Why you owe it to yourself to live passionately

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I can’t wait for 2017.

Seriously!  I have so many exciting plans, I’m itching to get started.

In fact if truth be told, I was so excited, I already made a start on some or them.

This got me thinking about not waiting for the so called, ‘right moment’ to start something new. You could say that the best time to start something new, is today.

So here’s a beautiful TED talk about living passionately, by author Isabelle Allende.

It’s not a new talk – it was posted back in March 2014 when Isabelle was 71 – but she’s still going strong today, with tours and speaking engagements all over the world.

That’s what I love about the talk, she gives a great case for living passionately no matter your age.


Isabelle quotes author and poet Mary Oliver

‘Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?’ 

What a beautiful quote.  It is a precious life, isn’t it?  And it can even be a wild one, if that’s your thing and if you dare.

I won’t spoil the talk by telling you any more.  Enjoy it.  It is truly inspiring.

But in the meantime, what about you?  Will 2017 be your best year yet?

I hope so.

Here’s to living passionately with you and yours.






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post updated 6/12/16



I’m Mary Cummings, a ghostwriter, collaborator and all round word doctor. I help business owners write and publish business books; I'm also passionate about helping creative freelancers find work that they love - their work sweet spot with work on their terms, projects they love and clients who are a dream to work for.

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