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Life Brings Me Joy
Life Enthusiasts

Life Brings Joy

2018 has taught me that even the most logical, type A, and analytical people can feel free and spontaneous. It’s also taught me that no matter how much I try to plan what I want in life or the career path I want to go down, life changes for the better or worse (depending on how you choose to perceive it, because whether you look at the glass half empty or half full, you’re correct).

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Life Enthusiasts

Give Freely

I give to others a ton, and I’m learning that I shouldn’t be keeping score when I give to others. I used to keep a

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The darkest hour of the night comes just before dawn
Entrepreneurs

The Test of Greatness

Right before we are about to achieve our dreams, life throws us a curveball. This is when we encounter the most resistance. We are tested

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what's the rush
Thinkers

What’s the Rush?

We can’t wait. When we’re showering, we think about getting dressed. When we’re getting dressed, we think about driving to work. When we’re driving to

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Jordan Paris
Life Enthusiasts

Ch3: Pay More Attention to Life

Here are some things to pay more attention to, some things to meditate on, some things to appreciate with your full, whole, and complete soul:

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pay more attention to life
Life Enthusiasts

Ch2: Pay More Attention to Life

As promised in Ch1, here’s the poem: Slow Dance Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round, or listened to rain slapping the ground? Ever

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pay more attention to life
Life Enthusiasts

Ch1: Pay More Attention to Life

No, it’s not time that is valuable. Rather, it’s attention. What good is “free” time if Instagram likes and false senses of urgency created by

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Jordan Paris
Miscellaneous

My Second Birthday

On December 2, 2016, I was born again. On that day, I wrote my first blog post, and it marked the beginning of my thinking

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Life Enthusiasts

The Emotionally Grateful Soul

In his ESPY speech just over a month before his death, Jimmy V said, “To me, there are three things everyone should do every day. Number one is laugh. Number two is think — spend some time in thought. Number three, you should have your emotions move you to tears. If you laugh, think and cry, that’s a heck of a day.”

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Miscellaneous

Inventing Things to Do

Unfortunately, being the workaholic I am, I have been inventing things to do all week. That is, I have been finding small, insignificant, meaningless things to work on. I have been finding “busy work.”

For instance:

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the zax
Thinkers

2 Types of People

There are 2 types of people. One walks into a room and says, “I’m here.” The other? The other walks into a room and says,

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Best of Blog

Be Worry, Don’t Happy

Somewhere along the way, someone got it mixed up, which is why we now have Twitter, the world’s largest cesspool of misery, hate, complaints, and worry.

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gangster vegan
Entrepreneurs

Less Generic, More Specific

Gangster Vegan will likely never rank anywhere near the top for these keywords, perhaps not even the top 20 pages. It’s because these are generic keywords.
But guess what? If you type in “gangster vegan,” you’ll find them. In fact, they are the only result you’ll see for almost 10 pages. It’s because this is a specific keyword.

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RISE WITH ME

I’ve always believed that if you have the opportunity to do something amazing with your life, you should take someone with you. And I want to take YOU, my friend. I want to share hope, inspiration, good health, and fulfillment with you. Let’s rise together.

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