Life of Adventure

When Life’s Adventures Fall Apart… Change Your Perspective

March 1, 2014 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

 

When life’s adventures fall apart… change your perspective.

A while ago I was visiting my son in San Antonio, Texas to watch him play baseball. Since he works 10-12 hours per day, our time to visit is limited. So in order to use up a lot of free time, I plan to make these kinds of trips Adventures.

For this one, I planned to spend most of my time developing my blog site as well as do some sight-seeing and drawing/sketching around the Alamo. In addition, I booked a reservation in an old hotel (almost 100 years old). It sounded like fun.

MISHAPS: The Adventure Falls Apart
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EXCITEMENT: The Heart of an Adventuresome Life

January 9, 2014 by Charlie Hedges − 0 Comments

In his must-read book, The 4-Hour Work Week, author Tim Ferriss tells us the opposite of happiness in not sadness. It is boredom. He later goes on to equate happiness with excitement, and excitement is the heart of an Adventuresome Life.

Let’s suppose he’s right. How much of your life contains a goodly amount of excitement? Or, as for most of us, does any of your life contain excitement, except on rare occasion. I think the latter is true, but I also think that is NOT the way it should be.

I think many people might think we are kind of strange if we say we are attempting to discover excitement on a daily basis. I disagree. 
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