How to Stop Living on Autopilot and Be More Intentional

Some people have stopped to ask themselves if the ladder they’re climbing is leaned against the right wall. Others have decidedly removed that ladder and placed it elsewhere. Being forced to break routines could be an opportunity to turn off autopilot and start living more intentionally.

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You don’t think you’re ready? Do it anyway.

Don’t be the kid that stands on the edge of the jumping rock, counts to three and still doesn’t leap into the quarry below. You’re done counting and sometimes you never FEEL ready to jump. You just jump.

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The truth is, nobody is thinking about you.

If you spend your nights sewing together a version of yourself from the scraps of other people’s opinions, you’re sure to be left with a rather hideous quilt.

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Overcoming Anxiety: I was too scared to leave the house – so I travelled across the world alone.

Originally posted on Medium. It was a cool September morning and I was standing in the doorway of my mom’s townhouse preparing to get on a plane and fly across the world with no plan, no tangible timeline, and (fingers crossed) no panic attacks. I would fly through Chicago, Tokyo, and Bangkok until I would…

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How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals

Do you have big dreams that feel out of reach? Maybe you want to learn Italian, do a handstand, land a Guinness World Record, run a marathon, or apply for your dream job. Every big aspirational goal starts with a few small steps. The TED Talk How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals by Stephen…

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6 Lessons I Learned While Staying at a Buddhist Monastery

SURAT THANI, THAILAND – “This will be your last day of speaking. Tomorrow morning we will enter into silence for the next ten days.” The Buddhist nun was dressed in pristine white robes. The warm light illuminating the room reflected off of her impressively smooth and shaved skull. She stood in front of a group…

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10 Fun Things to Do When You’re Bored in Quarantine

It doesn’t matter if you have access to a home theatre or you’re bumming off your parent’s Netflix account, there are thousands of fun things to do when you’re bored in quarantine – on a budget.

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8 Days at the Sarinbuana Eco Lodge in Bali

Fresh vegan meals straight from the garden, rescued monkeys, bright green rice terraces and a hidden natural swimming hole. This eco lodge in Bali will connect you with a tropical paradise.

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Mountain Meditation in Tabanan, Bali

If you had all the time in the world would meditating be easy? The mountainous region of Tabanan, Bali challenges and surprises me.

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20 Days on Siargao Island — On Cloud 9 at Sea Level

Siargao Island is located in the Philippines and renowned for its surfing, but there’s more to this island than meets the eye.

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