Tag Archives: adventure

How to Cut to the Chase in Knowing What Kind of Person You’re Signing Up For

It might sound crazy but hear me out. It’s expensive, but well worth the cost. Especially when considering other potential costs that come with spending time in a bad relationship. Lost years, emotional turmoil, divorce… The perfect pre-test to any … Continue reading

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My Obsession With Travel Doesn’t Make Me Classist

In the article Your Obsession With Travel Sure Feels Classist To Me, Ravishly writer Catherine DM Clover exposes the chip on her shoulder about the lack of travel she’s done in her life. She reveals that as a child “And … Continue reading

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The Pot of Gold on the Other Side of Awkward

I came across this TED blog post by Tania Luna at just the right time: http://blog.ted.com/2013/07/26/8-tips-to-make-your-life-more-surprising-from-a-surprisologist/ Tania Luna coins herself a Surprisologist, which is just about the most awesome title I can imagine. I wish I had thought of it. … Continue reading

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Ingredients for Creativity, According to Me, Steve Jobs, Einstein, and my Cousin Lisa

Something that’s been on my mind is creativity: what is it and how does it happen? Halloween week seems a particularly apt week to explore it. More than any other holiday, Halloween celebrates creativity. The focus isn’t on gifts or … Continue reading

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Can Babies and Adventure Co-exist? And Soul-Realignment.

Hawaii has its own particular spirit – mana that is decisive in its acceptance or rejection of anything or anyone trying to take root here. It is written in Michener’s Hawaii: “Nothing, nothing that ever existed on this island reached … Continue reading

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