Archive for category: Do Something!

VIDEO | PS: What happened in that airport?

Nearly twenty years ago, I wrote Barbara Sher a letter, as I'm sure untold thousands have over the years, to thank her for the day she changed my life. I didn't expect a reply,... Read more

Death by a thousand cuts.  Where adventure goes to die and how we can revive it again.

Death by a thousand cuts. Where adventure goes to die and how we can revive it again.

The death of adventure rarely happens quickly through a single, mortal blow. It’s often the result of a slow destruction of hope and purpose through the cumulative effects of many different things over time.

  • What makes a dream improbable?
  • What... Read more
SCOUTING PARTY | The Fairy Godmother Economy

SCOUTING PARTY | The Fairy Godmother Economy

At the digital kitchen table, we are often only one elbow away from someone who has an idea or resources to help move us one step closer to our improbable dream!

The “Fairy Godmother Economy” Scouting Party is an invitation... Read more

LAB EXPERIMENT | Dreamcasting. The power of imagining “What if …?” through a vision board.

LAB EXPERIMENT | Dreamcasting. The power of imagining “What if …?” through a vision board.

Visualization is a powerful launchpad for our most improbable dreams! There are a handful of simple tools that make it ease to create "Vision Boards," also known as "Dream Boards," tucking in pictures and ideas and resources... Read more

If your adventure isn’t documented on the internet, did it really happen?

If your adventure isn’t documented on the internet, did it really happen?

Two Adventure Divas set out to be the first black woman to travel to every country in the world. 55-year-old Woni Spotts did it without sharing it on the internet, while Jessica Nabongo is still very much in the... Read more

Are you too old for adventure travel?

Are you too old for adventure travel?

Are you too old for adventure travel? That's the question posed by Marie-France Roy, a self-professed middle-years Adventure Diva who has visited 65 countries while traveling solo since 1992. Marie uses her blog "Big Travel Nut" to... Read more
Borrowing a little childhood magic to reboot a bad day

Borrowing a little childhood magic to reboot a bad day

You don't have to be Alexander to have a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Sometimes, you just have to get out of bed, and that's enough. So when you have one of those days, what to do? I've found that... Read more
Have fun.  Do good.  (…and be sure to do your homework first ;)

Have fun. Do good. (…and be sure to do your homework first ;)

There are lots of ways to have unconventional adventures, and some of my favourites are the ones that allow you to have fun while doing good. CBC (the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) shares some wonderful (and essential) tips for ensuring that... Read more
Tomorrow is 90. Today’s the day to do it! (…or as Lorraine says:  time to grab life by the balls!)

Tomorrow is 90. Today’s the day to do it! (…or as Lorraine says: time to grab life by the balls!)

Every now and then someone points me in the direction of an "Adventure Diva" that's is just so full of sass that I end up with tears rolling down my cheeks for hours after from laughing so hard. 90-something New... Read more