one woman's quest to live the life she's imagined all while daring you to do the same

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    Fail, Fail Again and Fail Better

    We are totally team Pema over here in the Hurley/Haggarty house. Elisa attributes her to saving her life, and I never tire listening to her transparent and authentic teachings. I…

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    Qi Gong: My new shit

    *I just learned Lee Holden is Deepak’s go-to qi gong dude. I caught him at Mindvalley’s Awesomenessfest a la via Youtube ;) One thing I have to say about all this…

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    Start With Why

    I just finished Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why. You may have seen his viral TED on the same topic: How Great Leaders Inspire Action. Martin Luther King, Jr, Steve Jobs,…

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    Guru On the Go: Fashionable, functional, frickin’ rad wristwear

    Although I’m not a huge fan of adding any more technology to our lives, I have to say this is the coolest piece of tech I’ve come across in a while. It’s called…

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    Our Deepest Fear

    “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask…

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    Inspiration Break: One badass dude

    I caught this nugget of inspiration posted on Elephant Journal earlier this week. I secretly want to be an adventurer of some kind, taking on super risky stunts and defying laws…

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    Hero’s Journey: It’s no day at the beach

    I love this short clip because it absolutely captures it: sissies need not apply. This is tough stuff. Turning inward, willingly overturning the dusty boxes we’ve shoved to…


    Great Pumpkin

    I skim the listserve emails everyday. I’ve gotten so I can kinda sort the good from the bad pretty quickly. This was a recent diamond in…

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    We Made It!

    Hooray! Thanks to all your awesome support and one significant go-getter (you know who you are), we made it;) That’s 123.8 kids going to school next…


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