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May 6, 2014

Alison Fallon on Building Bridges and Taking Leaps

Alison Fallon on Building Bridges and Taking Leaps

Allison Vesterfelt talks about packing light, procrastination and the difference between building bridges and taking leaps.


Allison Vesterfelt quit her full time job to chase her dream of becoming a writer. Since that point she can’t help but write about what it looks like to live with less; to give up the things that aren’t important so she can chase the things that are. Allison’s book Packing Light is about just that. 

Inspired by the courage of a friend, and the story of The Rich Young Ruler from the Gospels, she decided to quit her full-time job, move out of her apartment, sell nearly everything she owned and spend the next six months driving across the country.

On the trip I started to discover what it looked like to live life with less baggage, both in actuality, and as a metaphor.

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