When I look back since the beginning, I can see all the changes. Few are tangible, many are deeply felt, and some are subconsciously expressed. The ups, the downs, the mundane and everyday. The 9 countries traveled, the handful of new friends and acquaintances, the things I shed, the things I left behind, the new … Continue reading 2017.
It's the first day of fall. It's my favorite season, and I'm back in Los Angeles. From the months abroad, if I had to pick one word to define how I've returned, I'd choose "liberated." Liberated from material things, liberated from the desire to have anything new, liberated from the suffocation of self-inflicting anxiety, liberated … Continue reading Fall Forward
“I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I'm more afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.” - Bob Goff If you haven't heard of the book "Love Does," here you go. Yesterday, I was sitting in a friend's loft hanging out under her stairs, and I … Continue reading Love Does.
Last night, I went to a yoga class like never before. I had zero expectations and was ready to do my downward dogs and chaturangas for the following 60 minutes. Classic of me - I was the first to arrive, even before the studio doors were open (because for me, early is on time and … Continue reading Perro Descendente
A coconut falls from a tree. Does anyone hear it? Does it matter? Like life here in Costa Rica, things happen when they want to and no one cares too much about any one single element of life. Rain or shine, lightening storm or calm skies, surfers fill the ocean tides, people casually stroll the … Continue reading Tiempo Libre y Pura
"Other side," he said. I've been in England since Thursday evening, and every time I've walked up to my friend Luke's car, it's been mistakenly on the driver side. Naturally, it's understandable given I've come from America where our driver side is their passenger side, but it's still comical to me. It also serves as … Continue reading Stranger Things Have Happened (Pun Intended)
And, when you're in the midst of it all, it's hard to fully collect your thoughts, feelings, and desires. You're moving at a fast pace, with roughly 40 pounds of baggage strapped to your back, arms, and innately, your insides. You're meeting people from all over the world, with hundreds of life stories … Continue reading 7 Days Later on an Island in Croatia – Lessons Learned