one woman's quest to live the life she's imagined all while daring you to do the same

  • livingwithint

    Moving Upward and Onward, But First an Apology

    [Notice: tyomd is moving over to the all new (launching this evening), if you are a WordPress subscriber, or have subscribed by email, please head over to…

  • Photo cred: Daniel Zuckerman

    Uncomfortable: An acquired taste

    This talk of being OK with uncomfortable has come up a lot lately, with clients, friends, and even at home. I have a few clients ready to make career moves, a friend who just…

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    A New Kind of Hero

    I caught this Philip Zimbardo, TEDx a few weeks ago and fell in love with his non-profit: Heroic imagination project. I love this concept of an everyday hero, and not the jump in…

  • myway

    As is Your Deed, so is Your Destiny

    “You are what your deepest desire is. As is your desire, so is your intent; as is your intent, so is your will; as is your will, so is your deed; as is your deed, so is your…

  • deepak

    Deepak Chopra: No time, no death, no fear

    I love Deepak lectures because he infuses poetry: Rumi, Tagore, Hafiz, scripture, science, and, of course, his humor. He took us on a stroll through the vastness of the…


    Louis C.K. is Even Cooler than I Thought

    I read this great Medium piece from James Altucher on Louis C.K. the other day. I didn’t know this, but Louis C.K. turned down a cushy $500,000/year job with Conan in the…

  • I didn't have a bathing suit bottom I liked very much so I just wore my favorite pair of underwear the whole trip;) -Thailand, 2010

    The Naked Dream

    I have the naked dream often. I’m chillin’ in a group, aware of my nudity–unsure why I’m naked–half embarrassed, but not really, because their must…

  • Poetry on the Porch, 2009

    Big Speech Today!

    Tonight I am competing in the second round of the Toastmaster’s International competition. I am mostly excited, and only a little nervous–for now at least. My goal is…


    Your Life is Your Message

    This comes up all the time in conversation with my clients, especially those seeking their passion or purpose. Elizabeth Gilbert often talks about being one of those rare freaks…

  • puttingupwithu

    My To-do List Just Got A Whole Lot Shorter

    Thanks to the last experiment in Pam Grout’s E Cubed, I was inspired to shorten my giant list of to-do’s to only the important stuff: 1. Remain in a constant state of…


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