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Discussion for foreigners on Braving the Wilderness book

April 3rd, 2018 Posted by Books, Life No Comment yet

This post is the first of its kind! It’s a book-club type discussion on Braving the Wilderness by BrenĂ© Brown. I believe when we live abroad, we look out into the expanse of the wilderness – the complete unknown – on a daily basis. We find ways to cope and minimize our risks, but we also hold ourselves back from living fully out of fear. I felt so much of what BrenĂ© Brown discusses in her book Braving the Wilderness is incredibly pertinent to those of us living abroad. Themes include…

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What fear can teach you

June 22nd, 2016 Posted by Life, The Desire Map 2 comments

Fear is good teacher but all students can, at some point or another, be resistant to its teachings…

Last week, I posted about how to tell whether you’re thriving or surviving in your life (abroad or at home) and shared with you my own my core desire feelings: connected, fearless, truth & simple.

In response, one of my readers wrote to me with some deep, deep questions. Among them were these two gems:

What does fearlessness represent for you? Would feeling fear prevent you from feeling connection?