This kind of life is a mindset. Sometimes it means not only thinking outside the box, but acting—even living—outside the box.
You know that woman you admire for her strength, her accomplishments, her perseverance, her talents, or her experience. That woman who makes you muse, I wish I could do/be/think like that.
And if you ask her, she’ll probably say something like, “Oh, it was no big deal. I just did what I wanted to do,” or “I couldn’t imagine doing anything else.”
She might even say, “I didn’t think much about it. It just happened.”
Reminds me of that saying, Life is what happens while you’re making other plans.
In my travels, both home and abroad, I've met some incredible women. They've amused me, helped me, entertained me, taught me and inspired me with their unfailing zest for life.
Whether they’re working in an orphanage in Tibet, exploring third world countries, volunteering in the Peace Corps, working for political change, having "a little work done" or teaching English overseas, these women can inspire you to think about life in a new way.
Here are their stories…