Halloween with Students in China

Truly Living Is Not Depressing

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“6 months to live? Sounds depressing!” I get this response a lot. So much in fact that I’ve even considered changing the name of the blog. It’s understandably difficult to overcome the pervasive negative connotation that comes with facing a terminal illness, or death. Death is a reminder. Whether we ‘know’ when our time will come or not, it comes…

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The Adventure Begins (Again!)

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I just finished a journal I began in August. At the time I was living in San Francisco, going through the motions. Job, apartment, and friends were all good, but it felt like something was missing. I took a “date with Jackie” day, which essentially means spending most of the day alone doing whatever I feel like. Most of those…

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All photos by Vanessa Hellmann

Inspired Everyday Giveaway!

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To honor the 3-year anniversary of the blog, I am thrilled to announce 6 Months to Live’s first giveaway contest! Compendium has generously donated 3 inspiration packages for 6 Months‘ readers to answer the following question: What inspires you?  Each inspiration package includes all the products shown in this Pinterest board: A signed copy of The 1 Book by Dan Zadra The Next Big Thing Journal Achieve…

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