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2016
Jan
01
Resolution #1: Make This Your Best Year (and How to Do It)
“What if this year you made ASPIRATIONS instead of RESOLUTIONS?
What if you focused on things ...”
How Airbnb Kicks Off Your Bucket List Travel AND Income Goals
“For the past year I've met cool people from around the world (one of my ...”
2015
Dec
14
A dead simple way to track your goals and memories
“Spreadsheets might be the easiest way to track lots of goals. And spreadsheets you can access ...”
Jan
02
I founded SuperViva to give you inspiration for life
“I don't know how Seth Godin does it, but his little daily posts uncannily relate ...”
01
How to Make and Manage a Life List
“(originally published August 17, 2008) From my experience building a bucket list-making site SuperViva (no longer ...”
2014
Dec
12
How to Request Your SuperViva Life List
“ What's on your life list? You will soon find out... To partner with me in my ...”
Request Your List
“Please contribute $5 or more via PayPal to fund the time it takes to get and ...”
2013
Nov
10
Want to make this your best year? Here’s how I do it.
“Originally posted in December, 2006. It’s New Years. Time for resolutions? Or time for something different? ...”
Jun
25
SuperViva Update
“If you arrived here seeking your life list... You came to the right place. Although much ...”
23
Important SuperViva Status Message: Carpe diem !
“The SuperViva website as we have known it since January 2006 is no longer with ...”
21
221 Summer Ideas: A List from the Worldwide 1 Hour Brainstorm
“ This experiment was a "scholarly" look at how people's minds work. How many goals would ...”
May
15
The Flight is Half Empty (A Negative Plus a Negative Equals a Positive)
“After one leg of a recent flight so jam packed I had to gate-check my ...”
Apr
03
Want your next trip to be full of surprise? Let synchronicity be your guide
“I get an invitation to spend a few days on the beach in Florida, a ...”
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Mar
02
Paint the Perfect Future By Projecting Forward to Backtrack
“When one door gets painted wrong... There I am painting a beautiful new wood door with ...”
Jan
05
Rediscover Life's Magic by Talking to Strangers
“I'm in a cafe and hear these three guys talking about shipping kilns and how ...”
01
An Expert's Formula For Making Your Bucket List Goals Happen
“A bucket list for the pie in the sky brainstorming + Evernote for capturing info ...”
2012
Dec
31
Rekindle a Relationship by Looking to the Past and Future
“The Oakland Museum of California asked the public to full out a survey to learn ...”
1 comments
29
Famous Artists Talk About Their Goals
“All your favorite performing artists and other creative talents didn't make it by chance. They ...”
21
Life List To Do's The Day the World Ends
“If you're like me you already live each day like it's your last. So the ...”
14
Some People Say Forget Goal Setting. Not For This Girl
“I adore Peter Bregman's very real blog posts about life and business. So I was ...”
5 Cheap and Fun Holiday Gifts With Meaning
“With the end of the world upon us*, 2012 more than ever calls for creative ...”
Nov
01
Get Organized to Write a Novel in National Novel Writing Month
“Twas 2006 when I settled into my laptop to let the fingers fly on November ...”
1 comments
Sep
27
Simplify Your Life : Simply Pay Attention
“Last week I spent many minutes searching for a place to drop off a UPS ...”
06
How Not to Paint a House Stairway
“'Twas before dawn when I rose, fired up the stove, and brewed a cup of ...”
2 comments
04
5 Fall Apple Ideas for Food & Travel Lovers - A Bucket List to Pin on Pinterest
“Pick apples at an orchard Apples await your culinary creations... (Maybe some recipes will get your ...”
Aug
05
What kind of entrepreneur are you?
“A fascinating new book Heart. Smarts. Guts. and Luck. rolls up four types of entrepreneurs ...”
Feb
07
Inspiration From Flash Mobs
“Back in the '90s before the Internet connected most of the world, the idea of ...”
2011
Dec
26
Make Your New Years List - Bucket List Vs Resolutions Vs Goals ?
“I've got my long-term life list (of things big and small that I want to do ...”
Jan
03
Love Story Thanks to a Goals List
“Happy new year! Way to get 2011 off to a great start, a SuperViva member shared ...”
1 comments
2010
Nov
30
Writing the Future Story of Your Life
“After reading The Story of Your Life: Becoming the Author of Your Experience - a ...”
Oct
13
Enlightened Business Summit - Free Teleconference
“If you work at a business or are running one, you may want to check ...”
Sep
06
Earn Real Money for Virtual Goods
“ This weekend I randomly met a guy from Crowd Flower on the street. Reminded me ...”
Aug
31
Remaking Your Life in a Small Town
“When tossing old papers recently, I came across an April 2005 Sunset Magazine article about ...”
1 comments
09
Living Minimally - A Trend Worth Following
“In But Will It Make You Happy? the New York Times sheds light on the ...”
1 comments
01
Participate in Tony Robbins' and Huffington Post's Most Inspiring 'Breakthrough' Story Of The Week
“Very cool series in collaboration between Tony Robbins and the Huffington Post to gather stories ...”
Jul
17
3 Great "Second Act" Stories on Video
“Love the small house stories, not only as a career but as a concept. Three ...”
10
Writing a Bucket List is How The Bucket List Came to Be!
“On Instant Netflix there is a very well edited movie called Tales from the Script ...”
1 comments
06
Appreciating Sameness in a Fast Changing World
“A major highlight of a recent trip to New York was hanging out with a ...”
Jun
09
Travel This Summer or Year Round On the Cheap
“A recent post by Tim Ferriss (of Four Hour Work Week fame) makes a very ...”
May
07
Think Like Lady Gaga
“Before I read Esquire's article by a good friend of Lady Gaga's I'll admit I ...”
1 comments
Apr
15
Artists Show the Power of Goals
“I love when some little thing I had on SuperViva surprises and inspires me. A ...”
Mar
13
Amazing Mom Turned Entrepreneur Story
“I've followed the progress of Lynn turning an idea into a business. It's taken follow ...”
1 comments
Feb
03
Google Competition for Kids: If I could do anything...
“Hey, I'm happy to see great minds and corporations think alike. A couple of years ago ...”
Jan
01
Some Resolutions Were Made To Be Broken
“This morning one of the first "tactical" goals of the year I wrote down was ...”
1 comments
2009
Dec
31
Personal Year in Review Questions
“Awesome questions from David Allen's Getting Things Done (GTD) newsletter that are perfect for ending ...”
28
MySQL Help Needed in Trade...
“SuperViva is a "LAMP" site and is on a good hosting service...for some reason the ...”
25
Great Simple New Years Resolutions
“1) Get in Shape for the Right Reasons Yesterday I had not 1 - but 2 ...”
Nov
17
Top 10 Reasons
“Cute article in the LA Weekly about top 10 reasons we like top 10 lists. Before ...”
1 comments
Oct
06
Blame It On Maslow's Hierarchy
“I don't mean blame Maslow himself. But pretty much when relationships  don't work out due ...”
1 comments
Sep
21
Happy Fall - Good Time to Turn Over a New Leaf
“It's the first day of Fall already! There are some things I want to change in ...”
Aug
31
To Photograph or Not to Photograph
“I checked my bag in as requested at the Dali Theater-Museum and only after entering ...”
Going With the Flow When Traveling Means Nothing's Bad
“Going with the flow while traveling is especially important, when so much is out of ...”
28
And So Began La Tomatina!
“Some people, like me, came to Spain just to throw tomatoes in La Tomatina. Others ...”
2 comments
25
La Tomatina Tips in Valencia Spain
“Today Valencia, tomorrow La Tomatina! If you love visiting colonial cities you will love Valencia. The ...”
13
To do before they die ...
“Just read that Les Paul has passed away. A few years ago I achieved my goal ...”
01
Get Help Making Decisions with Hunch!
“I asked: Which city should I visit in Spain? Hunch asked... Would you prefer popular destinations? I replied off ...”
1 comments
Jul
05
Go for the Fulfilling Goals Like a Beach of Glass
“This weekend I achieved a very long time goal to visit Glass Beach. I'd known ...”
01
Become Your Own Toy Story
“Tips for Toy Voices Did you ever imagine that one day your voice could be part ...”
Jun
23
Free Summer Art Workshops in San Francisco
“Wow the Academy of Art has a bunch of free art workshops for adults and ...”
18
Inventor Opportunities Abound
“If you have a goal to invent something, here are some really fun opportunities for ...”
14
Drive a Porsche - Check!
“Goals to drive particular cars seem small in the big picture, but boy can they ...”
2 comments
08
Travel Lists for Summer Ideas
“What's a travel website without a list of bests? I've been on the hunt to ...”
1 comments
May
25
Classic Rags to Riches Story
“Today a New Yorker article by Malcolm Gladwell caught my eye: The Uses of Adversity: ...”
22
New Midlife Crisis Idea
“Way back when, City Slickers symbolized the ultimate midlife crisis, when Billy Crystal goes off ...”
2 comments
17
Almost 100,000 Goals !
“I'm so excited, only a few hundred life goals to be listed before SuperViva hits ...”
Apr
14
April is National Poetry Month - A New Game
“Last year in April I wrote some dumb poem So this year I'll try something new ...”
12
Have a Right Hemisphere Experience
“Wisconsin Public Radio has just kicked off a thought provoking series on Future Perfect: Dreamers, ...”
Mar
28
Maybe I Will Forego Wingsuit Flying
“This rad extreme skiing champion just died "while jumping off a cliff with a parachute ...”
23
Spring Goals: Plant Something Different
“It seems like it takes a big event to get me to blog these days ...”
2 comments
12
Brainstorm on Twitter Today
“I saw this cool idea and event from Barbara Sher: "Don't forget to come to Twitter.com ...”
1 comments
Feb
27
Why Do We Love Making Lists?
“NPR counted the ways, at least 10 of them, to answer "Why is it that ...”
1 comments
14
Happy Valentine's Day!
“I wrote a couple of good posts about V-Day last year that might be fun ...”
13
Eat, Pray, Think About Creativity
“From the TED conference, watch Elizabeth Gilbert talk about "A different way to think about ...”
07
A Rags to Riches Family Business Success Story
“The Costco Connection magazine often has in-depth interviews with successful businesses and famous consultants, making ...”
06
President Admits a Mistake. Why the Big Deal?
“Much like the martian in Bugs Bunny, I was very very angry to read today ...”
01
I Want to Fly !
“Skydiving bah humbug. Hang gliding...for wimps. Paragliding, as if. My new goal is to FLY ...”
1 comments
Jan
25
12
Travel Find: HelpX to Meet Locals and Learn
“Only ever so often do I check into Couch Surfing's community and when I do, ...”
1 comments
09
Thoughts on Life Listing and SuperViva
“I've been so busy with my new dream job I haven't been as involved with ...”
2 comments
08
Martha Beck Video Contest - Win an Hour of Coaching
“All it takes is making a short video of yourself giving horrible coaching advice - ...”
03
2008
Dec
31
Need Motivation for Flying into 2009!
“This is a particularly unique New Years Eve for me as I'm going to be ...”
2 comments
30
Great Jobs for Women Over 40
“Inspired by a MORE Magazine article on 10 Great Jobs for Midlife Women, here's a ...”
4 comments
27
Ways to Make Your New Years Life List
“I love to help people think about their life goals and try writing them, or ...”
1 comments
21
I always wanted to have chickens (Not)
“I'm having a ball compiling the ideas people provided for 75 Things a Woman Should ...”
18
How to Make Fans and Influence People
“The Open Forum business blog has a detailed and clever analysis about what went right ...”
15
A Story of Dying While Living
“The San Francisco Chronicle today celebrated the lives of Hugh (92) and Elsie (90) Chang, ...”
07
Contact
“Thanks for getting in touch. If you had a life list on SuperViva please email ...”
04
The Best Reason to Social Network
“When you're happy, you can start a happiness virus through your social network, according to ...”
02
2009 Trend Predictions from Trendwatching
“Trendwatching has taken its crystal ball, thanks to its trendspotters, and identified several consumer trends ...”
Nov
23
75 Things Every Woman Should Do
“A few months ago Esquire Magazine published 75 Things a Man Should Do in their ...”
1 comments
18
Happiness Poll
“In the spirit of an upcoming conference about happiness: What mostly free things makes you ...”
1 comments
16
Get Thanks This Thanksgiving With Fruit Donations
“For years I've wanted to organize a program to harvest fruit from yards of people ...”
13
Make a Goal to Reduce Your Waistline
“An article on the BBC's website titled "Love handles" raise death risk caught my ...”
10
How to Get Started With Voice Acting
“Today I noticed another SuperViva life list goal to learn voice acting. When she asked ...”
08
Gratuitous Cute Dog Photo
“ Now I see why pet photos rule the Internet. Oh, but this blog post is not ...”
1 comments
06
To Do or Not To Do
“It's a cold Fall evening, You're short on time and money, but torn by the ...”
05
Hope and Change
“I spent the evening among hundreds of rabid Obama supporters, many African American. And all ...”
04
It's NaBloPoMo Too - National Blog Posting Month
“Is it cheating if I post this as one of my blog posts for National ...”
1 comments
Oct
31
Write Your Novel in November's NaNoWriMo !
“It's been two years since I wrote my NaNoWriMo novel, and while this year I'm ...”
30
I Never Wanted to Watch the World Series
“There are many things I've always wanted to do—none involving baseball goals. But when my friends ...”
27
Need Money? Check for Unclaimed Property and Get Your Money Back
“You may have money waiting for you from old utilities who tried to send you ...”
25
Want to Win a Photography Contest? Go for National Geo
“Nary did I write about several Halloween contests that I discovered the deadline for National ...”
22
DIY Halloween Costumes on a Budget Plus a Contest
“What a great year for DIY and "reduce, reuse, recycling" to be so in vogue. ...”
21
Europe Mega Fare Sale on Lufthansa - October 22 Only
“Visit Lufthansa on October 22 to find very low fares to Europe, starting at $239 ...”
18
I Always Wanted to be a Professional Photographer
“I double-took upon seeing this photo by Associated Press photographer Amy Sancetta on a Yahoo! ...”
16
Get In the Press and Help a Reporter
“Recently a friend told me about Peter Shankman, Public Relations maven extraordinaire. Most fascinating and relevant ...”
15
Volcanoes, Marshmallows, and Efficiently Achieving Goals
“Longtime SuperViva fan and supporter Heathervescent checked her SuperViva life list before a trip to ...”
13
Do's and Don'ts for October's National Cookie Month
“Every month is national something or other. But this month it's a good one. Coooookies! DO ...try ...”
1 comments
12
Not Rich? Perhaps This is Why
“In 10 (More) Reasons You're Not Rich, Jeffrey Strain from TheStreet.com offers a few great ...”
08
Cheap and Easy Secrets to Being Green
“Green this and green that. Before the economy free fell, the hottest thing around was ...”
04
Babar the Elephant Museum Exhibit in New York till January 4
“The guard at the JP Morgan library agreed: We'd never seen so many happy people ...”
Sep
26
Google Wants Your Ideas to Change the World
“Many of us have goals to positively affect a billion people's lives. Now's our chance! Google ...”
Make Someone Happy. It's As Easy As A B C
“Recently I emailed a friend a list of 10 great things about him. I loved ...”
24
If Magritte Loved Starbucks
“How often can you write a blog post about surrealist children's books only to discover ...”
23
Embrace Your Inner Surrealist with Art Explorers
“Just last week I snapped a photo of a Claes Oldenburg statue at a museum. ...”
21
Want to Own Your Own Cafe? Things Not to Do...
“You've made a goal on your life list to open a coffee shop. Every time ...”
15
RescueTime Helps You Stop Surfing and Start Living
“Watching life pass you by as you browse an endless road of YouTube videos? ...”
1 comments
14
Arrr! Talk Like a Pirate Day - September 19
“Ahoy mateys!! Another year another Talk Like a Pirate Day! A day fer land lubbers of ...”
11
Five MORE Things Happy People Do
“I enjoyed reading Gabrielle LeBlanc's research-backed article Five Things Happy People Do in Oprah Magazine. ...”
What Would You Do If You Knew You Wouldn't Fail?
“I asked hundreds of people around the world What would you do if you knew ...”
08
Frugal European Travel for Singles - Make a Goal to be a Tart in Paris
“Oh wait, I meant to eat a tart in Paris. In a great New York Times ...”
06
Important Life Goal: Protect Your Identity
“If you're going to live a happy, full life and do the things on your ...”
02
What Would You Do If You Knew You'd SUCCEED At It?
“Forgot that saying about "What would you do if you knew you wouldn't FAIL." Why ...”
92 comments
01
Decision Making Series: Saving Time vs Risk
“Do you ever dash across a street at night when your light is yellow? Or perhaps ...”
Aug
26
Daily Gratitude Habit Is Easier Than You Think
“I'm grateful for the amazing bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables this year! A study by ...”
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23
Travel Richly by Couch Surfing
“Since writing this a few years ago, Airbnb has grown into a global phenomenon, something ...”
21
Fun Way to Waste Time & a Clever Marketing Campaign
“Need I say more? Yearbook Yourself is an interesting marketing campaign by a mall operator. You ...”
19
Making the Hard Decision of When to Quit
“When you've embarked on a serious, ambitious effort—especially one that was a major life goal—it's ...”
18
Make Your Bucket List Adventures Happen
“After a lifetime of outdoor adventures and sports certifications Kevin Crowe started an adventure travel ...”
15
Dreaming of Being a Blue Man ?
“If you're watched one too many Arrested Development episodes where Tobias dresses up in Blue ...”
09
Top 10 Goals List Leads 21 Year Old to Success
“ Inc. Magazine has a great profile of an entrepreneur who found success by focusing on ...”
06
Perseid Meteor Showers Rain Down Around August 12
“I've never seen a shooting star let alone caught the natural wonder of Perseid meteor ...”
05
Cancer Patients Get Free Flights to Treatment Centers
“What a fabulous idea and service the non-profit Corporate Angel Network created. I only just ...”
04
Why Make a Life List? A 17-Year Life Lister Tells All
“I recently became acquainted with Vic (aka Vienesse), a longtime SuperViva member, who has had ...”
03
Expand Your Horizons as a Fish Out of Water
“A friend taking an Intercultural Communications class has assignment to experience being a "fish out ...”
01
Time to Work Out Your Brain?
“Time to tack "brain fitness" onto your goal list? If you're feeling fuzzy, check out Posit ...”
Jul
30
Breakdown? Locked Out? Time to Zen Out
“When plans change unexpectedly, leaving you with loads of time to brood or bemoan the ...”
25
Randy Pausch Passes On (A Legacy)
“We are often told to think about what we want our obituaries to say. Or ...”
24
Why Make a Goal List? A 17-Year Life Lister Tells All
“I recently became acquainted with Vic (aka Vienesse), a longtime SuperViva member, who has ...”
23
A Goal to be a Movie Extra Achieved! Completely Randomly.
“The phone rings at 3pm on Tuesday. "Want to be an extra in a Danny ...”
1 comments
18
Lessons in Love, Money and Synchronicity
“Today Ben Stein wrote an adorable article called Lessons in Love, by Way of Economics ...”
The Power of Positive Chocolate Eating
Worldwide 1 Hour Summer Ideas Brainstorm Experiment
“You probably have ideas in mind of things to do in summer. Well, through the magic ...”
17
About our Recent Absence
“absence Noun 1. the state of being away; 2. the time during which a person or thing ...”
08
Where the Hell Is Matt: The Must See Video of the Year
“Spontaneous dancing around the world becomes an internet sensation. I want to be like Matt ...”
What Kind of Tree Are You?
“Oddly enough today I met a puppeteer on the street. Our conversation led to her ...”
04
Do they have 4th of July outside of the United States?
“Remember that old joke? 🙂 Happy Independence Day! No matter where you are, make your day ...”
03
Turning Your Passion Into a Business
“Recently I engaged in a discussion about chocolate with someone where I rattled off my ...”
Jun
28
What to Do This Summer? Flow...
“ "Flow" is the mental state of operation in which the person is fully immersed in ...”
26
Most Popular Ideas of Things to Do
“ According to members of SuperViva.com buy a house Pay off all my debt Get married Go to Italy ride in ...”
Lists of Ideas
“If you copy any content from these lists, make sure to link back to the ...”
43 Productive Things To Do If You're Bored
“A longtime SuperViva Member wrote a list of things to do when you're bored (maybe ...”
7 comments
21
Life Ideas - Public Summer Brainstorm Experiment
“This week we enjoyed "Spare the Air day" in the San Francisco Bay Area, with ...”
5 comments
19
Breast Cancer Survivor Living Large With Her Life List
“I'm so excited to meet Shelly77, a new SuperViva member, who has a great story ...”
17
Set a World Record Today - Download Firefox 3
“Have you always wanted to set a world record? If so, add it to your ...”
13
How Do You Want to Be Remembered - In 2 Words
“In reading about the sudden passing of Tim Russert, who questioned the powerful and influential ...”
12
48 Hour Film Project - Your Chance to Make It Big
“A few years ago a good friend participated in The 48 Hour Film Project—which I ...”
09
There's Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself
“I've always been a fan of Franklin D. Roosevelt and today was reminded of his ...”
06
Not Sure About Something in Life? Test Drive It !
“You try software for 30 days. You date before you get married, in most cultures ...”
01
Ways to Travel Near Home This Summer
“ The New York Times compiled a list of The 31 Places to Go This Summer ...”
1 comments
May
28
Free Small Business Success Seminar from Entrepreneur
“Starting or running a new business? Consider attending one of the free breakfast seminars that ...”
24
How Far Will You Go? (20 Years and $20 Million ?)
“ Is your life dedicated to one epic goal on a scale of a space shuttle ...”
20
Do Something Different On Memorial Day
“This Memorial Day (Monday May 26, 2008), enjoy your barbeques. But how about also celebrating ...”
18
Interesting Find: Lego Camp
“How much more fun and memorable is learning when you're doing something enjoyable that incorporates ...”
15
So You Want to Write a Great Movie Script
“If you're an aspiring Hollywood (or Sundance) type, here are a few incredibly useful and ...”
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06
Interesting Find: Artistic Dream Movie
“This is the first in a series of neat things I find on the Internet. ...”
05
5 Unique Mother's Day Ideas
“You'll find lots of ideas for things to do for mom on SuperViva. Here are ...”
Apr
29
Want to Act in a Movie With Matt Damon ? Or See American Idol Live ?
“One of SuperViva's team members has put together an incredible list of once in a ...”
23
Top 15 Mysteries of the Mind and Life
“Doing what you want in life is a complicated proposition. You need the mental state ...”
21
5 Easy Things to Do on Earth Day - April 22
“April 22 is Earth Day, observed each year by more than 500 million people and ...”
Kudos to Danica Patrick - First Female IndyCar Winner
“They're models! They're rockstars! Recently I heard about several women who KICK ASS in their ...”
15
Spring Into Your Photography Goals With Flower Power
“For years I'd wanted to witness fields and hills blanketed with orange California poppies. In general ...”
11
National Poetry Month is the Time for Poetry Goals
“What did my wondering eyes see today, but that April is National Poetry Month. Hooray! Write ...”
10
About
“Click the image to see an overview of SuperViva's original site. SuperViva.com came to life in ...”
01
April Fool’s Day - Say What's On Your Mind for Real!
“In my quest to come up with some clever April Fool's Day prank, it occurred ...”
Mar
26
Be Like Oprah and Pitch Your Own Big Give
“The nearly universal desire I've heard from creative entrepreneurs is "I want to be on ...”
21
Those Freakin’ Ideas Somehow Work
“Rarely do I laugh out loud from an email. But today someone wrote: "I visited your ...”
14
Brainstorm Your Goals
“Rent My Mind and Reach Your Goals It's a known, well documented fact that brainstorming and ...”
Touched by a Sea Turtle
“When things don't go as planned, go with the flow: Talk to people. Be flexible. ...”
09
The Power of Positive Cookie Making
“Chocolate chip cookies are my life. I even have a goal to perfect my chocolate ...”
1 comments
02
Do Something That Makes You Supremely Happy Today
“Often in women's groups and magazines when I read about treating yourself well or making ...”
1 comments
Feb
29
How to Easily Save Money Without Giving Up Your Lifestyle
“In "31 Solid-Gold Ways to Save" (March 2008 Oprah Magazine)*, Anne Kadet lists some very ...”
28
Closing a Few Doors and Having Fewer Options Simplifies Life
“The most emailed article in the New York Times today is provocatively titled "The Advantages ...”
25
7 Ways to Change Your Thinking and Reach Your Goals
“Listing your dreams and goals is the easy part. But lots of big goals need ...”
18
Secrets of Success from Successful People
“A brief video from the TED conference on what makes people successful, taken from surveys ...”
17
Advice for New Inventors
“ Want to be the next Thomas Edison? Or George Foreman? Or the Ginsu Knife genius? If ...”
14
7 Smart Habits for Valentine’ Day
“1. DON'T blow off someone you had plans with by simply ignoring them. Be polite ...”
10
Unusual and Lovely Valentine’s Ideas
“Some recession-proof ideas with heart, for Valentine's Day, from the goal setting members of SuperViva: ...”
05
Starting a Business? Get 10 Tips to Succeed Like Zappos.com
“What companies do you rave to friends about? Who do you return to again and ...”
Jan
31
Increase Your Return On Your Investments So You Can Work Less
“You probably have a few goals on your life list to learn things. A new ...”
28
On mid-January Depression, Happiness, and Wooden Boats
“This morning after reading a particular magazine I decided there are TOO much talk and ...”
27
Double Dog Dare is the Feel Good Story of the Week
“After hearing about this I may add a goal to my life list to do ...”
1 comments
24
Q&A With Sean Aiken Whose Jobs Are One Week Long
“Sean Aiken is on week 43 of his One Week Job project. For one year ...”
23
It’s National Pie Day - Make It a Pizza Pie for Dinner
“National Pie Day has come and nearly gone but we're having a little celebration with ...”
20
Do Vision Board Life Collages Really Work?
“My friends reluctantly accepted my invitation to a party where we were to make collages, ...”
2 comments
19
Recommended Web Hosts and Where to Buy Domains
“Starting a website or an online business? Learn from my experience! Following are reviews based on ...”
18
Need a Quick Brainstorm About Your Goals - Or Anything?
“ Rent My Mind and Reach Your Goals It's a known, well documented fact that brainstorming and ...”
Want the Exhilaration of Adventure Travel With a Chance of Death?
“Here's your recipe for adrenalin for the day: 1) Check out the list of World's Most ...”
17
Free Online Classes from MIT for Artists, Writers, Teachers Etc
“Did you know that MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) offers classes beyond the rocket scientist-computer-multimedia ...”
15
Have You Made Your “Before I Kick the Bucket List” Yet?
“How thrilling to see SuperViva mentioned in a USA Today article about The Bucket List! Ironically ...”
11
See the Greatest Surfing Contest Ever - Mavericks - January 12
“If I hadn't glanced over at the newspaper I would have missed the news that ...”
10
So You Want to Make New Year’s Resolutions…
“Come January 1st each year the big question looms: "Are you making any New Years ...”
08
Sometimes It’s Good to Quit When You’re Not Ahead
“Martha Beck offers yet more gems of good life advice, backed by expert facts, in ...”
04
Making a Life List on SuperViva
“A new SuperViva member named Ben has developed an interesting methodology for managing his life, ...”
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2007
Dec
31
Happy New Year to All You Kids Out There
“Now go play in the snow— whether literally or in spirit! ”
30
Trying to Figure Out New Years Resolutions ?
“If you're thinking about making changes in your life as "New Years Resolutions" I highly ...”
28
Major Life List Success Story - At 16 !
“Among many things, the most important goal on my list was to win a contest. ...”
26
Innovative Techniques for Planning Your 2008
“Innovator's Digest focuses on innovation within business; but their Technique-of-the-Week tips easily apply to improving ...”
23
SuperViva Success Story: Goal to Write a Screenplay. Check!
“This exciting end of 2007 success story comes from someone who started her life list ...”
18
Finding Work That Matters As Your Next Career or After Retirement
“Someone asked the Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal the eternal question: How do I find my ...”
16
Talk and Press About SuperViva
“About SuperViva | Press Info A roundup of SuperViva members, other bloggers, and websites mentioning SuperViva. ...”
14
Enjoying the Holiday Parties: Focus on Life, Not Food
“1. Fill Your Mouth With Words Not Food Cheryl Richardson advises "When attending social gatherings, spend ...”
11
The Cutest Puppy Dog Gifts & Cards - $1 Shipping Today!
“ONLY $1 SHIPPING TODAY on our exclusive designs featuring the cutest inspirational puppy dog cartoons ...”
09
My Life List Puts Me SO Ahead of the Travel Trends
“Today's New York Times has a list of the 53 Places to Go in 2008. ...”
07
“The Bucket List” Movie - Add It To Your Life List
“Today I heard about The Bucket List, a Jack Nicholson movie in which two men ...”
03
How to Record Your Child’s Voice or Dog Bark As a Mobile Phone Ringtone
“Just recently I had an idea to personalize my cell phone ringtone with the voice ...”
