Archive for March 2009

Adventures in Polyamory

Lots of people have been emailing me to ask how the polyamory pursuit is going, so this is a good time for an update. If you aren’t familiar with this topic, the short version is that Erin and I decided to shift our closed marriage to an open marriage at the beginning of this year.…

StevePavlina.com Podcast #023 – Life, the Universe, and Everything

This podcast really is about life, the universe, and everything… and this time, the answer isn’t 42. 😉 Here are some of the topics covered: What death can teach us about life Permanence vs. impermanence What you retain after you die The primary focus of your life Why you’re here in the physical universe Dream…

Leveling Up

When people fail to move forward in the direction of their dreams, a common excuse is “I don’t know how.” They claim that a lack of know-how is the key factor holding them back in life. For example, people write to me all the time saying that they wish they could start a successful blog,…

Volunteering

Many people suggest that doing volunteer work is a great way to open your heart to new experiences. I totally agree. When I was in high school, I did volunteer work at two different places, helping out for about 50 hours at each place. Working With Seniors The first place was a convalescent home near…

Living Paycheck to Paycheck

One of the traps people fall into, especially during an economic recession, is the trap of living paycheck to paycheck. You can’t afford to switch jobs or get laid off because you’re just barely making enough to squeak by. Erin and I were in a situation like this about 10 years ago. We would sometimes…