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The Power of Gratitude
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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In my mid-twenties, I somehow stumbled into the position of running a publishing company. It was a fun few years for me. I fell in love with books during the time, and am grateful to still be in the industry, these days as a writer, of course.

I don’t know what led me to do it, but one day I decided the company would become more grateful.

I bought several boxes of thank-you cards and gave one to each member of the staff (we were tiny, so this was no big deal) and asked if we’d be willing to write a thank-you card to somebody every day until our boxes were empty […]

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How I Learned To-Do Lists Are Overrated
Allison Vesterfelt
By Allison Vesterfelt
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I used to love to-do lists. Honestly. I might have even had a small obsession with them. I would wake up each morning and make my list for the day, and then I would live and die by that list. Sometimes I would even add something I had already done to the list, just so I could enjoy the feeling of crossing it off.

In fact, I probably shouldn’t tell you this, but sometimes I would even write something like “brush your teeth” or “call your sister” on the list, and then cross it off, just to feel the pure satisfaction of having done something.

It wasn’t until recently I realized to-do lists were a problem for me.

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What If The Answer To Your Problem Is To Hit the Gas
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I’m a thinker by nature and by trade. I can sit and think about an issue from twenty different camera angles. And that’s a good thing. I’ve created a nice career out of thinking and sharing my thoughts. That said, though, there’s a downside to the thinking life.

The downside is this: Sometimes thinking is not what we need to do to solve a problem. What we often need is to simply […]