intrepid Living is a quote from Hollywood legend, Steve McQueen.
What was the king of cool getting at when he said it?
Read on to find out what I think.

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #42

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Rules for Intrepid Living

Rule #42. Be Present.
Wherever you are, there you are. Unless you’re not.
Have you ever found yourself doing one thing, while you’re mind is somewhere else?
Don’t spend your valuable adventure time worrying about other stuff. Be present.

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #41.

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Rule #41. Never give up.
Yeah, you’ve probably read this one on a motivational poster in a grade school classroom before.
You know what, that poster was right. Read on to learn why you should never give up.

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #39.

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Rule #39. Get Rich
If you’re looking for a “get rich quick” scheme, keep stepping.
But if you want to know how to use money as a tool for living a richer life, read on.

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #38

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Rule #38. Every day is a whole new set of possibilities.
Nobody knows what’s in store for them tomorrow. We can plan, guess, and predict, but there are always going to be surprises. That’s because every day is a new set of possibilities! Do you know what that means for you? Read on to find out!

Rules for Intrepid Living: Rule #34

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Rule #34. If you want your life to change, you’ve got to change your life.
If you want things to be different, you have to try different things.
I know, it seems recursive or redundant, but read on and it will make more sense.