What do you do when you're sailing to New Zealand and the auto pilot is hopelessly dead, a fourth of your crew is uselessly sea sick, and you're four hours on, two hours off watch is insanely tiring? You sleep, sail, sip coffee -- repeat. And you become the auto pilot. As we wave goodbye… Continue reading When The Auto Pilot Dies…
I've been thinking about what to write and keep erasing and retyping. I want to tell the story of my love, but it's a story I'm not yet ready to tell. The story I am ready to tell is the one about letting the power of vulnerability take you over. We're all afraid of something:… Continue reading Be Vulnerable
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