Top 8 Live Your Best Dream Life Posts on 8 Women Dream

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Lisa is a freelance writer, consultant and life coach. She has her BA in English and Creative Writing from Princeton and her MPA from Harvard. Lisa recently finished the first draft of her book manuscript, Burning Down the House. Her dream is to publish this first book and teach the world how to discover their hidden joy. Her post day is Tuesday.
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Tim Ferriss and Me Living Our Dreams!

It’s that time of year where we begin thinking of our New Year’s resolutions and look back at what we’ve accomplished here on 8 Women Dream. In honor of last year, I’ve compiled my top posts on 8 Women Dream as part of a retrospective that our can readers enjoy….

My Top 8 Live Your Best Dream life Posts on 8 Women Dream

1. Dream Gratitude Attitude: How To Be Grateful No Matter What

It is not always easy to be grateful when something is going wrong. Yet shifting our perspective can change everything. In Maya Angelou’s book, Letter to My Daughter, she describes a time in her life when she was in despair. She went to see her mentor, and told him she was going crazy…[Read more]

2. Since When Did I Become The Dream Dominatrix?

Some people have a devil on their shoulder. I have a Dominatrix. She is me, in miniature, with fiery red hair and a wicked temper. Pain is her medium. She lives for my suffering, and loves to see me squirm. I pictured this imaginary little figure perched on my shoulder … [Read more]

3. How to Live Your Dreams Moment by Beautiful Moment

I believe the first step to living our “big dreams” is truly committing to it, deciding that we’re going to make it happen, no matter what. Then, life somehow aligns to help us make it happen. I love the Goethe quote: Whatever you can do, or think you can, begin it…[Read more]

4. Meditation Tips For Those Who Can’t Sit Still For 3 Minutes Without Wiggling

My tips to get you started on meditation to change your life, if you’re ready to be more happy and present every day. Over the years I have studied many forms of meditation, including shamatha, vipassana, metta, walking meditation, and movement meditation…[Read more]

5. Write a Novel: Who Are Your Dream Angels?

Lamott writes in Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, “Almost all good writing starts with terrible first efforts. You need to start somewhere. Start by getting something — anything — down on paper. A friend of mine says that the first draft is the down draft — you just get it down…” [Read more]

6. Life Lessons from the Grand Canyon

I don’t think it was a “coincidence” that I ended up in the parking lot with Eckhart Tolle after getting lost for three hours, and parking my car for another 45 minutes. Something in the Universe was aligning so that we would see each other in that exact moment…[Read more]

7. Life Lessons from Sunny California

When we last left off, I was at a gas station by the edge of the Grand Canyon the night before 11/11/11, and I had just met best-selling author and spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, after being told earlier that day that I would become a best-selling author and the “female Eckhart Tolle”…[Read more]

8. Life Lessons from A Gas Station in Flagstaff Arizona

Due to the “miracles” that happened to me in Phoenix, Flagstaff, and the Grand Canyon, I seem to have lost the ability to worry any longer. I don’t miss it, honestly! I was basically a chronic worrier since I was a small child, until I learned as an adult from spiritual teachers…[Read more]

Some of the highlights of my year were meeting Tim Ferriss and Eckhart Tolle while traveling. What were some of your “best life” experiences of the year?


  • Highlights? Meeting up with friends from my old photography days. Re-inspired me to stay focused on my dream….safe travels the next month, yay 2012. xo Rem

  • Some of the highlights of my year were seeing my friend move back from upper state New York with her daughter, getting paid as a professional blogger, and seeing my son excel in school.

    My favorite of your posts is the one on the wedding in India.

    Here’s to an exciting 2012 …