Archives for October 2012

San Francisco Giants: Images from a Championship Season

Hello my fellow pro photography dreamers. Many of my readers of my photography dream stories know that in addition to my photography dreams, one of my true passions is Major League Baseball.  A dream of mine came true last week in Northern California when my favorite baseball team, The San Francisco Giants, won the World […]

How to Publish An Enlightened Bestseller

The seeds of this dream were planted decades ago, when I was a little girl who dreamed of being a “famous author” someday. All these years later, my big dream to write and publish an “enlightened bestseller” feels like maybe it is finally on the verge of coming true. Sometimes an opportunity jumps out at you […]

Bag the Supermarket: 8 Books to Inspire the Dream

Every revolution – in fact, every dream – requires inspiration. There are days you need reassurance, shoring up, and a sense of belong to something other than the inside of your own skull. On those days, thank heavens for inspiration. Forthwith, here are 8 books (and a juicy quote from each) that inspire my dream […]

How to Write a Blog Post that Goes Viral

It is my feeling that most of the general public has no idea of the time and effort that goes into creating a blog post that goes viral, or any blog post for that matter. It’s okay. Be mad at me for putting that right out there in your face. But crafting a blog post […]

A Recipe for Healthy Boundaries Creates Healthy Dreams

I’ve been a private chef since 2007 and prior to that I was a caterer. After surviving Hurricane Katrina, my priorities changed drastically. My dreams shifted all over the place, but one thing I knew for sure was that I did not want to cater huge events anymore. It was better than working in or […]

Avoid These Dream Planning Mistakes: Things I Learned on Race Day

  My eyes popped open to a pitch black room as my alarm clock blared. Race day. Rolling out of bed and making sure the coffee was brewing, realization dawned on what I was planning. Who’s brilliant idea was it to race 3.1 miles today? I only have my health and fitness dream to blame. Getting up this […]

Why Inner Beauty Matters to Our Dreams and to the World

  “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else” At one of my recent motivational speaking engagements, a girl approached me and asked if she could ask me a personal question. I felt a little intimidated, but I said, “Go ahead!” anyway. This beautiful young woman asked me, […]