People in Colorado

$10,000 on Etsy, in 2 months

Kristen was born an artist and educated a marketer. When her son was born she wanted out of the corporate 9 to 5. After trying different things, she decided to start a business selling her art. The first four months sales were bleak. Then she got the idea to make handcrafted signs. Two months later […]

Hypnotist Stops Smoking

Frank Oden was a heavy smoker for 30 years. When hypnosis helped him kicked this three decade long habit, Frank’s entire life changed. In 2005, after three years of training, Frank opened a private hypnotherapy practice. In the last 6 years, he has used hypnosis, combined with his own smoking cessation technique, to help over […]

Camping in Africa for 4.5 Months

Most people go to the beach for a week in the summer. Mike Valigore & Kelly Hatch went to Sub-Saharan Africa — for 4.5 months. While the rest of us were sipping mojitos in lounge chairs, Mike and Kelly were getting charged by elephants, swimming with great white sharks, visiting some of the most ravaged […]

54, No Children & Happy

Deb is in her mid-fifties. She retired at 45. She is now an artist living with her husband in the mountains of Colorado. Over  thirty years ago she decided not to have children. Now three decades later she is defying the adage of “you will regret not having kids when you are older.” Here is […]

Lessons in Getting Sober

Rebecca is a dear, dear friend of mine. When we met, we became quick friends. I have never known her to be anything other than supportive, trustworthy, lovable and fun. In my opinion, the questions I asked are somewhat common things to wonder when you are not familiar with alcoholism. Her responses, however, were something […]