Living with True Bravado

Living with True Bravado

What does it mean to live with true bravado? By definition, bravado means to show a vaunted display of courage or self-confidence; swagger. To me, bravado means facing intimidating, daunting tasks with openness, moving into a place that is beyond fear. That is what it...
I’m Awesome. (And You Are, Too!)

I’m Awesome. (And You Are, Too!)

Hi beautiful friends! This massive self-discovery travel adventure started when I first arrived on the magical island of Ibiza three years ago. It was my first time living and working abroad, my first time integrating into a new culture and way of life, and my first...
Simplicity in the Yucatán

Simplicity in the Yucatán

UAYMA This is Uayma, Mexico. In January 2018, I spent two weeks here on a meditation retreat.  The crowds and parties in Cancun were only three hours by car away, but this place was such a peaceful, simple pueblo where time seemed to stand...
Authentic Peru: The Santa Cruz Trek

Authentic Peru: The Santa Cruz Trek

I gasp for oxygen in the thin air. Kneeling next to me, a fellow hiker from Italy, Andrea, passes me his homemade granola. I take some with gratitude, and we motivate each other to keep going. As I stand up, the world around me spins out of control. Altitude sickness...