The Long-Awaited Birth of our Sabbatical Travel Itinerary–oh, the places we’ll go!

When we first decided we wanted to take a sabbatical, to leave our jobs for a full year and LIVE FOR A LIVING, we weren’t yet clear on where we would go or what we would do or exactly when we would do it.  And to be honest, we are still planning to leave lots … More The Long-Awaited Birth of our Sabbatical Travel Itinerary–oh, the places we’ll go!

Minimalism Challenge:  5 weeks to a simpler, well-balanced life

“Minimalism is about creating space to live simply and meaningfully; it’s about living intentionally.” ― Laurie Buchanan, PhD In preparing for sabbatical, I started to think about all of the things I would need to give up in order to live more simply and on a much smaller budget.  So I decided to do a 30-day … More Minimalism Challenge:  5 weeks to a simpler, well-balanced life

Vision Boarding 101: Proceed, but proceed with an open mind

What is a Vision Board? Vision boards are basically a collection of words and pictures that you assemble to keep you focused on a goal or on a specific vision of your future. “If you build it, they will come.” -Field of Dreams Many people say that envisioning your goals in this way makes it … More Vision Boarding 101: Proceed, but proceed with an open mind