Tag Archive for: resilience

Field Report: Sandra rebuilt her Haiti workshop & hired 5 people!

Field Report: Sandra rebuilt her Haiti workshop & hired 5 people!

It's always exciting when we receive a field report on one of the women that we have invested in through the "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" project. This one is especially cool because it comes from the entrepreneur... Read more
Letting go of trauma to clear the way for Adventure

Letting go of trauma to clear the way for Adventure

Twelve years ago I was attacked on a subway platform in Boston as more than twenty people stood by and watched. No one intervened. When I finally broke free from my attacker, and was running for the stairs, I fell. ... Read more
Making Peace with Your Body and Aging

Making Peace with Your Body and Aging

Today I am incredibly aware of the way age is invading my body -- the crows feet around my eyes, the smile lines at the corners of my mouth, the loosening of my skin around my neck and jowls,... Read more
What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like?

What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like?

What does an Adventure Diva conquering fear look like? Kristina Paltén on a 1,144-mile journey of trust. The Swedish ultra-runner began her run through Iran on August 29th 2015. She was to become the first woman ever to... Read more
J. K. Rowling on the Power of Failure and Imagination

J. K. Rowling on the Power of Failure and Imagination

As adventure divas we may be faced with similar fears: we're too old, we don't have enough money, we don't have enough courage. These old scripts that we read from don't serve us well. They become... Read more
What are you afraid of?  (Not much after watching 82-year-old nurse-turned-action-hero, Kay D’Arcy!)

What are you afraid of? (Not much after watching 82-year-old nurse-turned-action-hero, Kay D’Arcy!)

Ten years ago if you had asked me what I was afraid of, I would have told you: heights, a world chocolate shortage, and snakes. Today? Getting old, getting sick, being alone, being irrelevant, peeing my pants and dying. Aging... Read more
Rock. Paper. Estrogen.  (Guess which one wins every time?)

Rock. Paper. Estrogen. (Guess which one wins every time?)

I remember sitting in the reading circle in kindergarten while our teacher shared a story about an amazing house that had a star inside. What she was describing was an apple, and when she cut it open in... Read more
Ellen, on finding your own way, mustering up courage, and living with integrity.

Ellen, on finding your own way, mustering up courage, and living with integrity.

Sometimes being comfortable in our own skin can be one of the toughest battles we face. It can also be fuel for really great adventures. When we think about the things we fear the most, there are... Read more