Lifestyle Designers: Create Quarterly Reports For Your Life

If you are new to lifestyle design, or are experienced, you are probably focused/focusing on designing the life of your dreams. What does that designed life look like? A life that is line with your values, your desires, your dreams - and upping your overall quality of life. At Hipster, we fully embrace lifestyle design: we believe not only in investing in properties but in yourself, too. When you ...

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Be Like Water: Life Wisdom From Bruce Lee

If the recession -- or depression, according to some -- taught us anything, it taught us the need for reinvention and adaptation. The economic downturn changed everything: business models, methods of communication, and job markets all became radically different quite quickly. As we start to pick up the pieces and move forward, many of us feel overwhelmed by the need to learn new skills or new ways of doing things, ...

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Following Your Dreams: What Buzzfeed Can’t Tell You

“Love what you do and do what you love. Don't listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.”- Ray Bradbury Are you feeling stuck by the confines of your job? Do you find yourself day-dreaming about those haunting - "What if's"...What if life is as short as everyone says ...

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Shatter Fear

What do you regret most in life? That which you did, or that which you didn't do? It's an age-old question, and it usually has the same answer: we regret what we didn't do. We regret those times we didn't act. We regret the times we were .... afraid. Yes, afraid. There's nothing wrong with being afraid, of course: it happens to the strongest of us. It's a natural reaction to ...

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Treasure. Don’t Juggle.

For this week's lifestyle design post, we're putting the focus on angles of approach. We talk about about angles of approach when it comes to real estate investing, so why not look at angles of approach for life? If you're reading this, you're probably something of an over-achiever or go-getter. You want to improve, refine, perfect. Hipster gets that - actually, we love that. Whether it's an adrenaline rush jumping ...

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Sometimes, A Fork In The Road Is Just A Fork In The Road

People always say, "Prepare yourselves: one day there will be a fork in the road." They say, "you'll need to make a decision you don't want make." They say, "Get ready." We lifestyle designers say something different: we say this - every single day there is a fork in the road. Sometimes it's a real fork, sometimes it's a change in philosophical direction, sometimes it's a different way to get ...

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