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Her Story with Aerine Mountain: Starting Something Completely New Even When It's Scary

Have you ever dreamed of doing something completely different than what you’re doing now? But then always stop yourself, thinking it doesn’t make sense because you’ve already put so much time into this other thing you’ve been doing and it’s just too late in the game for you to completely start over? If that resonates with you in the slightest, you’re going to be excited to read this interview with Aerine Mountain. She recently made some big changes, leaving behind a 5 year career as a salon owner to pursue her passion of holistic health and open a wellness center with her husband.

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Her Story with Kiera Murphy: A Life by Design

I have had lots of doubts and tears in the past several months of getting my business up and running, but I know it is something I am passionate about and has been a dream for a very long time, so I owe it to myself to give it my all. There are of course days, though, where I envy my friends who make three times what I do at their corporate jobs, and have paid benefits. There are tradeoffs to working for yourself vs. a bigger company and some days I feel lucky to be an entrepreneur and others I feel discouraged.

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Her Story with Elaine Huckleberry: A Passion She's Keeping a Passion

In her book, Book Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert says this about putting pressure on our passions to make a living: “But to yell at your creativity, saying, “You must earn money for me!” is sort of like yelling at a cat; it has no idea what you’re talking about, and all you’re doing is scaring it away, because you’re making really loud noises and your face looks weird when you do that.” 

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Her Story Spotlight with Heidi Ruckman: How Her Family Turned an Old School Bus into their New Home on the Road

In August 2017, Heidi Ruckman and her family drove 4 hours out of town to look at a school bus and drove back that same evening WITH the bus that’s going to be their new home. They’ve spent the last few months renovating, remodeling, and building the school bus into their own tiny home on the road! Find out here how they were able to have the flexibility to make this decision and some of their favorite travel spots!

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Her Story Spotlight with Louisa Kleinert: Not Your Average Tattoo Artist

Louisa Kleinert is the owner and talented artist behind Bluebird Ink Beatique in Louisville, Kentucky. It’s a high-end tattoo salon that she sometimes lovingly refers to as The Breast Nest. That’s because a lot of the work Loiusa does inside the Nest is with cancer survivors looking to feel and look “normal” again after a mastectomy by recreating their areola and nipple areas by tattooing.

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Her Story with Christine McAlister: Living a Life With Passion

This week’s Her Story Spotlight with Christine is extra special because of the huge impact she’s had on my life in 2018 along with how smart, talented and inspiring she is in general. As with every woman that has taken the time to work with me on these Spotlights, I am honored to share with you some of Christine’s story and lessons learned for getting unstuck and living a Life With Passion where you make rules. 

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Her Story with Meg Pryde: How She’s Using Comparison to Build a Business

For those who have ever thought about launching your own app, have had an idea of any kind that’s been shot down or you just love to shop, you’re going to want to read Meg’s interview below. Here, she shares her experience launching, the naysayers in the beginning, and a goal of 60,000 downloads in 2019 to help those shoppers save millions of dollars.

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Her Story with Goli Kalkhoran: Lessons from a Quitter

These days, there is no shortage of people who are talking about how unfilled and miserable they are in their career. What is less prevalent are people who allow themselves to see all the possibilities this world has to offer, who decide that life is too short to be unhappy for too long, who push through the fear of the unknown and who take inspired action to live a life they don’t dread waking up for.

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Her Story with Nicole Stouffer: An Unscripted Story About Life as an Actor

For anyone that has that tug on their heart or the idea in their head that they can’t stop thinking about, this week’s Her Story Spotlight story with Nicoloe Stouffer is for you. You’re not only going to be inspired by her wit, strength, brains and beauty, but also by the passion she has for performing and the passion she gives it back.

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Her Story with Michelle Malloy: From Corporate Cubicle to World Traveler and Dream Life by the Beach

Michelle shares how she made a new, but very scary, choice to leave behind her decade-long career in the banking industry and how in just a little over a year, that choice gave her a phone full of photos and countless memories from around the world, and that eventually lead her to a new home with a beach not far away, pursuing her passion and living a life that better reflects her version of a dream life.

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Her Story with Amanda Rose: How She Used a Difficult Event to Launch a Booming Matchmaking Business

Amanda Rose is founder and CEO of the Dating Boutique and she not only got back up after a string of difficult events, but she used that experience to create a business that has taken off. Read her whole story below to find out how a secret online dating profile started it all, what a call from Steve Harvey made her realize and her her top tips for dating AND for thriving in an exceptional relationship.

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