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One Man’s Pursuit of Happiness

One Man’s Pursuit of Happiness

How a former CEO and entrepreneur found his footing again in the foothills of Tuscany’s Maremma region. Warning: his story might inspire you to transform your life as well.

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Soaking up Niagara Falls – quite literally!

Soaking up Niagara Falls – quite literally!

I am terribly afraid of small planes. Which is peculiar, because I am in one. As I delicately claw my fingers into the leather hand rest, I lean my forehead against the window and risk looking down. Wow, are we close to the ground. Then I remember why I am here: to see Niagara Falls. I relax a little.

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Snapshot Travels: Viennese Opera Ball in New York

Snapshot Travels: Viennese Opera Ball in New York

Almost 60 years of Austrian tradition celebrated in America: The Viennese Opera Ball at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York enchants with elegant ball gowns and famous waltzing melodies. The N.Y. Times calls the Viennese Opera Ball the most elegant Ball in all America – I agree.

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Sherry Ott: taking a career break works in your favor!

Sherry Ott: taking a career break works in your favor!

Your Call to Adventure: Only six years after receiving her first passport this former cube dweller left her high-paying job to travel the world for one year. That was 2006 – and Sherry Ott is still on the move. The story of a corporate renegade turned famed travel blogger.

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Snapshot Travels: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico

Snapshot Travels: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico

There are high-tops and sky-scrapers and then there is Sky City: almost 700 feet above ground sits Acoma Pueblo, the oldest continuously inhabited American Indian pueblo in the United States. There is no electricity, running water or sewage system but the view from the mesa is spectacular.

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Do you KNOW that there is more to your life than what you currently experience?

Do you KNOW that there is more to your life than what you currently experience?

“Your Call to Adventure” series focuses on go-getters, who have left the traditional success model behind to do something that truly fulfills them and adds great value to the lives of others.

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Do you want to save a dog’s life? Become a foster volunteer!

Do you want to save a dog’s life? Become a foster volunteer!

In last week’s newsletter I encouraged you, my treasured audience, to commit to doing something that you love to do but don’t do often enough. Something that lights you up and brings you joy! Heeding my own advice, I did what I LOVE to do: spending more time with dogs and volunteering my time and [...]

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What would you do if money was not an issue?

What would you do if money was not an issue?

VIDEO: In 2013 commit to doing what you would love to do if money did not matter. Do it part-time, from time-to-time, even if only for a few minutes a day or per week. Practice your passion. Commit to action. DO IT.

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Tuscany’s  Hidden  Treasures:  Valdonica  and  Maremma

Tuscany’s Hidden Treasures: Valdonica and Maremma

Driving south we had left Florence, Siena and surely millions of tourists behind and arrived in the area of Maremma, arguably the last part of Tuscany unspoiled by waves of foreigners and the need for learning a second language.

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Kiss Your Senior Moments Good-bye!

Kiss Your Senior Moments Good-bye!

Is it possible to improve your mind as you age? Absolutely! Bestselling author Michael Gelb shatters the widely held belief that the brain deteriorates with age and shows how to optimize brain function.

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