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.
The mind will talk endlessly, if you let it. Self-talk and thoughts come naturally, it's effortless. The work is in quieting the mind to hear what you really need to. In a world full of distractions and easily accessible diversions, it takes a concerted effort to be alone in silence. But, once you make it … Continue reading If It Just Feels Right, It Is
Take time to make your bed Pull the sheets Straighten up Grind the coffee Stir it gently Take time to smile at a stranger Count your change Make a change Take a moment of something that feels seemingly small And let it be g r a n d Just let it be Smile at another … Continue reading Take Time
I want to pour the milk in your coffee And watch it dance in circles Round and round it goes Turning darkness into light Drink up the love And soak up the sun Are you still by my side? Or have I left you behind? We traversed the corners of the nation But took a … Continue reading Finding the Light
“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.
After taking trains, planes, buses, subways, cars and boats every couple of days and moving around between cities and countries, I've finally been somewhat settled in the London area for over a week (....it's still hard to keep track of days). But, here I am, halfway across the world, calling this apartment my "home" because … Continue reading Finally (Un)Settled
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