Thoughtful Thursday – January 5, 2017


Thoughtful Thursday


Hey friends,


Every Thursday I post the latest and greatest content related to travel and self-improvement that I've found throughout the week.


It could include articles, videos, podcasts, books, photographs, or any other sort of thought-inducing content I may come across.


No matter the medium, you can expect to find excellence—and a renewed drive to achieve all that you can in life—right here.






Week of January 5, 2017


-Why travelers are returning to travel agents, via USA Today.

-Smile-free Russia, snooty France and welcoming Italy: Tourists reveal the friendliest and rudest countries they've ever visited, courtesy of Naomi Leach of the Daily Mail.

-People want to tear down these architectural masterpieces because they’re too depressing. What do you think?


Personal Improvement


 -.Here’s a little trick for how to automatically infuse more gratitude into your life: Spend more money on experiences, and less on material objects, by Amanda MacMillan of

-Find out how to read a self-help book in 90 minutes, courtesy of Darius Foroux.

-Do What Excites You: How to Push Through Fear & Make Bold Choices, by Miranda Hill of TinyBuddha.


Professional Development


-How to Invent Radical Solutions to Huge Problems, by Alison E. Berman.

-How High Expectations Can Lead to Disappointment, Depression, and Anxiety, by Caroline D. James of TinyBuddha.

-How to Promote Yourself Authentically to Gain New Opportunities, by Alyssa Martin of TinyBuddha.


  1. January 6, 2017 / 10:02 am

    Thanks for these weekly round-ups. They are quite helpful.

    • Andrew Scott
      January 7, 2017 / 1:42 am

      Glad you are enjoying them, Heather! Let me know if there’s something else you’d like me to regularly include!

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