A Life Well-Lived: Inspiration From My Grandpa

If you receive my email newsletter, you know I was working through something a few months ago. Something I wasn’t ready to reveal on the blog. It’s now been over two months since my grandfather passed away, and I’m ready to share his story with you.  I started writing it on the plane when he first got […]

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The Simple Thing I’d Like for My Birthday

A birthday cake my bff Stew made me last year. Seriously, I am lucky!

Travel can be many things: delightful, educational, exhausting, eye-opening, exciting, and sometimes downright miserable. But even on the most disastrous of trips, something positive comes out of it. And that something is gratitude. I’m turning 28 on Sunday — and I’ve never been more filled with gratitude in my entire life. A lot of that is […]

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27 Inspirational Projects & Quotes from WDS 2014

Michael Hyatt of MichaelHyatt.com

If you’re subscribed to my newsletter (you are, right?!), you’ll know I recently attended the World Domination Summit (WDS) in Portland, Oregon. This amazing conference is spearheaded by Chris Guillebeau, who traveled to every single country in the world (before the age of 35!) and wrote The Art of Non-Conformity (one of my favorite books ever). WDS is based on three […]

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Meet the Adorable Snow Monkeys of Japan

Baby snow monkey Japan

We crunched up the snowy path. It was freezing outside; we could see our breath and barely feel our toes. But we knew something magical awaited us at the top, so we kept going. Then, we saw one. It darted across our path to go prostrate itself on a heating pipe. It was small, greyish […]

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