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Life Designed: Lessons of 2018, Goals & Visas

Happy New Year! 🎆 I'm back. Many things had happened since the last update. On December 30, I turned
Life Designed: Lessons of 2018, Goals & Visas
By Tomas Laurinavicius • Issue #13 • View online
Happy New Year! 🎆
I’m back. Many things had happened since the last update.
On December 30, I turned 27 and had the best birthday party with Colombian food and a Mariachi band!
Two weeks ago, my girlfriend and I arrived in Lithuania where we’ll work on getting a long-term visa for her to stay in Europe and the plan is to move to Spain as soon as we have the documents. It’s freezing here!
I feel calmer knowing that I won’t be traveling as crazy as I did in the previous years. I’m getting back to regular writing and it feels great.
Welcome to another edition of Life Designed where I share the knowledge and resources to help you live better.

What a year. Here’s a recap of 2018. My highlights, failures, successes and biggest life lessons of 2018. It’s been the best year so far, but that doesn’t mean everything went my way.
After years of questioning myself, observing people and diving into books, I found something tangible. If you don’t know what to do with your life, read on, I have some food for thought.
Danny Forest is a top writer on Medium. I asked him to share some of his most influential habits and routines. Here’s what he had to say: “The most influential habit of my life is when I started learning 3 new skills every month, practicing for 30 minutes each every morning before work.”
If you haven’t set any goals yet, Nat Eliason shares a goal tracking system using Airtable. The system lets you easily track your yearly, quarterly, monthly, weekly, and daily goals.
Your quest for visa requirements research is over. Know where you can travel with your passport tension free. Find visa requirements and document checklist for 238+ countries.
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It’s impossible to always be productive. According to Cal Newport, the author of Deep Work, your mental capacity is limited to three to four hours of cognitively intense work in a day. Here’s my list of productive things to do when bored at work or life.
AeroMexico airlines troll Texans. It’s a funny ad with a creative twist.
Food for Thought
“I must create a system or be enslaved by another man’s.” – William Blake
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” – Marcus Aurelius
“A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.”– Winston Churchill
“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” – Ram Dass
Now
⏰ Time: 07:21
🎧 Listening: Root To Branch, Vol. 3
📖 Reading: How to Think by Alan Jacobs
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