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How Do You Want Your Summer Vacation to Feel?

Curiosity Experiment No. 26: Vacation

One of the most simple yet profound shifts I’ve made in the last couple of years has been thanks to Danielle LaPorte’s The Desire Map, in which she suggests that we replace our focus on goals and achievements with the question, “How do I want to feel?” Not just, “How do I want to feel […]

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Beauty Tuesday: On William Blake, Desire Mapping, and Pinterest

William Blake's painting of Los Entering the Grave: a man entering an arched doorway carrying a lantern

I’m starting a new tradition. Every Tuesday I intend to celebrate beauty in some form. Beauty Tuesdays! I’m diggin’ it. Hope you do too. A few weeks ago, I wrote about Danielle Laporte’s wonderful Desire Map program. I’ve settled on five core desired feelings for myself: Freedom. Alignment. Conviviality. Evolution. Delight. (Yes, they spell “faced.” I don’t know what […]

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Transform Your Bucket List with Desired Feelings

I have a bucket list. It has exactly two things on it: See Bruce Springsteen live. Visit the Rothko Chapel. And I’m crossing item #1 off my list tonight. So I think it’s safe to say that the remaining item does not meet the minimum requirements of a “list.” I have friends with great bucket […]

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