1000 Awesome Things became a celebrated and award winning blog organically from nothing.....well not exactly nothing, but an idea and commitment to acknowledging the small things that make all of us happy and feel positive.
Neil Pasricha's blog was built around life's simple pleasures, and started in times of sadness and stress. His goal was to focus on what was positive in his life to deal with those tough things going on.
In this TED video Neil reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with A) to leading a life that's truly awesome. If you have 17 minutes to spare, watch it, it'll make your day (and maybe all your days ahead) better:
Neil certainly didn’t anticipate that his website/blog would become one with reaching to millions of readers, win two Webby Awards (“the Internet’s highest honor” according to The New York Times), be named one of PC Magazine’s Top 100 Sites On the Internet.
Great learnings here all around!