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.
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.
Do you want to start an online business, but you've got a lot of mental hang ups with getting started? Here's how Location Rebel Academy helped one member.
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.
Want to do more with your life? Then start with writing a bucket list. This post shows you exactly how to create a bucket list of your own.
Chore vs. privilege. Oftentimes the things that start feeling like a chore are anything but. See what I mean and how you can change your perspective.
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.
I have had ten defining moments in life that have changed the way I perceive what is possible. This is what I've learned from each.
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.
Your Golden Rules are the 5 things you do everyday that lead to a happier and more successful life. How do you figure out what they are? Read on to see.
When things don't go according to plan you only have two options. One option will leave you better off in the end, and the other...won't. Choose wisely.
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. It could be a club, coworking spot, or otherwise, but finding it is key.
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.
Want to know why you should stop being flaky and do the things you say you're going to do? Let's face it, you don't need me to tell you why it's a good idea.
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...
I've heard it all, blogging is dead, it doesn't matter, blah blah. I disagree. I think blogging is a key tool for success. So why blog? Here are 56 reasons.
The concept of the "Glory Days" absolutely terrifies me. Why? Because I never want to feel like my life has peaked and that my best days are behind me. In this post we'll show you how to not settle and show you how to do interesting things in life on a regular basis.
Learn how Dan Pierson of Bolt Collective turned his hobbies into hustles and created a number of awesome brands built all around his interests. He's even more proof you can create a business doing something you love.
Learning how to build skills quickly isn't nearly as difficult as most people make it out to be. In fact, it really comes down to a matter of proper motivation. This post will show you the basics of rapid skill building and get you on the right track.
Want to learn how to have stress free travel experiences? Take it from someone who has been in some dicey travel situations. The secret to remaining stress free all comes down to ONE word. Can you guess what it is?
In my 2017 annual review I reflect on what went well, what didn't, and why not enough changed in both life and business.
Want a better way to look at your past accomplishments and be grateful for what you have done? Well, look no further than the reverse bucket list.
Wanting to do more cool stuff in life? Or maybe make a major change? These are the best bucket list books we've found for helping you do exactly that.
Are you ready to finally stop saying 'what if...' or 'someday I'm going to...' You can do the things you want, right now, all you have to do is just do it.
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.
Have a layover in Singapore? This is what you should do.
Want to know how to work from anywhere on earth? We show you how with Location Rebel and The Desk
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.
In 2015, it's absolutely essential to have a bucket list. This post will walk you through how to write a bucket list and prove it's easier than you think.
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.
There are only 7 days in a week, and someday isn't one of them. If you're going to be successful in like you need to abolish the someday mindset.
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.
It's been awhile since I've had a BIG adventure. TIme to change that, don't you think? Read on to find out what I'm doing.
Have trouble making decisions and being decisive? Try a little decision therapy.
Ever wondered what it feels like to be hypnotized? Well let me tell you a little story...
I left my job exactly three years ago, and since I've learned a lot about life and entrepreneurship. Here are 10 of the most important things I've learned.
Have you found since you started working for yourself you're repeatedly making excuses and not getting work done? Here's why and how to solve the problem.
Have your dreams come true? Reached all your goals? Wondering what to do next? Here are some ideas for how to move forward.
Do people constantly tell you what you want to hear, rather than what you need to hear? Stop that, it's bad for both of you.
Are you currently living the life that you really want? Are you on the path to doing so? If the answer is no, this is how you start.
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.
Jun Loayza had a successful internet startup that he couldn't take anymore, so he left to start a lifestyle business.
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.
Trying to figure out if you should make a big purchase in life? It's pretty simple to figure out if it's a good move.
Ever wanted to live the luxury lifestyle for less? Hacking the high life has you covered :)
The future of the American dream is constantly shifting. Technology makes it easier than ever to make amazing things happen. Are you taking advantage?
Dread Mondays? Bored at your job? Here's how to get more enjoyment AND value out of your current day job.
The more time you sit in front of your computer the greater the likelihood of depression and drop in productivity.
Its March and I'm not where I'd like to be as far as my 2012 goals. Time to reassess and get back on 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.
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.
In order to be successful going through uncomfortable situations, there needs to be elements of comofort to keep you together.
Every year I create big goals for myself and my business. 2012 is no different and these are some of my primary goals for the new year.
The idea of the dream job is a myth - you won't find it anywhere, you need to create it. It's not as hard as you think, here;s how you can create it.
My all time favorite guitarist Joe Bonamassa, just doesn't seem to be the same dude he used to be. This details my thoughts on why.
Sick of long flights? These airplane exercises will have you limber and in shape regardless of how long your flight is.
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 importance of an inquiring mind in business is unparalled. If you aren't striving for deeper understanding, you aren't even in the game.
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.
Whether you're a solopreneur or big business, company culture is vital to the success and happiness of you and any employees you have.
Whether being a frugal traveler, travel hacker, or plain cheap ass, these are some of the biggest ways that I've "saved money" while on the go.
Social influence is going to become the method for finding content on the internet. Don't have an audience? Better start to build one.