Rise Up

Rise Up

Isla de Barú, Cartagena, Colombia. 2018 "Ready or not, here I come, you can't hide." That's what the storm says. That's what time says. That's what nature says. (That's what The Fugees say). Well, we can try to hide, but not well enough. Sometimes it's better to just stay out in the open, where we [...]

Everything is Everything

Everything is Everything

Cold Spring, NY. 2018 “What is meant to be, will be. After winter, must come spring. Change, it comes eventually.” - Lauryn Hill I’m so ready for it. I feel ready for a lot of changes. Especially now that I’m sitting still. The fast-paced life I was experiencing, moving from country to country has come [...]

Change, No Coins.

Change, No Coins.

2014. Inevitability. My hands are up, embracing the one thing I can’t control. Change. Along with it comes opportunity for unlimited growth. As much as I’d like to prepare for growth, it's not as effective as it is to simply go through the changes. There's not much power in preparing for it, because I have [...]

Bloom.

Bloom.

Chiang Mai, Thailand. 2018.  "Life is a journey, not a destination. There are no mistakes, just chances we've taken. Lay down your regrets, cause all we have is now. Wake up in the morning, and get out of bed. Start making a mental list in my head of all of the things that I am [...]

Grapes to Wine

Grapes to Wine

  Portugal. 2017. Go outside. Find a wide open space. Imagine there are no people around. Everything in sight is a part of nature. The colors are rich, and beautiful. It's quiet. Clutter-free. This space you are in, becomes your state of mind. Listen to your heart, and pay attention to your body. How are [...]

Hold On, Let Go, Be Free.

Hold On, Let Go, Be Free.

Porto, Portugal. 2017 It's December, the month that ends off the year. December is when many of us take a look back at all that has taken place, and we ask ourselves, "what are my goals for next year?"  Let's go back to January, a flashback to our "fresh start." What new things did we [...]

Live a Lot

Live a Lot

Slow down. Everyday will not be the same, no matter how strict we are with our routines. That's the beauty in life, the unexpected. The sharp turns, and whether or not we are prepared to make them, even when we're used to going straight. We're supposed to be living flexible lives, taking the good with [...]