taking risks will change your life for the better

[Video] Why this woman crossing a shaky bridge should have you taking risks, too

Why this woman crossing a shaky bridge should have you taking risks, too Would you try walking across this bridge over churning sea waves? What do you think could go wrong? More importantly, can taking incremental risks, whatever those look like for you, be useful to your personal...

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Photography as exploration and research, and a new free course

Photography as exploration and research, and a new free course Recently, Anthony Bourdain took his own life. Although I rarely watch TV, I had seen his show a few times. I liked the way he explored foreign foods in foreign places and didn’t act all colonial about it. This...

Anthony Bourdain, an advocate for exploring the world

How Anthony Bourdain encouraged creating your own adventure

How Anthony Bourdain advocated for courageous exploration Sad news As I sat at my desk preparing another blog article for my monthly series which details ways to add incremental risks to your life, I heard that the designer, Kate Spade had taken her own life. It was sad and...

Indonesian busker and blue bus

How can hopping on a bus teach you to be present in the world?

How can hopping on a bus teach you to be present in the world? Have you ever seen this many people riding a motorcycle? Besides the obvious feat of balance, the families are really on display. It’s not exactly the same as driving down the highway in your car...

fried tarantulas and taking risks

How do you KNOW fried tarantulas aren’t your thing? Get out of your comfort zone.

How do you KNOW fried tarantulas aren’t your thing? Get out of your comfort zone. Fried tarantulas and taking risks It turns out fried tarantulas are all the rage in Cambodia. Although I’ve tried farm-raised rat, grasshoppers, and other interesting delicacies, I’ve never had the chance to try these...