I Meditated Silently for 10 Days. | A Map to Anywhere

I Meditated Silently for 10 Days.

December 16, 2018 11 min read

Here’s what it was like. Throughout the world, there are centers that do 10-day silent meditation retreats. They are called Vipassana Centers and they are all absolutely free.  They are also not associated with any particular religion, don’t sell anything and don’t try to convert anyone. It’s like the endangered unicorn of the spiritual realm. …

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Koh Phangan's Hippie Community

Koh Phangan's Hippie Community

September 16, 2018 6 min read

Living on the Fringes of a Fringe Community I am back in the yoga community of Koh Phangan, Thailand. If you are a frequent reader, you know this island is in Thailand, but rather than being distinctly Thai, it is more like the Bermuda Triangle of new-age spirituality, which I wrote about here. This island…

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Koh Phangan – The Bermuda Triangle of New Age Spirituality

Koh Phangan – The Bermuda Triangle of New Age Spirituality

March 03, 2018 5 min read

Koh Phangan is like the Bermuda Triangle of New Age Spiritualism. It seems to hold travelers and drifters as though they are ships in the Bermuda Triangle, but this little slice of heaven makes me wonder why anyone would want to leave? And yet I am. It’s time to get back to dry land. Forget…

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Tame the Beast – Men in Leggings

Tame the Beast – Men in Leggings

February 27, 2018 6 min read

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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I am the Ron Swanson of the Yoga Retreat

I am the Ron Swanson of the Yoga Retreat

January 27, 2018 13 min read

I’m bringing my weirdness to a yoga retreat In the morning, I begin a yoga retreat. Have you ever seen Parks and Rec? I feel like what Ron Swanson from Parks and Rec would be like at a yoga retreat. Or Happy Gilmore when he becomes a golfer. It’s been almost two weeks since I…

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