Quests, Adventure and my 2015 Word of the Year

The idea of questing really appeals to my geeky/adventurous side. When I wanted to go to the Retreat Retreat in July of 2014, I set the intention and made it happen. I created Hustle Quest, which consisted of several services in my Whirligig Social business, in order to reach my goal of spending a week in Whistler, BC.

Ramit Sethi’s post Why You Should Start a Quest was well-timed since I was just thinking last night about my 2015 word of the year. I have plenty of local adventures planned as part of the 35 by 35 Quest. Those experiences and adventures are top priority for me in 2015. I’ve scheduled the “schedulable” stuff in my calendar already, and have budgeted out the money I’ll need to make those things happen.

The following quote is the first thing you come across in chapter 1 of Chris Guillebeau’s new book The Happiness of Pursuit. I recently purchased, but haven’t yet finished, this book. Have you read it yet? I’d love to know your thoughts.

It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your front door. You step out on to the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you’ll be swept off to. —j. r. r. tolkien


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