“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the playitsafers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” – Cecil Beaton.

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Daily Wisdom: Question Everything

As humans, we often crave the familiar, but this can be a trap. Every now again, take the time to Stop. Pause. Think. And Question Everything. Ask yourself: Is this particular piece of my life serving me well? Does it make me happy? Does it align with my Purpose? If the answer to any of …

“You Don’t Need a god to Have a Purpose.” — [a wise old man]

Ok, it was me. I said that. Not sure I am always "wise", but I have my moments. And, tomorrow I will be 48... that's relatively "old"... isn't it? 😉 Have a Mindful Day.    

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” –William James

Inspirational Quote of the Day If you can figure out your Why (why are you here? What are you here to accomplish?), then you will have all the motivation you need to breakthrough any challenges and achieve your goals. I'm not sure I have figured it out just yet, but I believe my Why will …

You can help more people from a position of wealth than from a position of debt.

-- Lane Beck, San Diego, CA, Jan 12, 2018 #LiveSimply #LifeHacks #TICisms #inspiration #quotes #philanthropy #charity #causes #giving

Happy Fri-Yay!

...to all my awesome blog followers! I have now been blogging for 10 months and recently surpassing 100 WordPress followers! ... and it is all you. I appreciate you. I appreciate your support. I appreciate your feedback. I appreciate our community. Wishing you happiness, mindfulness and a true sense of purpose! If you haven't joined …

Happy Holidays!

I want to sincerely thank each and every one of you for reading, following and participating in the Travel Inspire Connect community this year! The premiere year of TIC has been amazing! I have learned so much from you all. I have been inspired and touched by your stories. The goal of Travel Inspire Connect …

My 8-Month Blogiversary!

Today marks eight months since I began blogging. I know what you're saying... "Can it be?" "Lane, himself, is actually writing something?" Yes, it is me. I came from behind the curtain to say... Thanks! Thanks for allowing me into this amazing blogging community! Thanks for all the support I have received from the WordPress …

Reflecting on Travels

For me, it’s about quality, not quantity. But, since I am a bit of a numbers geek and I love lists (sometimes a bit too much), here is a list of the European countries I have lived in or visited to date. I probably ought to pick up the pace. I’m not getting any younger, …

Awesome Blogger Award

I would like to thank Emma at CurlyGirlAbroad for nominating me for the Awesome Blogger Award. As a blogger virgin only writing in my second month, I am honored to be recognized by one of my peers. Thank you, Emma. Alright. Here we go... The Rules: Thank the person who nominated you Tag your post with #awesomebloggeraward …