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I Was Blind, Now I Can See

It was the first morning after completing a 3 days trek in the Colca Canyon. Back in my apartment in Arequipa, getting out of bed was ‘mission impossible’. I could hear my muscles saying, “Are you kidding me? You don’t … Continue reading

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Starting Over After 60: A Woman’s Unexpected Life Journey

The last post featured a woman’s life lessons learned during the time she spent beside her dying husband’s side. You might prefer to start reading about why Rita was faced to make a life changing decision at 62 years old … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Breast Cancer at 26 Years Old

Breast Cancer at 26 years old isn’t exactly what Katie Evans had planned. She decided that although she didn’t have a choice in having cancer, she did have a choice in her attitude and wasn’t about to let cancer take … Continue reading

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Escape the Rat Race to Pursue Your Dream

Lindsay De Feliz had it all! Marriage, a high paying job in Marketing in London, owned her own house, a cottage in the country, a sports car, and designer clothes. At some point, she had a nagging feeling something was … Continue reading

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Joshua Oppenheimer Breaks the Silence in “The Act of Killing”

Joshua Oppenheimer breaks the silence with his latest film The Act of Killing. A powerful, surreal re-enactment of the mass killings that took place in 1965 which resulted in the extermination of over 1 million Indonesians. A project which he … Continue reading

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Man Completes 11 Year Walk Around The World In Search of Himself

Jean Béliveau decided that his 45th birthday would be a very memorable one. He went for a LONG walk around the world, only to return back home 11 years later. After his business closed, he went through a mid life … Continue reading

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Accepting Your Scars: What Does Being Real Mean to You?

Inspired by Mario’s story, who at one years old, had an accident that left a burned scar all over his chest and left arm, I thought I’d share his journey in accepting his scars and finally be able to be … Continue reading

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5 Life Changing Lessons to Live By

Have you ever observed a person’s response to an insult, a criticism, when they made a mistake that left you with your mouth wide opened? Then, you think, “WOW, how can this person not get upset?” Suddenly, you reflect and … Continue reading

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Nothing Is Impossible

Do you see yourself doing what you are doing now as your life’s work, or are you counting the days till your retirement? Julia tells her story about how she discovered her vocation in life and how she stopped at … Continue reading

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Courage To Be You

“I enrolled in Figure Skating, my first session begins next week!” she was talking so fast and with such excitement, surely I had misunderstood. “Did you say Figuring Skating? since when have you been interested in figure skating?” I asked. … Continue reading

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