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Ghost Life

by Kim October 21, 2014

I have this ghost life that haunts me, floating beside me on the sea, paralleling my real life with its unlived possibility.

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And our next adventure is…

by Kim September 23, 2014

As the months ticked by we knew we had to make a decision about the future. Would we keep traveling? Would we settle down again? We both agreed that we wanted to keep going but not in the a-new-place-every-week kind of way that we’ve been going for the past seven months.

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Life on Fire: A celebration of my first creative child

by Kim September 10, 2014

It’s been one year since I published my first book Life on Fire. Sharing it with the world was one of the scariest things I’ve ever done. That terrible voice inside, the negative, nagging one, said: Who do you think you are?

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In another life

by Kim August 24, 2014

When I was younger I was intrigued by the people I’d meet who would use the phrase, In another life I was… when offering a piece of their personal history.

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One hectic year. Reflections on my birthday.

by Kim August 6, 2014

Reflections on my birthday on a hectic year of travel and what all this moving around has taught me about my dreams.

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Birthday book SALE! Life On Fire is only $3.99!

by Kim August 2, 2014

It’s my birthday! To celebrate the special occasion of being alive I’m offering a sale on my book, Life On Fire: A Step-By-Step Guide To Living Your Dreams, in hope that the book will encourage and inspire you to fight like hell for your biggest dreams.

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A letter from the experimenters

by Kim July 30, 2014

Kim, your life is an experiment. The experiment is to see what will happen if you live every moment in tune with that voice inside your soul, the voice that you’ve dusted off and pulled out from the remains of your old life, the voice that refused to be voiceless.

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Win a $50 Amazon gift card: Sign up for the So Many Places Newsletter. (Plus other announcements).

by Kim May 28, 2014

I’ve got lots of announcements this month and the biggest is the launch of the So Many Places Newsletter. Sign up to receive the newsletter and you’ll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift certificate!

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Reflections on two years of travel

by Kim May 21, 2014

We have cause for celebration because it was two years ago today that Brian and I quit our jobs, sold everything we owned, and drove away from life as we knew it to explore the world for a while.

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Enough about you, let’s talk about me

by Kim April 10, 2014

When we travel internationally and meet other Americans they are travelers too. They tend to understand why we are out exploring the world. Now that we are back in the states there are less people who get it and more who ask us how we are surviving. They want details.

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And now it’s time to panic!

by Kim February 27, 2014

The best things in my life have always come when I said yes to an idea, opportunity or situation in which I had absolutely no idea what the outcome would be and that had the potential to turn out very badly. And every single time, after saying yes to that risky, terrifying thing, I’d sit down and wonder if I hadn’t just made the most awesomely irresponsible mistake of my life.

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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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I can’t fight this feeling anymore

by Kim January 30, 2014

Sometimes when Brian and I are restless and the feeling of being stuck overwhelms us we borrow my in-laws car and drive out to my favorite neighborhood in Cincinnati. In this part of town the homes are old and stately and made of brick with wide front porches. Here, the fast food chains and big box stores are replaced by cafes and boutiques. I feel good on these historic streets, like I’m a part of something.

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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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Going for it. Our 2014 surprise shift.

by Kim January 18, 2014

We’ve got a huge announcement and a major shift in store for 2014.

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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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