I had two childhoods

When I was about nine years old, my family’s life changed drastically. My mother lost her job as a Secretary for a prominent artist management company (they managed some of the most famous opera singers and classical musicians in the world). Shortly thereafter, my father…

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Have a big dream? Do the math.

In my old house, we had a fireplace. And on winter days when it was cold or snowing outside, my hubby would start a fire and I would sit in a comfy chair by the fire dreaming up the next phase of my life. I…

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There is nothing on the floor but dust

At the end of one of the first chapters in the 4-Hour Work Week, Tim Ferriss recommends acting kind of crazy in public. He suggested lying down in the street as people walked by, for example. The point? To practice living life unconventionally. To practice…

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