Inspiration Archives - 6 Months to Live: The Experiment Continues

May 25, 2014

Continued Lessons from Zach Sobiech

Last year I was so inspired by Zach Sobiech, an extraordinary 18-year-old who captured the world with his passion for life before dying from cancer, that I wrote a post dedicated to him: "6 Lessons from Zach Sobiech." The incredible story of Zach Sobiech If you watch this video, it's not difficult to see what made Zach special. People who…
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Guest Posts
February 10, 2014

Easy Steps to Healthy Living by Alexandra Maul

Meet the incredible Alexandra Maul from Made to Glow! She and I go way back--to middle school actually. We recently reconnected, and I've had the pleasure to have her as a friend, health mentor, and client. She's absolutely amazing, and I encourage to take everything she says below to heart, soul, and body! Meet Alexandra Maul of Made to Glow! |Photo…
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June 27, 2013

Vision + People = Dreams Come True

When speaking with friends and reflecting on my own experiences, there are 3 main reasons BIG dreams come true: Be Clear on Your Dreams Persistence--Don't give up! and by far, the most important: 3. People, people, people Meeting Manuel of Isla Coyote, a 6-person fishing island in the Sea of Cortez As Laura Watts talks about in her recent guest…
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Beaches of Mexico --Photo by Don Laverty
Guest Posts
May 28, 2013

Intentional Courage by Bill Treasurer

You are a courageous person. I know that because I know that you have done courageous things in your life already. You were courageous the day your parents dropped you off at summer camp for your first time. You were courageous as a budding thespian in your high school play when the curtain went up and you were staring at…
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May 24, 2013

Live Your Joy: Meet Whitney Freya

I first learned about Whitney Freya from one of my favorite bloggers, Desiree East. Whitney's an incredibly passionate artist who helps others unlock their creativity and live their joy! Meet Whitney Ferré! Whitney in her own words: What inspired to start Creatively Fit and why are you so passionate about its mission? It really was a classic “light bulb moment!” I had grown…
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Why wait?
May 21, 2013

6 Lessons from Zach Sobiech

Many of you sent me Zach Sobiech's incredibly inspiring story about his teenage life with cancer and death yesterday. My heartfelt condolences go out to his family and to all those that were close to him. What struck me most about watching SoulPancake's video about his last days was how Zach chose to live. "You don't have to find out you're…
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April 8, 2013

What’s your message?

What's the message you most want to share with those around you, your community, and the world?  Are you sharing it? If not, why not? Is it because you don't know how? It absolutely lights me up inside to help people get clear about their passions, their message, and how to translate their authentic voice into modern media. I taught…
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March 20, 2013

Your Top 25 Inspirational Songs!

I recently posted my Top 10 Go-To Songs for inspiration, positivity, and of course, dancing! Here are some of yours! Trish from Eternal Wandering: "You and Me" by Dave Matthews Band CeCe from Little Victories: "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson Melvin from Travel Dudes: "Don't Worry" by Pierre Minetti Erin from The World Wanderer: "In the Aeroplane over the Sea" by Neutral Milk…
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Guest Posts
December 20, 2012

How to Make Hard Decisions by Kim Nicol

"Be Curious. Savor all of it." --Kim's tagline on her website, kimnicol.com How to Make Hard Decisions I know what I want but it's scary and (maybe) irresponsible.  I knew for a long time that I wanted to __________.  I'm leaving out the specifics of my desire because you can place just about anything in there and this story will…
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December 8, 2012

The Adventure Begins (Again!)

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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