Overcoming Doubt and Facing Fear Head On

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines doubt as follows: “a feeling of not knowing what to believe or what to do, or the condition of being uncertain.” Doubt itself is a byproduct of fear.  Fear of failure, fear of losing, fear of falling short of goals, etc.   Every individual has a different capacity for risk taking,

How My Plans Are Coming Along As We Begin 2016

Last year at this very same moment I was putting ideas and plans together that, in just a short period of time, would lead me to the path I am on today.   I am absolutely amazed at how far I have come and how very ready I am to start this adventure!  I’ve set

Are You a Radical Hippie?

My friends often refer to me as a hippie. It’s something I embrace and don’t shy away from at all.  I’m all about the peace, love, and happiness after all.  Recently however, when I told someone my plans to travel full-time, they reacted in a way that rather surprised me.  They accused me of being a

Work and a Peace Cookie

My friend Steve came by my desk at work last week.  He’s a pretty down to earth and accepting guy.  Interesting too.  He’s an alchemist in his free time and has natural dreadlocks that he treats with essential oils, so he has kind of an earthy fragrance when he is in your presence.  (He smells