Mother-of-three. Author. Motivational speaker. Freelance writer. #HuffPost blogger. Believer in dreams.

Tobi Lutke

Angela Duckworth shared this story in her book Grit.  She said that Tobi Lutke dropped out of high school in Germany at age 16.  He had learning disabilities and was failing at school.  He got a job as an apprentice at an engineering company and he met an older man...

We have good ones and we have bad ones

Habits.  We have good ones and we have bad ones.  We can add them and subtract them from our lives.   Removing white carbs.  Adding a daily walk.  Decreasing alcohol.  Increasing the number of books we read.  Each incremental change makes a difference.  And then one...

Breathing

I was listening to the Tim Ferriss podcast and he was interviewing Win Hof about breathing.  He is a Dutch extreme athlete who is known as the Ice Man because he can withstand extremely cold temperatures.  He holds the record for a barefoot half marathon on ice and...

Grit

I am currently reading Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by author and professor Angela Duckworth.  Writer Lisa Quast wrote in Forbes, “Duckworth has spent years studying people, trying to understand what it is that makes high achievers so successful. ...
I can’t believe the day has finally come. I am a published author!
I decided in the year 2000 to write a book and I made a goal of 100 rejection letters because Dr. Seuss got 43 for his first story. To date I am at 32 rejections for various manuscripts. Then on January 1, 2016 I started a weekly blog which led to my becoming a blog contributor for The Huffington Post. I decided to turn the first year of my blog into a book and here we are.
The Treasure You Seek is about following your heart, believing in yourself beyond reason, embracing failure and knowing that you are enough. It includes inspirational stories about famous failures, cultural icons, world leaders and regular folks like you and me. The goal is to remind us that we have all we need to be the change we wish to see. A perfect read for graduates from elementary school through university, people starting their career, changing jobs or retiring, friends going through a medical crisis, new parents, empty nesters and anyone who wants to be inspired.
I would be so thrilled if you would consider buying a copy for yourself and your friends and sharing it in your networks. Each mini-story is like a sip of coffee to perk up your day. I would love to know the date of your favourite entry. Post about it on Facebook or Instagram tagging #TheTreasureYouSeek and #SiobhanKukolic

The Treasure You Seek book
by Siobhan Kelleher Kukolic

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“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” Joseph Campbell