Inspiration

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The catalyst. We all have the power to change.

by Kim February 14, 2014

I am sharing Michele’s story because it is an amazing example of how capable we are. I think it demonstrates just how much power we have over our own lives.

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How to decide to say yes or no

by Kim January 27, 2014

It was hard to decide if we should take the job we’d been offered. Were we willing to leave SE Asia early, abandon our travels and work for someone else again? The answer, ultimately, was yes. And here’s why: It all boils down to a piece of advice I heard a few months ago about how to decide to say yes or no.

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Three months of Life On Fire

by Kim December 15, 2013

Life On Fire is now available in PDF! In the three months since its launch, the book has been simmering, slowly making the rounds and falling into the hands of those who need to read it. I can see it as it winds its way through this community of dreamers, touching those of us that keep marching forward towards the things that matter most in our lives.

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My book is here! Life On Fire: A Step-By-Step Guide To Living Your Dreams

by Kim September 9, 2013

My book is here! Life On Fire: A Step-By-Step Guide To Living Your Dreams has launched on Amazon today. Live the life that you are meant to live. This book will teach you how.

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The things I know about happiness

by Kim September 3, 2013

I am an eternal optimist and I’m naturally resilient and these two traits keep me mostly happy most of the time. Still, I’ve said before that I consider happiness a moving target. Happiness isn’t something like a tattoo that, once embedded, stays forever. Happiness is not a destination.

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My book is coming! Life On Fire: A Step-By-Step Guide To Living Your Dreams

by Kim August 29, 2013

Learn how to live your dreams! My e-book Life On Fire: A Step-By-Step Guide To Living Your Dreams is coming on 9/9/13.

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About this OM symbol

by Kim July 21, 2013

I wear this OM around my neck to remind me that the universe has my back. And I wear it as a celebration of the thrilling fact that life is magic and filled with things so big that we cannot explain or understand them.

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The journey

by Kim July 14, 2013

One day a voice inside me said: “This is not what your life is for.” And, against the odds, I listened.

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Quotes about working hard

by Kim May 22, 2013

20 of my favorite quotes about working hard.

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At Blackwater Pond

by Kim May 19, 2013

At Blackwater Pond. A poem by Mary Oliver.

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Links I love around the internet and beyond

by Kim May 15, 2013

A compilation of stuff I love on the internet and beyond.

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Antilamentation

by Kim May 12, 2013

Antilamentation. A poem by Dorianne Laux.

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Quotes about writing

by Kim May 8, 2013

30 of my favorite quotes about writing.

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For those of you contemplating your own bold move

by Kim April 17, 2013

“Figure out what your purpose is in life, what you really and truly want to do with your time and your life; then be willing to sacrifice everything and then some to achieve it. If you are not willing to make the sacrifice then keep searching.” – Quintina Ragnacci

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Advice to my 21-year-old self

by Kim February 20, 2013

I started writing this months ago for my baby sister, ten years younger than I am, to give to her on her 21st birthday. I never finished or published it and it’s been sitting in draft form ever since. But today I’m pulling it out of the gutter and sweeping off the dust, putting it out there for you to read.

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A little story about a little sloth

by Kim November 7, 2012

A little story about a little sloth stranded on the side of a river in the Amazon

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