Roughly two years ago, after shoving down tacos and tequila, I got into a philosophical bout with a friend regarding obligations. Not entirely sure how the conversation started but at the time, we were both YES people. She questioned herself (note: I obvs don't remember word for word but here's the gist of the statement): … Continue reading Accountable Relationships
Although I had fallen in love with him well before this day, the first time I told Isaac that I loved him was via text message, sent by the extremely intoxicated version of myself. Overpowered by the feels, each beer unzipped my heart centimeter by centimeter, increasing blood flow into my fingers that typed out three … Continue reading Steamboat Starboys
Laugh There are some things in life that you just can't help giggle about. Here I am, 27 years old with paper towels stuffed in my boots underneath my sock-less feet, dried blood crusted in my nostrils, a rumbling hungry tummy, and a bright red scuffed up chin. Yup, I know, haha, a b s o … Continue reading Live, Love, & Laugh … Literally!
The Dalai Lama believes the purpose of life is to seek happiness; meaning, the liberation from suffering. What's the polar opposite of suffering? Pleasure. However, people get confused between pleasure [external events creating gratification] and happiness [internal peace of mind creating contentment]. Some context:  was in Jacksonville/Savannah this past week.  was reading The Art of Happiness (A Handbook for … Continue reading Compassion in Companions
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.
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