Starting Over…

I started to erase all the posts and start this blogging adventure over with a clean slate. But that would be hiding my mistakes when I think it can be a poignant teaching opportunity. As writers making an internet debut, no matter how much polish, spit, blood and tears you put into making things just right, there will inevitably fall… Read more →

10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge – Day 10

Day 10 – Celebrating Freedom! The Challenge: To celebrate all that I have written, learned and experienced as part of this challenge. To meet this challenge, I need to examine what I have done and what means in regards to the future. Let’s do this! What I have enjoyed most about the experience of this challenge is writing (almost) consistently for 10… Read more →

10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge – Day 9

Day 9 – Location Independence The challenge: How would I work “work” into my plan during a month-long holiday in Portugal with my family? This is the first time since I began the challenge that I considered what it would be like to be able to work and travel with my family. Then to consider going to someplace like Portugal? Can I… Read more →

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10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge – DAY 8

Day 8 – Choosing Your Adventure The Challenge: Go out and do something that you’ve wanted to do for a long time. Write about how you can make such adventures part of your new lifestyle Let me be honest right up front about  this challenge. I’m a day late, I didn’t “go out” to do it, and while it was something… Read more →

10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge – DAY 7

Day 7 – Beating Procrastination And Overwhelm The Challenge: Pick one imperfect action that you can take every day that will move you closer to the life you have envisioned. This is one of those challenges where my initial reaction went something like, “You want me to do what?” How do I pick an imperfect action and do it every single… Read more →

10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge – DAY 5

Day 5 – Setting Yourself Up For Success Schedules and I have a love-hate relationship. I hate having to adhere to the inherent unforgiving steps that comprise a schedule. I hate being late. I love deadlines. I also love to wait until I’m hugging the deadline before I kick myself into gear. Obviously, there are some issues to be resolved. I really… Read more →