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  • Quote of the Week

    We are what we do. Excellent then, is not an act, but a habit. –Aristotle

  • Word of the Week

    1: conscious exertion of power : hard work
    2: a serious attempt : try
    3: something produced by exertion or trying
    4: effective force as distinguished from the possible resistance called into action by such a force
    5: the total work done to achieve a particular end

Will Leather Goods

What Bill has to say about nature is truth. Check out his company, Will Leather Goods.

“Karmic” Episode #1

On my trip to (and from) Sandestin Beach Resort, I encountered what I like to call “window-seat hijackers.” These individuals grab the window seats, perhaps unknowningly, though they are assigned the aisle. I didn’t protest and I wasn’t bitter about it. If someone loves the window seat, then by all means take it. On my … Continue reading


Self-doubt is the most sinister form of resistance I encounter on my journey. It has been known to stop me dead in my tracks and consume an entire day (and even entire weeks!). Just yesterday, I had a breaking point and began to job hunt. I felt antsy, rushed and agitated. I was desperate to … Continue reading

That Disconnect

My absence has been good and bad. Good because I’m busier than I can sometimes handle. Bad because I haven’t been keeping up with this blog. But here I am, y’all. I do apologize. The main reason I’m writing today: I’ve been feeling disconnected. I hope by the end of this post, I can figure … Continue reading

I’m an Amateur.

I’m an amateur. It doesn’t take much to notice that. I often find myself groping for what exactly I’m meant to be doing with my life. I wholeheartedly believe we all have an ideal path, a path accessible through searching and letting go, a path that evolves and challenges us. However, distractions and confusion are … Continue reading

Class acts – Colombia [Monocle]

Class acts – Colombia [Monocle]: In the poor south side of Bogotá, many children don’t have access to a good education. Monocle meets two people trying to improve things. One is an architect who designs school buildings that pupils and their communities can be proud of. The other is a rubbish-truck driver, who has collected thousands … Continue reading

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Danny MacAskill

Danny MacAskill is one example of someone who’s making a living doing what he loves.  

Should You Combine Your Many Passions or Choose One? Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!

Should You Combine Your Many Passions or Choose One? Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!: Story of my life. Not the answer I want to hear, but definitely the answer I should hear.

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Finding the Right Path… Again

I’ve been M.I.A. in the month of August. I have to apologize. This month flew by! And as the Fall comes closer, business is picking up. Trust that I am eternally grateful for the lack of time on my hands these days. But with this new busy schedule and dwindling free time, I’ve had to … Continue reading

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Long Quote: Barbara Winter

Here’s a perspective altering quote from Barbara Winter’s Making a Living without a Job.  It’s incredible how the dictionary defines self-esteem with somewhat arrogant terms, when in reality, that’s not the case at all: While it may be intangible, self-esteem is not invisible. It’s easy to spot people who have high self-esteem by their behavior. … Continue reading