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The Journey Begins

Today I turn 25, this day marks the halfway point of my 20’s, and to me in many ways is a big landmark.  The last 5 years have been quite a journey, and I know the next 5 years will have even more in store for me then I can possibly imagine.  I think I have spent the last 5 years fairly well, even though I’ve made more than my fair share of mistakes.  With this website I plan to take the next 5 years and figure out how to live them optimally in every aspect that I can.

I am a 25 year old entrepreneur currently living in Medellin, Colombia.  I quit my job earlier this year to pursue my dream of freedom, freedom to live my life how I please.  Since then I have automated my income, traveled the world, and learned more than I ever could have imagined.  This website will focus on knowledge and on how to live life to its best, which I will not claim to be an expert on yet.  I will claim to have a stronger desire to find out how to do so more than almost anyone you know.  This website will focus on self-development as well as acquiring for the readers new knowledge, and testing the theories of in all asects of life.

I’ve done a lot in the last 5 years.  I got into my dream college, got my dream job, realized it wasn’t my dream, created a business, struggled with that business, made it profitable.  I’ve traveled to 15 different countries, lived in three separate major metropolitan cities in the U.S. and of course I am currently living in Colombia.  I say this not to brag, but as a tool of comparison, because even though the last 5 years have been great, I am going to make the next 5 even more amazing.

I will use this website to do two primary things, track my personal progress in my goals, and share with you the knowledge I have acquired in every aspect of my life.

I have less than 6 more weeks left in Colombia and have the following Goals for my time here

  1.  Get my Spanish as good as possible
  2. Learn Salsa
  3. Meet, date and enjoy the beautiful Colombian women

Here are some of just the few long term goals I have

  1. Get my body in peak physical condition
  2. Fix all bodily injuries and imbalances
  3. Enhance my mind
  4. Increase my business profitability
  5. Increase my social skills in all areas
  6. Increase my confidence
  7. Gain knowledge in all academic fields of interest
  8. Experience as many of the pleasures of life as possible

I have for the purposes of this website I will break the articles into mind, body, social, business and knowledge.

Here is an action plan for the short term (the time I have left in Colombia).

 

Mind

Dedicate to mediating at least once a day for ten minutes.

I am also going to start a personal journey to understanding yoga more, and I will do yoga for at least an hour a day for 42 days straight as well as trying to learn about it.

Body

Get down a stretching routine for post workout everyday.  Will post here

Continue to gain muscle but more importantly work on balancing my body out as much as possible.

Knowledge

Work intensively on my Spanish, minimum of 2 hours a day.
Finish the 2000 most common words flashcards
Finish the textbook I bought on Spanish
Live mocha
Chat/Talk in Spanish as much as possible.
Create a more specific course plan for Spanish.

Continue taking coursera classes, I am currently taking Marketing , Philosophy 101, and a leadership course based on emotional intelligence

Complete way of the superior man, add notes here.

Continue with a number of audio books and ttc courses including one about Confucius, Buddha, Mohamed and Jesus, the one on the new mind, and the stroke of insight.

Continue to work on my Salsa skills

Social

Try and talk to as many people though out my day as possible, will come up with more metrics on this later.

Business

Work extensively on getting up notes for as many books and other educational material I have experienced as possible on this website.

Work on getting my personal business (you know the one that actually makes money) featured on as many blogs as possible.

 

This will be a start and I will update every Monday on my progress here moving forward.

 

By Travis Marziani

 

 

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