The year is starting to come to a close, so it’s time for those of us who do New Year's resolutions to think about what we want to do with our lives over the next year. Why not challenge yourself? Heck, why wait until the new year? Learn a new skill and impress yourself (and others); get healthy and improve your family life; and read stories about people who challenged themselves to do amazing things for inspiration.
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Truth be told, any Danny Gregory book is a great resource, but Art Before Breakfast takes away the excuse that you need time to draw, while challenging you to develop a creative habit by committing for 30 days.
Whether you want to go camping in the wilderness or you want to be prepared for the zombie apocalypse, this book will show you how.
The kids didn't get their homework done. No one is ready for school when it's time to leave. Challenge yourself to learn how to not lose your cool and yell, so you can have a more peaceful, happy family.
Seek out inner peace and outer fitness with this series of DVDs by the popular YouTube fitness instructor, Dashima.
Be honest, has your phone taken over your life? Learn how to put it down and take back your life. How to Break Up With Your Phone will show you how you can improve your well-being, strengthen your relationships, and be more productive.
One day, Julie Powell decided to cook every single recipe in Julia Child's magnum opus, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and blogged about it. The rest is history.
When her sister told her that she never said yes to anything, Shonda Rhimes decided to change that and say yes to everything.
After losing her mother, her sobriety, and her husband, Cheryl Strayed decided to do something drastic. She decided to walk the Pacific Coast Trail (PCT) by herself, and in doing so changed her life.
Blogger, Cait Flanders, decided to stop shopping for a year, in order to save more money. She only bought things like groceries, toiletries, and gas for her car. Read The Year of Less to find out how it went.