Erica Hudson

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A Master Plan for Taking Back Control of Your Life

Here’s the problem we face, every day of our lives. Nearly everything that generates enduring value requires effort, focus, and even some discomfort …

Will Power

Simple Daily Habits Of The Delightfully Successful

I can’t promise you’ll be as successful as Warren Buffet or Bill Gates or whoever it is you think is super-successful.<p>But I can promise that if you …

Self-improvement

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Infographics

Why You Should Write Daily

One of the most instrumental changes in my life has been writing every single day.<p>For many years I was a writer who didn’t write that regularly. It …

Creative Writing

9 Most Colorful Beaches in the World

The classic beach scene is beige sand, blue water. Yawn. On these nine beaches, you'll find sand ranging from purple to green to orange, plus one …

The 38 Best Methods of Successful Exercisers

How do you form the exercise habit — really make it stick?<p>Take the first step.<p>Then take another. Make each step so important that you can’t miss it. …

Reader Stories: How I built up the courage to quit a promising career with a six-figure salary

<i>This reader story is from a longtime GRS reader Sumitha, who blogs at</i> <i>afineparent.com</i><i>. Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples</i> …

A Helpful Guide to Becoming Unbusy

<i>“Those who are wise won’t be busy, and those who are too busy can’t be wise.”</i> ― Lin Yutang<p>It was in this video from Jeff Shinabarger that I first …

Real Life Minimalists: Kendra

Every Monday I post <b>Real Life Minimalists</b>, a profile of one of my readers in their own words. If you’d like to participate, click here for …

Hanging Out: Coolest Treehouses & Hanging Tents

Remember the days when you spent hours lounging in the backyard atop a treehouse? We do. We also remember how long it took us to convince our parents …

Hanging Tent | By Black Diamond

The Black Diamond Cliff Cabana Double Portaledge is strong, stable, reliable and easy to set up. It is the most reliable single-point suspension …

Surf the Lost Coast, California

California's Lost Coast is a hidden haven for surfers.<p>Somewhere along the 80 miles (129 kilometers) of glorious northern California wilderness coastline between Fort Bragg and Eureka is a secret surf break as perfect in form as in setting. The Lost Coast wave is the stuff of American legend: a big, …

Kayak Among White-Tipped Reef Sharks in the Galápagos

This biodiverse archipelago is a haven for evolutionary science—and adventurous travelers.<p>“I made my first trip to the Galápagos in 1966 when I was 16,” says Lindblad Expedition’s president, Sven-Olof Lindblad, whose late father, Lars, pioneered outfitted expeditions to remote destinations. The …

Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram