10 Ways To Expand Your Life While Stuck In Middle America

Great article, definitely thoughts to provoke one to move forward.

Thought Catalog

Screen Shot 2014-01-14 at 3.32.44 PM1. Read, a lot. Reading is a sure fire way to mentally transport yourself somewhere else. The time invested in each book is equivalent to the time spent in that world, so you’re basically getting a vacay without having to move a muscle. The best part? You’re wordy vacations aren’t limited by reality. If you want to go to space, then gosh darn it, you can! If you want to be part of a quirky, magical community in London, you can do that too. If, for whatever reason, you want to be part of a gladiatorial game in a futuristic America, then stock up on some mental fighting tricks and survival techniques, and go for it. You may even learn something valuable as you’re traipsing between pages.

2. Take some artistic liberty from Edward Hopper and begin to appreciate just what makes America, America. There really is something beautiful about…

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