Nov
30
Success Stories of Early Retirement. Really Early.
“Read about people from all walks of life who have "retired" from day-to-day work, in ...”
29
So Busy You Feel Like Everything You Do Is Half-Baked?
“Recently a friend who works at home and has two young kids said she feels ...”
28
Family Activity Ideas and Goals for Fall and Winter
“Fall and winter are a perfect time to work on weather-friendly goals like to research ...”
23
Find a Steal In the Amazon Daily Deal
“Tis the Season for Black Friday Deals The After-Thanksgiving sales are on. Get your holiday shopping ...”
21
Want to Simplify Your Life? Save With an Hourly Car Rental
“How much does your car really cost you each year? I for one am afraid ...”
15
Make Your Birthday the New Year for Resolutions says Cheryl Richardson
“Cheryl Richardson proposes a better option to New Years resolutions in "The Birthday Ritual: ...”
11
Starbucks Pay It Forward Holiday Cheer Campaign
“ Today I was introduced to Starbucks' "Pass the Cheer" program, which has 3 components ...”
09
Forget Self-Help: The Real Secret According to Barbara Sher
“I had the opportunity to see Barbara Sher, author of many books on finding a ...”
02
Angel Funding Options for Women Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses
“Starting a business is a very popular goal listed on SuperViva. The Wall Street Journal recently ...”
Oct
25
Top 10 Things to Do Immediately (Before They Die)
“While I was sleeping, news came out that the Hershey Chocolate factory in Oakdale, CA ...”
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21
Life Coach and Business Coach Directory
“About this Hand-Picked Directory of Personal Life Coaches and Business Coaches The directory links to websites ...”
18
My Name is SuperViva Not Super Diva
“Being named SuperViva is a lot like going through life with a first name that's ...”
14
Writing a Life List: Dos & Don’ts
“More Life Coach and Personal Development Articles About Life Lists by Jill Smolinski A life list—a list ...”
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The First Time I Read Wayne Dyer (I Felt Fulfilled)
“I'll admit in the past I've kind of avoided Wayne Dyer altogether. Never read him. ...”
12
True Stories of Synchronicity, Bakeries, and Talking to Strangers
“December 24, 2016: The story of strangers got stranger than when I first wrote this ...”
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06
Take a Year Off and See Why Unemployment RULES (An Article on Life Transformation)
“More Life Coach and Personal Development Articles Written by, and about, Melea Seward I disembarked from ...”
Throw a Life Vision Collaging Party and Map Your Dreams in Pictures
“More Life Coach and Personal Development Articles >> It's now mid-October—10 months after I made my ...”
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Still Looking For Your Dream Job and Purpose in Life? Think Different
“ Update: July 2008: Did you know you can audition to be a Blue Man?! You've read ...”
02
Thoughts on Ken Burns “The War” Series
“As someone who grew up in America, I often remark, when things seem bad, how ...”
Sep
24
A Professor With Terminal Cancer Happily Speaks of Childhood Dreams
“Wow - Don't miss this Wall Street Journal article and short video in which Randy ...”
23
How to Create and Run a MasterMind Group
“More Life Coach and Personal Development Articles About Life Lists In Think and Grow Rich!—one of ...”
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Gaming With a Social Purpose - The ESP Game
“Like to relax over an online game? Carnegie Mellon has developed the addictive, useful ESP ...”
18
Singles - Celebrate National Singles Week With Your Freedom to…
“do whatever you want with your life! If you don't want to be single, try something ...”
15
Thoughts on Living Each Day Like It’s Your Last
“The September O, The Oprah Magazine chronicles the results of asking several women "What do ...”
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11
Anita Roddick - A Life Worth Examining
“I am somewhat shocked to read of Body Shop founder Anita Roddick's sudden death today. ...”
08
What to Pack for a Trip - My Ultimate Packing List
“I always end up writing and re-writing my packing lists, whether it's for a trip ...”
07
Tips from Motley Fool to “Kick Bad Habits and Save $26,000″
“Even if all of the expenses mentioned in "Kick Bad Habits and Save $26,000" don't ...”
Aug
31
The Life of Peter Max: A Series of Fortunate Events
“I had the fortune to hear Peter Max—the artist synonymous with 60s style—talk about his ...”
26
SuperViva Member Uses Life Lists to Change Her Life and the World
“Tara joined SuperViva in 2006, and from the get-go saw the positive effects of making ...”
25
Back to School? Explore Interesting Education Resources
“From Aeronautics to Magic to Writing and Humanistic Studies, MIT OpenCourseWare makes available course materials ...”
18
Greater Good Magazine Explores the Science of Gratitude and Altruism (Want to Write About This?)
“Greater Good Magazine "is a new voice of compassion, hope, and inspiration. Four times a ...”
14
Today: Do Something You’ve Always Wanted To Do
“Imagine losing one of your limbs at combat, then having the drive and bravery to ...”
12
Can’t See Today’s Meteor Showers? Catch It on YouTube
“I've discovered a fabulous YouTube contributor who not only shot video of tonight's meteor showers ...”
11
Non-Foolish Ideas for What You Can Do With $5000
“The Motley Fool article What to Do With $5,000 has some great ideas, ranging from ...”
05
Finally Some Good News: “Get Older, Get Happier”
“A few blog posts ago I quoted Napolean Hill's discussion in Think and Grow Rich!—that ...”
04
Free Internet Utilities to Super Charge Your Life
“Here are some easy ways to add flexibility into your life while save time and ...”
Jul
31
Learn About SARK’s Journey to Her Work & Join a Writing Workshop
“ If you don't know SARK, check out Planet SARK - a community of people who ...”
22
Discovering the Secret of 1937 - Think and Grow Rich
“ For years and years I'd heard of the book Think and Grow Rich! by Napolean ...”
15
Easy Ways to Save Time & Money
“I'll keep updating this with new tips. Add your ideas too! Find the cheapest gas in ...”
An Ode to Multitasking: Time Management of the Little Things
“This morning as I got out of bed, I thought about everything I needed to ...”
