How Salsa Changed My World

How Salsa Changed My World

In case you think you’re about to get a fantastic recipe for a mind altering salsa dish, I wanted to be clear it’s not salsa the sauce but salsa the dance that has changed my world. Although if you do have such a recipe please share!   A little background to my...
Staying happy while healing an injury

Staying happy while healing an injury

I injured my back in the most unexciting of ways; while playing an odd sport called korfball. There was no mid-air collision, no over-reaching as I did a hook shot to score the winning goal. Rather it was a slow creep of soreness and stiffness that resulted in my...
My round up of 2013: Running, Salsa & Elephants

My round up of 2013: Running, Salsa & Elephants

Note: this post is the second of a 2-part series on what 2013 was all about for me and those that inspired me. I’ve really enjoyed giving myself the space over the last couple of weeks to reflect back on 2013 (and start planning for 2014!). This is my round up...
An alpine adventure – a tale from the trail

An alpine adventure – a tale from the trail

Last week I ran The Big Kid Alpine Adventure Race (16km) for the first time. It’s the furthest I’ve ever run in a race. Friends and colleagues asked “how was the race?” I was stumped each time. How could I explain that I had left a piece of me behind on that mountain?...

How To Get Rid of “Stuff” and Live Out Of Your Car

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris For those who are regular readers you will know that I live a little differently these days. I essentially live with what will fit into the boot of my car and I...

10 reasons you should never get a job

A moment of happy coincidence to report – after writing yesterday about why I quit my “good” job I came across this blog post by Steve Pavlina, one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, called “10 reasons you should never get a job!” It...
Its been one year since I quit my “good” job

Its been one year since I quit my “good” job

Today is my one year anniversary of quitting my “good” job. It wasn’t only my job that I quit but my entire 13 year career as a corporate lawyer. Why did I take this step to quit what some would see as a good job, especially when we were in a recession? While my legal...
How my life changing journey will benefit you

How my life changing journey will benefit you

  Welcome to my personal blog. My name is Andrea Jordan and I created Learn, Discover, Be Free to share with you my journey (so far!) from corporate life to a life of freedom. If you would like to know how a farmer’s daughter from a tiny town in New Zealand became a...

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