Three Steps to Making Every Day an Adventure.

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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust

Step 1: Be irresponsible.

Step 2: Don’t be afraid of anything.

Step 3: Make it count.

Via Laughing Squid:

Filmmaker Casey Neistat was hired to film a commercial for the Nike+ Fuelband #Makeitcount campaign. Instead of making a straight commercial, he took the money, went on a 10-day around the world adventure with his friend & editorMax Joseph and created the fun film short titled Make it Count.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~Mark Twain

If you can’t throw away responsibility or quit your job, learn to be. And appreciate everyday. Don’t believe in reincarnation or heaven, believe in the present moment and live every day how you want to. Read a novel, sit in the sun, sweat, stare into the eyes of someone you love and really look, get butterflies, do things you love. Life is simple.

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About Lindsey Block

Lindsey Block spends her weekdays as part of the Elephant Journal crew and her weekends hiking or picnicking at the park with a book. She's been a vegetarian for most of her adult life and delights in cooking up a new recipe (even though she really just wants to make tacos). She currently lives in Southern California.


10 Responses to “Three Steps to Making Every Day an Adventure.”

  1. Hi Lindsey, great reminders! I shared on my fan page:


  2. Brad says:

    As a Recovering Misanthrope myself, I'd like to remind you to never ask the universe to grant you Patience, Tolerance, or Understanding…it will only put some a-hole in your way to give you practice

  3. oz_ says:

    This is awesome, thank you Lindsey!

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  7. I would like to think that everyday is an adventure, but the monotonous nature of work kills my spirit. I think it is time for a nice change of scenery…

  8. Brooke says:

    This is great!

  9. andreeacorodeanu says:

    Thanks :D!

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