Being back in Fiji solidifies my desire to stay here and make this beautiful country my home. In one of my last posts, I talked about the power of thoughts and now I'll share my dreams, making them public and real. Dream #1 Ever since coming to Fiji in 2013, I've loved the South Pacific.… Continue reading Fiji ❤
The gentle rocking of the waves awaken me, the rolling of my legs up and down as the tick ticking Of the metal handle taps against the smooth cabin door. I crawl out of bed looking for the hint of dawn as I climb the ladder from under deck up to the cockpit. As I… Continue reading A Day in Paradise
I feel overwhelmed. I feel lost. My belly hurts. My eye is sore. My throat is dry. My heart feels heavy. It's going to be okay, I keep telling myself. What is the meaning of all of this? What is happiness? Is it something to be found? Or is it here within us? This need… Continue reading What Is Happiness?
What are the results of fear-- the fear of failure, fear of disappointment, fear of the unknown, fear of rejection? The results are that we never try, never hope, never dream, and never ask for what we want. By allowing fear to be the driving force of life, we merely survive. I've been battling with… Continue reading Forget About Fear
What do I do with no schedule, no job, no plans? I wake up at five, read books ALL DAY, and learn how to cook. I have my daily routine in the morning: I meditate, self-practice, teach yoga to my parents, and wave them off as they go to work. Which kinda makes me feel… Continue reading The Power of Thoughts
Oh my god... I'm 25, unemployed, living at my parent's, and have NO IDEA what I want to do with my life. WHAT AM I GOING TO DO??!! not freak out. When I finished my contract with the Peace Corps in March, I freaked. the. eff. out. because I didn't have my next step planned… Continue reading What Does 5 Days of Silence Do?
As I walked out of the Quito airport mouth agape, I ran into the arms of a waiting Lucas. The snow-caped mountains, looming volcanoes, and deep valleys took my breath away-- literally-- as Lucas and I drove away from the city to Cumbaya. We arrived at Lucas's gorgeous home and was instantly greeted with a… Continue reading Hola Lindo, un Poco de Agua Por Favor?