Get Out the Microscope: The Flaw with the Big Picture

I’ve always been a ‘big picture’ kind of gal. This characteristic has served me well throughout my life, manifesting itself in my relentless drive to attain what I want. But that isn’t always the case. I remember a time when … r

Let’s Start a Movement of Kindness!

Think about a time when someone did something kind for you. A smile from a stranger, an unexpected compliment, someone buying you coffee or lunch. A simple act of kindness is enough to change someone’s day around for the better. … r

Off The Grid: What Living Without Internet For 3 Years Taught Me about Living Fully and Connecting With People

Imagine coming home after a grueling day at work. You’re tired, hungry, and all you want to do is pop a frozen meal in the microwave and watch an episode of Narcos. Except you can’t. Six months earlier you decided … r

How to Make Every Day Count

Life is really complicated. It’s, at times, almost impossible to make sense of. There are moments that we feel absolutely clear on who we are, what we are doing and all our energies align, but a lot of life is … r

Why Travel Mirrors Life – A Rebuke Of Instagram Perfectionism

Backpacking and traveling are predominantly arduous, uncomfortable, and anxiety-inducing. When we see those picture perfect Instagram posts of people traveling the world they represent 1% of the story, willfully glossing over the other 99% (such as the fact that blood, … r

5 Ways to Create Your Own Work and Life Balance

The pace of life today can sometimes make it feel like you’re walking a tightrope. You’re trying to balance the need to be engaged in your business and get projects done with the need to be present at home, have … r