The Fantastic Life


Learning From The World`s Best Climber

I loved the documentary, Free Solo.  Even though I knew Alex Honnold was the first person to successfully free climb El Capitan, my palms were sweating every time he was on the mountain. Below is an article from Harvard Business Review interviewing Alex.  I had some great insights reading the below and thought I would

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Are We Born to Wander?

The title of the below article (which is from last month’s National Geographic) hit me hard.  After a year of being locked down, and not able to travel, my answer to the question “Are we born to wander?”  is an unequivocal yes. I have written several LIFEies about the benefits of travel over the years.  Today, I want to add

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  93% of our time is spent indoors!  That statistic  is insane.  We CAN and WILL do better than that.  Get outside.  Do something outside today and tomorrow AND for the rest of your life. Here are three ways to get outside today: –A 5 minute walk outside (not in your building, not in the

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Take a Walk

  Today’s message is simple: take some walks. Without your phone. We all need to get out of the Matrix daily. Just a reminder to everyone (and me) that we need to get away and experience life as it should be.  Walking is a simple way to accomplish this… And to get a little exercise. Rule #6

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A Pause

  Scott Dinsmore wrote the below blog just before his death near the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (read more here). I love his mindset and work. The below represents the essence of one of my rules for living a Fantastic Life–Getting out of the Matrix (click here to buy The Fantastic Life and read all of

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