What would happen if you gave your bucket list a deadline?
My name is Danny Dover and this is my story.
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The Minimalist Mindset

A step-by-step to guide to writing a better life story.

 

The Minimalist Mindset by Danny Dover
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Latest Stories

Adventure On The Trans-Siberian Railway

Sitting alone in the dining car, my stomach full of borsch, vodka, and beer, I sat for hours looking out the window. Being far out of cell service and thousands of miles away from my responsibilities, I was delightfully free.

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Adventure On The Trans-Siberian Railway

Sitting alone in the dining car, my stomach full of borsch, vodka, and beer, I sat for hours looking out the window. Being far out of cell service and thousands of miles away from my responsibilities, I was delightfully free.

Experiencing Chernobyl

I had read everything that I could find about Chernobyl, now it was time to take the big step of actually experiencing it for myself.

Today My Life List Comes To An End

Almost a decade ago, seeking a positive way to escape depression, I made the purpose of my life to complete my entire 150+ item Life List before May 25, 2017, a deadline which I got tattooed on my butt. That date is today and it is with great pride that I get to...

Latest Guides

The Beginner’s Guide To Relocation

After alternately dragging my dog, my husband-to-be and then an entire family of five over two continents, four countries, 12 cities and multiple homes, I’ve written this guide to pass on my lessons learned. For you, this guide is an opportunity to learn how to avoid unnecessary missteps and to relocate intelligently, efficiently and successfully.

The Beginner’s Guide To Productivity

After spending over 100 hours researching, testing and using a vast number of productivity techniques, tools, books, and software, I have chosen the following productivity resources as the best of the best. This guide starts with the assumption that you know nothing about productivity and walks you step-by-step through a streamlined process for learning to be productive. This guide is a distillation of only the truly valuable resources that you need in order to master the skill of productivity in your own life.

The Beginner’s Guide To Meditation

After spending hours analyzing the latest research regarding the science of meditation, Brenda Umana, (who holds a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University) has combined her eight years of practice in meditation in both the United States and in India to narrow down the key actions newcomers should take to most efficiently learn the skill of meditation.

The Beginner’s Guide To Live Storytelling

After interviewing award-winning radio producer (This American Life‘s Seth Lind), television writers (Bojack Horseman‘s Shauna McGarry and The Slate‘s Kevin Allison), competitive storytelling champion (The Moth‘s David Crabb), podcast hosts (Risk!‘s Kevin Allison and Michelle Walson), and best-selling author (Margo Leitman), Washington Post reporter and three-time Moth champion, Melanie Hamlett has narrowed down the key actions newcomers should take to most efficiently learn the art of storytelling.