Kim Dinan and her husband Brian had a great life in Portland Oregon with good jobs, a cool house and everything was going just fine when one day she thought, “there’s got to be more to life than paychecks and mortgages.”
That thought propelled them to quit their jobs and sell everything they owned to travel around the world and at their going away party, one of their friends handed them a gift. A yellow envelope. And in it was $1,000 dollars and instructions to give the money away to those that they encounter on their journey.
“Fear is not an indication that we should stop.” Kim Dinan
Now 6 years later, Kim has just published a book that details the peaks and valleys of their life changing journey. And the title of her book is, The Yellow Envelope.
In this episode we discuss…
Day dreaming in her cubicle about quitting her job to travel around the world.
How she had to convince her husband to go along with her plan.
The unexpected gift of a Yellow Envelope containing $1,000 with simple instructions.
The difficulty of giving away money.
How their traveling together shed light on problems in their marriage.
How she wrote her book, The Yellow Envelope, and eventually got it in Target.
What her life is now as a new mom.
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