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Promoting Passion Week 56: Failure Mantras

Promoting Passion Week 56: Failure Mantras

When you need a little pick-me-up, here are some mantras against failure: “There is never only one opportunity presenting itself. Remember to look where the distraction is not taking place. If you have no luck searching, get your hands dirty and build your own.” “You are never defeated until you acknowledge your defeat. Rise again, determined to shine.” “There is no such thing as something not working. When one thing doesn’t go well, it is simply the start of something…

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Promoting Passion Week 37: Person, Place, Thing

Promoting Passion Week 37: Person, Place, Thing

When I think about following my passion in life, it all comes down to three categories through which┬áI can understand the decision I’ve made: People, Places, and Things. The people I’ve met have shaped how I see the world and what opportunities come my way; the places I’ve been have shown me new opportunity and perspective; and the things I’ve invested in have helped to push me into a career I love. Within the confines of these three categories I…

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Promoting Passion Video: Finding Adventure

Promoting Passion Video: Finding Adventure

When was the last time you did something completely weird, unique, off-the-wall, and just plain out of your comfort zone? When was the last time you felt truly scared for something you wanted to do, or excited for something you’ve never done before? I believe that adventure is the heart of our lives, and that everyone lives adventure differently. I feel most alive when I do something that scares me, but on a greater level, I simply try to live…

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Promoting Passion Video Blog: Beauty & Texture

Promoting Passion Video Blog: Beauty & Texture

DOWNLOAD THE FREE TEXTURE PACK The other day I walked through a sunny spot in my kitchen and was momentarily blinded by the bright light. When I turned back around I saw that hundreds thousands millions of little dust particles were lit afire by the sun rays, and the photographer in me said: PHOTOGRAPH IT! So I asked my husband to hold up my blue cloak as a backdrop and I photographed the dust particles against that dark backdrop. In…

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