This instance was especially notable to me because, with the idea that traveling can change a person's perspective, I didn’t have to actually travel anywhere – I didn’t have to leave in order to come back seeing things differently. I stayed here in Colorado and it was he who changed me with his traveling.
Beauty in Bali from daaasily on Vimeo. After a little bit over a month later, I finally put together a little clip of some video footage taken in Bali. Don't forget to click 'HD' for crisp quality of the scenery. Enjoy!
"Act my age? What the fuck is that, 'act my age'? What do I care how old I am? The Ocean is old as fuck. It will still drown your ass with vigor." What does it mean to 'have your shit together'? Per definition, it's to get one's thoughts and/or possessions organized. But how do … Continue reading Euphoria, Elation, Exhilaration
It hasn't even been 48 hours since I've been back home from Bali.... And I literally could have died this morning. Slight exaggeration as there could have been a worse outcome, but still, a very true statement. On my drive to work today, I got into a bad car accident. The kind of bad that … Continue reading Mindfulness in Bali
This year, on my 26th birthday, while slightly intoxicated and ranting to a friend, I named off some goals I wanted to accomplish before my next birthday. One of them was to travel south of the equator for the first time. Then I told him that I was cheating because I already had tickets booked … Continue reading South of the Equator
One thing on my Life List was to travel with a stranger. Well, the opportunity (sort of) presented itself and I took it. In my head, I pictured backpacking somewhere, meeting someone in a hostel, and then deciding to go to the next place together. This wasn't that specific scenario, but nonetheless, I went to … Continue reading Every Friend Was Once a Stranger
Recently, I binge watched Jane the Virgin and picked up the line: To have faith is to banish doubt. Makes sense. If I have faith in you, I relinquish all uncertainties I have of you; I believe in you without questioning or hesitating. Many times we get 'stuck' in life by our own ambiguities; whether it be … Continue reading 10 Ways Traveling Heals
I lead a monthly book and wine club within my apartment complex and for the month of October, we selected My Year with Eleanor by Noelle Hancock. It’s a memoir in reflection of Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote, “DO ONE THING EVERYDAY THAT SCARES YOU.” Noelle was nearing the age of 30 in NYC and loss her celebrity gossip … Continue reading False Evidence Appearing Real
According to American/United/Delta Dining Rewards, almost every Burger King location in Denver is considered as an eligible restaurant in their program. You receive 3 Miles/1 Dollar spent as an online member. On top of that, United/Delta is currently offering additional bonus miles for a $30 minimum transaction (including tax/tip) done within 30 days of signing up. … Continue reading The Homeless Burger King
It's been a year already? October 15th of 2014, I wrote: I wanted to take up yoga in order to practice control - control of my breathing, of my balance, of my movements, of my body. And it's funny, because lately I have found that wanting control is my exact problem. By that, I mean, … Continue reading Yoga’to Keep Going