My Month in an Alternate Universe

My Month in an Alternate Universe

Here’s what it’s like to go from high stress corporate America and eating fast food to a month of yoga, meditation and veganism. Have you ever felt the need to just hit the reset button on your life? I did and decided a month-long yoga-meditation retreat was the answer… and it destroyed me. Here’s what…

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February Subscriber Q & A

February Subscriber Q & A

February Subscriber Q & A Hello from Thailand! Thanks for all your questions! There are some good ones this month and a tour of my tiny bungalow at the end. It’s been a good month here so far! I accidentally over stayed my visa so I need to go sort that out tomorrow but I…

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Tame the Beast – Men in Leggings

Tame the Beast – Men in Leggings

In the midst of all this spiritual searching and physical exercise, I have felt like I’ve grown and matured. I feel more free and happy. I feel like I’m less judgmental and more accepting than I was when I arrived. There’s just one exception…. One thing that I can’t seem to get past and it…

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Waves

Waves

During the last week, feelings have come and gone in waves but I’m learning to keep my ahead above water. Two weeks at this yoga retreat! Two weeks so far! It’s like being turned inside out emotionally and thrown in a washing machine. At least for me. I came in with the attitude “go big…

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Listening and Being Heard

Listening and Being Heard

So much of my time here at the yoga retreat has been about learning to listen. Surprisingly, that mostly involves stopping the endless stream of chatter coming from my mind and getting deeper. Deeper to where I can listen to what my body is saying from my sore shoulders to my aching heart. Every feeling…

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Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle used to be a major hub of the opium trade. Today, it’s still involved in some sketchy business. I went on a tour that advertised seeing the Golden Triangle along with a quick boat trip into Laos. As I reached the bottom of the dock a random Thai man shoved a camera…

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