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HunanBabes

“Two Sizes Too Small”

By | Acceptance, Change, Different, Heart, Life changing moments, Thought Provoking | 28 Comments

I’m a huge advocate for stepping outside one’s comfort zone. Often the best times for genuine growth stem from taking a chance on a new challenge and diving in. Although moving to the middle-of-nowhere China, not speaking the language, and being the only American female foreign teacher in the town was difficult, I learned so much from that first year…

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BaiJiu

Justice vs. The Fool

By | Change, Choice, Courage, Different, Life, Life changing moments, New Experiences, Thought Provoking, Trust, Why not? | 17 Comments

A couple weeks ago, I went to see Kamaljit, my favorite masseuse in the world, for a long overdue massage. I absolutely love my time there. I always feel like I’m in a safe and sacred port. On this occasion, Kamaljit decided to try something new. She had just journeyed to Santa Cruz to buy new Tarot cards, and as we…

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Imagine the Impossible

Cleaning House: Making Room for a New Year

By | Appreciation, Choice, Courage, Different, Heart, Life, Life changing moments, passion, Questions that Count, Soul, Trust | 29 Comments

The Chinese have a beautiful tradition for Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year. Each family cleans their house thoroughly before the end of the year. In mopping, dusting, and sweeping every nook and cranny, the old energy of the previous year is cleared away, and there is space for the new. On the first day of the new year (according…

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Photo by Jacqueline Boone

Why don’t you quit your job?

By | Choice, Different, Life, Life changing moments, New Experiences, Not taking life too seriously, Simple, Why not? | 44 Comments

I’ve been talking a lot about 6 Months to Live with several new people lately, and it’s always interesting to hear people’s comments and questions.  One person sarcastically asked, “Well, if you only had 6 months to live, why are you still working?”  I read him a quote from my Kickstarter Project: “Most of us have no idea when our…

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