Allison Burney

"To live will be an awfully big adventure." - Peter Pan

4 Common Myths About Self-Help Books

You’ve probably never read a self-help book in your life. I mean, how could you admit to it even if you have? It’s embarrassing. Nobody wants to be that person standing in a bookstore alone, staring at a self-help book on the shelf. People are shamed for that sort of thing. The longer you stand there, […]

Finding the Meaning in an Old Expression

We’ve all heard this expression somewhere: “Life is short, so make the most of it.” But have you ever stopped to actually consider it? What does it mean to you? For me, it seems like a no-brainer. Why wouldn’t you want to do all you can with the life you’ve been given? Why wouldn’t you […]

Why Everyone Should Travel

I recently met face-to-face with one of my worldviews. It didn’t surprise me in the least; but I did wonder why it had taken so long for me to realize it. I was sitting at my computer, watching writer Jeff Goins talk about worldviews. He spoke about a worldview as a perspective – something you […]

Deciding to Be a Writer

Hello! Welcome to the beginning of my latest adventure! You’ve found me at the right time. It’s the part in my journey where I decide to actually be a writer (something I’ve dreamed of but continually shied away from for quite some time) – by writing, of course! It’s time to get more serious about this […]