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I’m excited to have added an Inspiration Page to the site to share some of my favourite sources of inspiration for Less Ordinary Living. I’ll keep updating this regularly, so its always worth a look. Below, I’ve shared 12 websites brimming with cutting edge articles, talks and videos from some of the world’s leading writers and thinkers. Before you explore, please add a comment and everyone else know your favourite sources of inspiration (on the web, books, people, personal practices)
The Half Way Point – Belinda Munoz’s blog is about choosing positivity. She explores the things we want (or think we want), what trips us up getting there, how we overcome those snags and what we learn along the way. Beautifully written, philosophical and poetic.
Zen Habits – the grand-daddy of personal development blogs with over 150,000 readers. Simple productivity is the key here – particularly strong on lists.
Change your Thoughts – Steven Aitchison is a Scottish blogger with a great point of view on the world brought from his own personal experiences. He focusing on how our changing our thinking can change our lives.
Success without a Suit – This blog is particularly focussed on how professional women can find fulfilment outside the traditional career paths and is written by the outstanding Carly Goldsmith
Unwrap your mind – a practical and down to earth guide to getting things done effectively. Has a great guide to achieving your goals in five steps.
Unclutterer – if you struggle with clutter in your life, this is the place for you. Advice on minimalism and getting rid of unneeded baggage.
Good Life Zen – Mary Jaksch writes clearly and with calm about living a zen life and finding inner peace. Great use of multimedia here.
Escape from Cubicle Nation – if you are hoping to get away from that cube and follow your passion, this is a great place to start.
Mark Vernon – English philosopher and founder of the amazing School of Life – a place to explore and be curious. Always engaging and stimulating.
TED – TED share ideas worth spreading. Hundreds of inspiring talks from some of the world’s leading speakers including Steve Jobs, Dan Pink, Malcolm Gladwell and Ben Zander. Endless inspiration here
We are What We Do – A website designed to change the world, one small deed at a time. Starting from the question, how would you change the world for five pounds, this is a source of creativity and fresh thinking.
The Royal Society of Arts – a 250 year old organisation devoted to provoking ideas and inspiring change in society. This resource has audio from some of the amazing speakers they host including Mattieu Ricard.
Enjoy and be inspired.