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Study Abroad Part 3

How do you know if a study abroad experience is right for you?

Here are a few tips to get started:

1. Where should you begin? 309 more words


Study Abroad Part 2

I wanted to re-visit my first post You Can Travel Abroad Too! and further explore studying abroad and how the experience impacted me and my children. 355 more words


Audacious Purpose Take Action Letter - April 2014 - Sick Days

April 2014

Audacious Purpose Take Action Letter

Mia Y. Pollard, Certified Professional Coach


Sick Days

When I was in school, my mom allowed my siblings and I to take off whenever we needed to or wanted to.   499 more words

Audacious Purpose

How blogging is making me grow as a paid writer

As a journalist of more than a decade, I’ve been getting paid to write for years.

Most of it has come as a full-time reporter/editor, but I’ve done a little freelancing on the side — always great to pick up some extra dough (and extra exposure) from someone outside of my day-to-day realm. 205 more words


“It’s a little too morbid…you might offend someone if you include that part in your presentation”, he was right, I decided to cut certain details out of my presentation at Berkeley symposium that year. 1,368 more words


Stress Overload? Recognize it and Relieve It

Stress as defined by Merriam-Webster is a “state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc.”

Our daily lives are filled with hassles, deadlines, frustrations and demands and stress can become so commonplace it becomes a way of life. 296 more words


What's Modern Quilting?

Modern quilting is a new approach, a new wave, a change from traditional. Okay, so what’s traditional; common, same way all the time, could be drab, but still beautiful. 118 more words