Burning Man - Alex Echols

Why I Attended Burning Man: Lessons From My Late Cousin

The Truth Is: I’m one of those people who can respond that I’m doing fantastic or always cheery even when I’m not. Growing up in Chicago, I learned that skill very well. 9 years ago to this exact day, my family and I lost my 14 year old younger cousin to aggressive Leukemia. In the…

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The Month Life Changed

Putting things into perspective: I believe life is meant to be fun. It is meant to be enjoyed and full of beautiful, magic moments.  I believe it’s meant to test us, stretch us and push us to heights that we could only imagine…because we are worthy of abundance. I think it is perfectly normal for…

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Pack These 7 Things Before Your Next Adventure

Oh, well lookie here, One Life Go has begun.  Tips, stories and hacks for traveling. In a few moments, you will begin reading the first story & guess what!  It’s not written by me. Enter Seema I originally meet Seema last August in Bali at Awesomeness Fest.  I won’t go into too much detail about…

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Joint Ventures are Sexy: A Beyonce Case Study

When I was a youngin’ in 3rd grade, our English class had to read Maya Angelou’s “And Still I Rise, 1978″ which was her third volume of poetry that she released.  I’ve always been a fan of Ms. Angelou’s poise, delivery, creativity and compassion – and I’ve always thought she would be a great aunt…

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I Shall Use My Time - Alex Echols

Would You Rather Be Dust or Ashes?

I’m grateful to have stepped on a gem today. The last few weeks have been a complete whirlwind of emotions. From intense satisfaction to incredible worry. A death scare here, an invitation to run my first online class there, and the last few days which really have been utter hell. Seems like I’ve gone through…

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