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New Book Project – Your Look Up Story Wanted

I’m embarking on a NEW book project and you’re invited to contribute. As you may know, I wrote my first three books in a period of three years; after which, I needed a break. During which time, I signed many books, spoke at numerous events, and continued to travel the world, discovering Look Up Stories across…
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TEDx Talk with Author and Adventurer Heidi Siefkas

Watch my TEDx talk: The Life Hack that the Gurus Don't Tell You About! In a matter of minutes, I'll unveil how you can use adventure to evolve to your best self, your Life 2.0. Don't believe me? I challenge you to watch it until the end and answer the final question in the comments below.…
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Why Add Adventure to Your Life – Three Benefits of Adventure

Ready for an Unconventional Lifestyle Tip that Can Change Your Life? We all know there are proven benefits to taking vitamins, going to the gym, and eating right. However, I bet I'm the first to suggest adding ADVENTURE to your life. If you are looking to take your life to the next level or wanting…
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Thirteen Years – Look Up Anniversary from Oregon

Thirteen years ago, my life changed course. For the backstory, I suggest you look at my first book, When All Balls Drop. Over the years, in sharing my story through my books, presentations, and travels, others came out of the woodwork with their personal trials and roadblocks. Strangely enough, regardless of the circumstances, there was…
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Returning to a Familiar Place – Look Up Reminders Abound

Removing yourself from the norm, your routine, or even your home/office, allows the mind to wander and experience the world around you through a new lens. We all need these shifts in perspective to reboot and recharge. That's why I believe that the secret recipe to a happy and healthy life is by adding frequent…
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How To See California The Right Way

California is one of those destinations that everyone should visit at least once in their life. If you haven’t been already, or you're thinking of returning, there is definitely a right way and a wrong way to do so, and it’s worth knowing how you can ensure you are doing it the right way. In…
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How To have A Successful Trip Abroad

There are many things to consider when planning a trip abroad. From packing the right items to arranging transportation and lodging, there is a lot to ensure your trip goes smoothly. The following blog post will outline everything you need to do in order to have a successful trip! #1 Do Your Research On The…
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A Look Up Reminder from Trempealeau, Wisconsin

Even though Maui has been where I hang my hat for several years, there are few places that make me feel more at home than this little town on the Mississippi River, Trempealeau, Wisconsin. I spent my formidable years taking advantage of biking, hiking, and boating in the area. This summer, it just so happened…
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How To Get A Proper Taste Of Culture Whenever You Travel

When you’re off on your travels, the one thing you always want to get to know is the culture you’re visiting. You’re in a new country, possibly on a new continent, and the way of life is much different to your own. You’ve got a lot to explore, and a limited time to do it…
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Look Up from Shipwreck Beach Lanai

Recently, I took a quick escape from Maui to Lanai with my PIC and a couple of friends. It was a quick 45-minute ferry ride from Lahaina to Lanai. We rented a 4x4 to explore off-the-beaten-path as well as some of Lanai's highlights not to miss. One of which was Shipwreck Beach (image above and…
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Top Things to Do in Lanai – Travel Tips Lanai

Lanai is one of the four islands that make up Maui Nui: Maui, Molokai, Kahoolawe, and Lanai. Although most visit Maui for a Hawaiian vacation, sometimes you want to beat the crowds. With a daily ferry with both morning and afternoon departures from Lahaina, Lanai is an easy day trip for Maui's visitors. How to…
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How To Keep Food Fresh As You Travel

Packing some food with you on your travels can save you having to buy food en route, plus it can be necessary when exploring more remote areas. A challenge that many travellers experience is keeping food fresh. Below are some tips on how to stop food from going off, whether you’re backpacking or on a…
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What Industries Are Doing To Stay Afloat During These Tough Times

In these uncertain times, it's more important than ever for businesses to be innovative. We've seen many changes in how industries operate, and many companies have to explore new ways to keep their doors open. Today we look at how industries took on other approaches to keep business up after a global epidemic.  What Is…
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