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Inspiring People Interview Personal Growth Resilience Vulnerability

How to jump-start your life by jumping off a bridge

September 19, 2016

I am doing a series on inspiring people who are changing their lives through trying new things, persevering, and overcoming obstacles and heartbreak. This interview is the second in the series. If you know someone I need to interview, or you have your own story you’d like to share, contact me and be the reason someone loves their life all over again (or maybe even for the first time). Kym loves to shout at women to reach for their goals…

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Inspiring People Interview Perseverance Personal Growth

How to persevere when no one has believed in you and you are terrible at the thing you want to do

August 31, 2016
man and woman sailing on ocean at sunset

It all started with Go Up, a beautiful and rather meditative video game made by the makers of Stack—a game at which I had already become proficient, with a score past 100, if you can even imagine. So, when my 10-year-old, Ellie, introduced me to Go Up, I knew I’d be great. O! the great pleasure I would feel in being basically awesome right away at a game where Ellie’s highest score was 12. Let me impress you, Ellie, I thought,…

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