09
SuperViva Member Reviews Tim Ferriss’ “4-Hour Work Week”
“Guest Post by Eric I just read the 4 Hour Work Week (by Tim Ferriss) and ...”
06
What could be scarier than public speaking?
“The next time you need to speak in public, have one thing in mind: This ...”
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Jun
29
A Daily Blog and Book About Living by Lists
“Acclaimed author Jill Smolinski recently came out with "The Next Thing On My List," an ...”
23
Want to pay off your debt? Cut out ATM bank fees …
“Reducing debt starts by cutting out unnecessary costs. The Street has 10 great tips for reducing ...”
21
The Mystery of Candy Canes Unraveled!
“I'd seen their ribbon candy in Gourmet Magazine, so it was fun to take a ...”
19
5 (or 100) Things That Make Me Happy
“A few people have a nice goal to "make a list of 100 things that ...”
Why I Love Danny DeVito
“Even if we ignore his great acting career, Danny DeVito is a model for how ...”
18
SuperViva Success: Busy Mom Lets SuperViva Be Her Guide
“A doctor and a mother, SuperViva member Countrydoc sent this wonderful story about how she ...”
11
Going For My Goals in 2007: A Great Trip to Bali, Thailand and Laos
“ Trip reports: I've just taken a month-long voyage I've thought about since college... far too ...”
10
Want $5 million to change the world this summer?
“Got an American Express card and a big idea? Check out American Express' "The Members ...”
09
Uplifting Messages in a Restroom Stall? Why Not!
“ This year I finally visited Thailand, something I've been wanting to do since college many ...”
08
Discoveries in Luang Prabang, Laos
“On a several week trip to Thailand and Bali, I took a side detour to ...”
Adventures in Thailand
“On my life list I had a bunch of goals related to my first trip ...”
07
Basking in Bali (Got a goal to learn to scuba?)
“Surfing and Scuba Diving in Bali - Checked Off the List! Hey wait it's only mid-year ...”
04
About This Blog
“This blog has a few purposes: It's where I muse about goal setting, ways to accomplish ...”
01
An Audacious Goal-Setting Success Story
“Business Week said it right when they described Bill Bartmann's career as "one of seized ...”
May
01
SuperViva Member Cooks Up Idea for Recipe Deck
“ Bibby Gignilliat had already built her successful business, Parties That Cook, arranging cooking parties for individuals, ...”
Apr
29
The Pursuit of Happiness - a hot topic even in 1917
“The Forbes Magazine 90th anniversary issue highlights some excerpts from the September 15, 1917 issue. ...”
20
Rethinking your career? Learn about the Most Satisfying Jobs
“The 2006 General Social Survey (GSS) by the National Opinion Research Center at the University ...”
17
Example of Vision Board / Treasure Map
“A few SuperViva members in New York started a blog to support and empower other ...”
Thoughts on “Stumbling on Happiness”
“I spent way too much time thinking about whether to suggest reading "Stumbling on Happiness" ...”
02
Are You Too Busy? Why?
“New York Times Shortcuts column has a brief thoughtful article that gets you to wonder ...”
Mar
29
10 Important Things to Do Instead of Your Taxes
“10. Immediately set up a social networking community on Ning. If not now, when? 9. Find ...”
24
Way to try out Toastmasters and improv skills - Random presentations
“I'm at Barcamp LA, an event that's hard to describe but in a nutshell is ...”
17
The Cutest T-Shirt of the Season
“ Viva la SuperViva VivaPup - our brilliant mascot designed by Ronny featured on flattering American ...”
12
Top and Bottom 5 Things About SXSW Interactive So Far
“It's the beginning of day 4 at SXSW Interactive and I am compelled to share ...”
Feb
28
Old Robot Actors Don’t Fade Away. They become art historians!
“I loved learning from Wired Magazine that Peter Weller of Robocop fame (and of course ...”
13
Looking for an organizer that makes you think? Check out Jennifer Louden’s Life Organizer
“For months I looked forward to the publication of Jennifer Louden's "The Life Organizer: A ...”
04
Helpful “resolutions” articles on Entrepreneur.com
“If you're an entrepreneur or aspire to be, you might be interested to see Entrepeneur.com's ...”
Jan
30
Instant Life List - Just Add it to SuperViva
“Recently we added some new features to SuperViva.com that 1. Super Lister! Want to manage your ...”
27
SuperViva helping people do what they’ve always wanted to do
“This has been a good week for good news related to SuperViva . Jason, who has ...”
18
A Goal to Be On Good Morning America Turns Into a Serenade by Diana Ross!
“A friend and avid dreamer, who makes the most of her life by setting goals, ...”
17
08
Happiness 101 - Can happiness be learned?
“Happiness 101 in the New York Times take a look at the state of the ...”
06
10 Diet Resolutions Without Giving Up the Decadent Stuff
“A few simple resolution suggestions that are easy to keep and may help you achieve ...”
02
No regrets - See your favorite musicians play before it’s too late
“It just so happens I'm going to New York this month, so I made sure ...”
Interesting advice: Don’t try to be happy
“ABC News has a few practical tips on how to be happy that caught my ...”
2006
Dec
29
A Few Great Things to Do in Los Angeles
“Recently I've spent more time in LA than I had since the time I went ...”
28
End of Year Countdown: 10 Interesting People I Met
“Lessons in why it's good to talk to strangers. You meet the darndest, coolest people. ...”
08
Musing on the importance of life goals to add meaning to life
“Yesterday on the phone, a friend spontaneously launched into a musing about how having a ...”
Nov
26
If you can’t write a novel in a month maybe…
“you can write your memoir in 6 words! Check out the cute Six-Word Memoir Contest, running ...”
22
When just another cool shirt won’t do for the holidays
“If you're looking for cute shirts as gifts for the holidays or congratulations, check out ...”
01
National Novel Writing Month - Let your fingers fly!
“If you've got a goal to write a novel in NaNoWriMo now's the time to ...”
