The Year of Magical Dreaming

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Stop Searching For Your Passion: Terri Trespicio

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I would consider my friend and mentor, Terri Trespicio, a media maven and branding guru who has an incredible intuitive approach to personal branding. She’s also a writer and stand-up comedian who suffers from the same doubts in creativity we all do. Her recent TED, Stop Searching For Your Passion, has garnered over 1.3 million hits and counting. In our... Read More

Orchestrate Your Passion

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I read Steven Kotler’s Rise of Superman a couple years ago now, so this Shot of Awe with Jason Silva dissecting Kotler on passion caught my attention. The discussion on passion has been interesting lately. A couple days ago I posted an interview with Elizabeth Gilbert where she is continually course correcting her language NOT to include this illusive quest... Read More

How Bad Do You Want It?

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I talk to people all the time, both in personal training and in my coaching practice, who want a lot of very specific things/ie. changes in their lives, and yet aren’t willing to give up much in return. In the kindest way possible, I find a way to ask the ever thought provoking question: How’s that working out for you?... Read More

Make Cool Shit

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I just got off the phone with a client who has been feeling stagnant in her work and wondering if she’s on the right path to passion. She has a job of purpose, and yet feels unfulfilled. When we first began work together a few months ago, she couldn’t understand why she wasn’t happier and more satisfied. After our first... Read More

When I Win the Powerball!

kat hurley, powerball, winner, 2016, manifest
I bought my first Powerball ticket today. There’s a bodega two blocks from our apartment and I remembered just as I was walking by. I checked the digital sign out front: 999 million. Hot damn! I paid in quarters, relieved I had just enough. I snickered thinking about sharing that detail with the reporter when they zero in on my... Read More

All In, Show Up & Other Mantras for 2016!

kat hurley, sweet16, mantra, born for this
We’ve been talking “our Word” here on the blog and in my classes in–suddenly subzero–Brooklyn this week. As you know, I’m all about the intentions. And having a word for the year, I’ve found, is a great way to let the subconscious steer you in the direction of aligning with your intention. 2014 my word was Joy, and just like... Read More