Lifestyle design is a catch-all buzzword that was made famous by Tim Ferriss around 2007.
The concepts of outsourcing your life, working for yourself, and creating a “4 hour work week” might be a little cliche these days, but the reality is that fundamentally they’re all things we should be thinking about.
So many of us are in jobs we hate, routines that are dis-enchanting and we’re not able to do the things we like to do on a regular basis.
So “designing our lives” to figure out how to integrate more of those things is a really valuable proposition and something we should do more of.
At Location Rebel our lifestyle design posts cover a broad range of topics like travel, blogging, productivity, and bucket lists.
Here are some of our most popular lifestyle design posts, followed by all of our posts in this category:
These are just a handful of dozens of posts on lifestyle design, so cruise through them below and start creating the life you really want.
Learning how to build skills quickly isn't nearly as difficult as most people make it out to be. You can learn marketable skills in just 30 days. Here's how.
Has it been a rough couple years? Trying to figure out how to be happy again? Aren't we all. These 5 golden rules will get you back on the right track
Do you consider yourself free? Have you ever thought about it? This is an opportunity to consider the word freedom and it's effect on your life.
Day dreaming can provide you with with an innumerable amount of benefits and ways to induce change in your life. You just have to embrace it and make plans for achieving your goals.
Sick of long flights? These airplane exercises will have you limber and in shape regardless of how long your flight is.
I recently turned 36 AND became a new dad. Here are 7 pieces of advice for new parents that I wrote down 5 day before my daughter was born.
I have had 11 defining moments in life that have changed the way I perceive what is possible. This is what I've learned from each.
Want to know how to do things that seem impossible? It's pretty simple, actually. And it starts with asking yourself one very important question.
Want to know how to get anything you want in life? Well guess what, it's not as hard as you think. Here are 37 PRACTICAL strategies you can apply TODAY.
So you're quarantined due to Coronavirus? What you do over the next month during the coronavirus quarantine, could completely reshape the rest of your life.
You should spend time each year reviewing how things went for your business. Here's how to do an annual review and start on the right track.
If you're an entrepreneur set on creating a new lifestyle brand there are 7 huge pitfalls most new business owners make, that you can EASILY avoid.
The concept of radical transparency is one I've thought a lot about lately, after reading Ray Dalio's, Principles. How do you get brutal honesty from people?
You have home, day job, and then you have that other place where you spend your time. For me there are numerous benefits of coworking spaces.
Early morning panic spiral may not be a technical term, but this early morning anxiety can be crippling if you don't know how to handle it. Here's how.
When I did the Tropical MBA internship in 2010, it changed my life. If you're someone looking for a similar opportunity or apprenticeship? Here it is.
At a certain point, when you reach a certain level of success if you haven't built and adapted your small business systems to change along with it, you can find yourself in a situation of overwhelm. Here's how to fight it.
Sean Ogle is the founder of Location Rebel and has been blogging and helping people build lifestyle businesses for nearly a decade. Here are 35 things you probably didn't know about him.
Are you trying to figure out how to grow website traffic by doing all the stuff the "so called" experts are telling you? Let me guess, it's not working...
In my 2017 annual review I reflect on what went well, what didn't, and why not enough changed in both life and business.
Starting out as a lifestyle entrepreneur, and want to know how to ensure you're still successful years later? Here's what I've learned on how to do it.
So many people have the ability to work remotely now but aren't doing it yet. In this post, you'll learn how to ask your boss to work remotely.
What is going to happen to lifestyle businesses in 2017? Will there be more opportunity, or is it best to stick with a day job? We analyze in this post.
This is the 2016 annual review for Sean Ogle and Location Rebel, taking an honest look at what went well, and what didn't.
Visiting the island of ISLAY, SCOTLAND? This post has everything you need to know to taste all the best ISLAY SCOTCH while you're there.
Looking for a little Instagram inspiration? These 16 accounts are full of motivational quotes, and cool photos that will definitely leave you inspired.
There are an unbelievable number of good reasons to travel more. But if you're a new entrepreneur? The benefits of traveling more get compounded in a big way. Looking for inspiration or a reason to get out and see the world. Then read this RIGHT NOW.
Are you a new entrepreneur, struggling to break out of the 9 to 5 mentality? This post will help.
Trying to figure out if you should build a lifestyle business or a startup? This post will give insight into both worlds and help you decide.
Want to know how to work from anywhere on earth? We show you how with Location Rebel and The Desk
A wedding. A death. And a reminder that sometimes all it takes is saying three simple words that can make a world of difference.
Apprenticeships are making a comeback and if you're a small business looking for talent, or someone hungry to learn, an apprenticeship is a good way to go.
The Red Shirt protests of 2010 in Bangkok were the real deal. Especially when they started shooting at me.
What is an Entrepreneur? There're tons of ways to be one. If you think you're not a real entrepreneur because you have a lifestyle business, think again.
Every year, I like to sit down and think the things I rocked at and the things I sucked at in my business each year. It's a good exercise to try.
I played 15 top 100 golf courses in 4 States in 15 days. Here are some of the lessons I learned while I was on the trip.
When you can work from anywhere on Earth, it becomes very easy to fall behind in either work or play. Use these strategies to stay ahead of the game.
Lifestyle design is a bit of a buzzword that has gotten a bad reputation. However, it's around for good whether you like it or not.
In our busy lives we tend to get bogged down from time to time and lose sight of whats really important. Take time to play in order to stay sane.
Americans are engrained in the status quo of their lives. Anything that contradicts this is shunned by the vast majority of the population. Until now.
Getting lost these days can take a fair amount of effort on your part - in a word of increasing familiarity and globalization. But it's worth every second.
The cost of living in Bali can be as little or as much as you want it to be. This is one of the many benefits to living in Asia.
Creating luck is simply a matter of showing up. I've been considered "lucky" my whole life - but it's only because I'm willing to go one step farther.
That’s what life is, an adventure. The good, the bad, and the unexpected. It all amounts to having stories to tell at the end of the day, and this will definitely result in a good one. And this one, from Kho Phi Phi Thailand, is a great one.
Working from a tropical island is not necessarily as glamorous as you might like to think. Here's an honest assessment of what it's like working from Bali.
The Tropical MBA wants someone to come live and work in Bali for free. Interns will live in a villa in Seminyak and become a true lifestyle entrepreneur. This was the experience that changed my life, so check it out.
Is the four hour work week actually possible? A lot of people don't think so. Here's what I have to say to them...
Orlando Jones (aka the guy in the 7up commercials) showed up at our place in LA the other night and proceeded to give some of the most inspiring advice I'd received in awhile.
Saying yes may be one of the most underrated aspects of changing your life. Here we look at the benefits that can be achieved through the art of saying yes.
Credibility is an interesting topic. Who should you listen to and what is just noise? The more genuine you are, the easier it is to build credibility
There has been a lot of talk about minimalism lately, but not nearly enough emphasis on the opposite end of the spectrum - the maximalist lifestyle
How I went from a conformist living in a cubicle, to preparing to move to Thailand to experience life the way it was meant to be lived.
Location Rebel is six months old. I've got some readers, I just left my job, but is this blog a success? Let's look at the facts....
Is there something in your life that you have been wanting to do, but keep putting off due to the fear of uncertainty? Well lucky for you, you're not alone.
Ever been a time in your life where you have to make a decision but dont know what to do? I've been there. Here's what to do, when you don't know what to do
A look into how having a comfortable life can force you to sacrifice your broader experiences