Oct
21
An Experiment for Teachers to Help Students Be Goal and Achievement Oriented
“That title sounds very serious - but I am very excited about an experiment 2 ...”
Sep
29
Super Freaky Synchronicity Crossing Paths
“Just a couple of anecdotes from the last month of odd synchronicity phenomena: 1) My friend ...”
19
It’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day!”
“ Yes - September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Visit the website for ...”
14
“User-Driven Idea Generation”
“I would like for you to test something out. The next time you want something ...”
11
Nikdawg81 - a SuperViva life list poster child
“I've called SuperViva a place to make an "a la carte" menu of things to ...”
07
Really who can plan a peak experience like 0 - 60 - 0 in 3.069 seconds?
“Last night I drove 25 miles up the highway with a smile plastered on my ...”
Aug
22
Interesting Project: Couples counseling before you need couples counseling
“I heard about this brillian program on NPR: "Promoting Marriage to Reduce Poverty." "...couples completed a ...”
17
How to track your peak experiences with SuperViva
“Lately I've been a slacker in terms of journaling memorable things, good days, or dreams. ...”
12
Secret Low Airfare Deals Websites
“You know when the supermarket mis-prices something and you have the once in a life ...”
06
New Study: Men are like chocolate, Women are like peanut butter
“Or something like that. I just read an article about some fascinating findings discussed in ...”
Jul
28
And I was thinking the Twilight Zone was weird
“Over the July 4th weekend, the Sci Fi channel ran a Twilight Zone marathon. I've ...”
24
Get Thee to the Farmer’s Market
“The farmer's markets in Washington wowed me on a recent trip. It's hard to wow ...”
17
An Ask and Ye Shall Receive Tale
“Excuse the Olde English but it was too appropriate. For a while now I've had ...”
Overcoming Fears with Q&A
“I can't help but think this is an old concept, but I only heard it ...”
05
Running List of People Living Their Dream Lives
“I'm meeting so many people who've pursued their dreams with success in fun interesting careers, ...”
Jun
29
Planning your summer vacation (and maybe a career change)?
“Vocation Vacations is a service that lets you do both at once. It's just what ...”
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25
Authentic Happiness Quizzes and Research Projects from Upenn
“AuthenticHappiness.com is the hub for the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology program's website. If you're ...”
Success Story: SuperViva Member Trades Depression for a Life List
“"I'd like to tell you how much I love SuperViva and how much it has ...”
14
Find Meaning in Your Life With the SuperViva Idea Search
“I'm thrilled about a new feature on SuperViva - the Idea Search. It's our idea ...”
13
Carpe Synchronicity - Follow Up is Key
“This morning as I exited an elevator, I saw a guy in a motorcycle getup ...”
11
A Book That Tells You to Do It All
“Barbara Sher - a great inspiration in my life - recently came out with a ...”
01
Good Advice: “Lessons From a New Retiree”
“As Albert B. Crenshaw, a Washington Post columnist retired, he shared some tips for how ...”
May
26
Following an impulse every day
“"Ever feel like work requires you to stifle your personal impulses, goals, interests, desires? Don’t get ...”
25
SuperViva Life Lister Reaches Goal to Kicks Ass (news at 11)
“It's only May and Heather has already reached her goal of "kicking ass in 2006." ...”
Using SuperViva to help you “Get Things Done”
“Lisa Peake, with the David Allen Company, wrote a thoughtful blog posting about how SuperViva ...”
24
Want to sell something? (Yourself, your business?)
“Check out the cool new "pitch wizard" from 15 Second Pitch. I recently met Laura, ...”
09
A Bevy of Creative Successes
“Twas the 9th of Mayas I glanced at the newson the Yahoo home pageand was ...”
01
Wow it really works
“The "life storm" party really made a difference! I received this report today from one ...”
Apr
26
Got a goal to write an award-winning song?
“Entries for the 11th Annual USA Songwriting Competition are currently being accepted. Winning songs of ...”
22
Speed Brainstorming on Life Goals Party - a really fun concept
“Yesterday I had a party where 25 people wore stickers listing 5 of their goals. ...”
11
Howtoons - Cartoons on how to do things - How cool!!!
“The innovators at Squid Labs make me smile as I browse descriptions of their useful, ...”
07
A Hurricane Katrina Hero in My Midst
“Often we (or I) assume people are a "certain way" from the context in which ...”
Mar
29
Psychogeography - You learn something new every day
“The nice thing about the Internet is you never know where it will take you. Today ...”
20
What do you call footballs that grow on trees?
“Cacao!Introducing a crazy fun list of "50 Things Every Rioter Should Do" brought to you ...”
13
Getting the Things Done You Want To Do
“For the umpteempth time today someone raved about the book Getting Things Done : The ...”
10
Furry Lobsters and Rat-Squirrels, Oh My!
“This week the furry lobster discovery topped big science news, nearly trumped by the rat-squirrel. ...”
02
Yesterday the big news was…. Happiness!
“The hot story on the newswires yesterday came from Live Science: The Keys to Happiness, ...”
Feb
26
No one on their deathbed says “I wish I’d worked harder.”
“ Today I read a serious example of this. Gene O'Kelly, the CEO of KPMG, ...”
25
Success Story: SuperViva Member Rediscovers Herself
“"I have always been a list person. I make lists for everything. SuperViva allows me ...”
04
Combining many goals into 1 activity: Alaska marathon
“I am sure I'm typical of someone with a life list: I didn't even remember ...”
Jan
18
How I Stopped Worrying and Learned To Love a Life List
“Yesterday I was talking to this guy who said he had a life list till age ...”
06
Wearing your goals on your sleeve works!
“There I was minding my own business at Peet's Coffee, wearing a zipper hooded jacket ...”
03
Stop and smell the sunrise?
“This morning may have served the most beautiful sunrise I've ever seen in the Bay ...”
2005
Dec
30
Guitar Lessons - finally doing it!
“I'm so excited. I've signed up for guitar lessons and I am going to buy ...”