Becoming The Author Of My Own Destiny


This is a guest submission by Gwen from EnduranceMktg.com Escape From Cubicle World I’m not sure I can pinpoint the exact moment that I knew I was living the wrong life. The wrong “work life,” that is.  It wasn’t one specific event that triggered my realization that I was not meant to spend the rest […]

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50 "Live Life To The Fullest" Quotes That Can Change Your Life


I’ve recently had a few things happen that have changed my outlook on life. First, I read The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss, which deeply impacted how I want my life to be. I go into much more detail about my thoughts on this in my post, This Is Your Wake Up Call. I also suffered an unexpected […]

Something’s Gotta Change-Me!


This is a guest submission by Christine from PictureThisPittsburgh The Answer To A Prayer I’d followed the same path for 20 years and I was in the same position as where I started.  Oh, I had a better title and more money, but I was still trying to figure out what I wanted to be […]

How I Escaped A Defined Life


This is a guest submission from CF at OutlierModel.com The Good If you had asked me two years ago what I would be doing in ten years, I would have been able to outline my career path in fairly good detail.  I was a few years out of school and worked in biomedical research as […]

A One Way Ticket To Freedom


This is a guest submission by Nicole from WomanSeeksWorld.com When Enough Is Enough, Move Abroad! Seven years ago I lived in Melbourne and led a pretty happy existence – great friends, nice flat, exciting social life, but I had absolutely no idea where my career or life was headed. I had gone through a few […]

Suddenly, Inspired


This is a guest submission by Dalene from HeckticTravels.com It was becoming a routine. Our frequent emails for updates: “What are you doing this weekend?  Did you watch The Office last night?” were divulging into tirades about my boss, my work piling up, or about any number of people that were pushing my buttons in […]

This Is Your Wake Up Call


My thoughts pertaining to the rat race, the 9 to 5, or the choice we make to spend our lives working in a cubicle are simple. It’s dead wrong. My feelings towards spending 40+years doing something we dislike brings out some of the strongest emotions I have: Anger Fear Desperation Bitterness Anguish The thought of […]

Inception Nearly Defined Me


This is a guest post by Jeannie from Nomadicchick.com When an Idea is Planted “You create the world of the dream, you bring the subject into that dream, and they fill it with their subconscious.” – Cobb I felt sick.  Shaking with anger. Kevin did it again.  Accused me of not printing reports that he […]

Finally Living For Me


This is a guest submission from Adrienne from AdrienneSmith.net I have to begin by thanking Steve for inviting me to write a guest post for his blog. I’m truly touched and honored to be sharing my story with you. I am much older than most people online today, I am a baby boomer. My career in corporate America […]

From Unfulfilled To Sunshine Filled


This is a guest post from Alison from AlisonQuine.com My Mid-life Crisis – Age 28 and 51 weeks One week before my 29th birthday, my mid-life crisis began, prematurely. I was sitting at my desk in the large windowless room we mockingly referred to as “The Dungeon” for obvious reasons. My work colleagues were busy […]