Cassandra Overby

To My Readers and the Fans of the Life Advice Blog Project: Last November I made an audacious promise to myself, a promise to spend six months interviewing 128 everyday people for their greatest life lessons. I remember myself pre-blog, certain that six months would fly by (I actually considered doing my project for a whole year), convinced that the writing would roll off my pen (it didn’t), and confident that it would be easy to find a different person to interview five days a week (it wasn’t). When I made the promise to myself to see this project through, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. That’s probably a good thing. If I had known in the beginning how difficult my project would be at turns, I might never have started it. I’m so glad I did. The...

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