Self Respect Uncovered

  I can remember times in my life when I wasn’t my own priority. I can remember phases in my life where I had no true care for my own peace of mind. I had no priority for a healthy mentality or desire for constant rejuvenation. During these times I prioritized by putting other people’s needs before my […]

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The Truth Behind Travel Guilt

This was written ten months ago, a couple days before I left Colorado. But time is funny and I needed this now and maybe you do to. ____ While many people are afraid of stepping outside of their comfort zone, some people have a different approach to convincing themselves why they cannot do the things […]

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Yoga With Khat

I almost did not want to share the interview I did with Khat. Not because it wasn’t amazing. But because it came at such a perfect time in my life. My interview with Khat was what I will now refer to as a conversation with a friend. And I selfishly did not want to share […]

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A near death experience- sorry mom

Let me tell you about my night. I just spent fifteen minutes making myself vomit until there was nothing left to do but gag. Why? Well, because I just drank a sip, a very very small sip, of a tasty rice wine beverage. All the locals were drinking it. Which means it is fine, right? […]

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I almost quit my blog today

I was beginning to give up as a travel blogger. Two and a half weeks into the biggest trip of my life, and I decided maybe it was time to give up. That is typically how I do things. As soon as I am really close to something. As soon as I feel like it […]

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How a volcano in Indonesia brought me back to life

While I was in New Hampshire this last summer I fell in love with hiking. I had lived an hour and a half South of the White Mountains for twenty two years and had hiked only one of the forty-eight 4,000 foot mountains. So, since I was in the area for a while I made […]

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Thank You Putu

  I sat with this beautiful man named Putu for four hours yesterday. He might be the most healing human I have ever come across. I think he dislocated and relocated every bone in my toes and ankles. I’ve never felt such an immediate need to trust somebody in my life. Thank you for your […]

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Early Morning in Kuta Square

This place is a beautiful mess. We woke up at 5:45 this morning to watch the sunrise. An unintentional decision to walk left began the wildly evoking stroll through a buzzing Kuta Square, and now we smell like trash.   Aimee’s instincts led us this route. Small wild cats with hunchbacks perched on broken cement […]

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