SPIRIT

October 21, 2019

ONE MINUTE ZEN: FREEDOM

I’m inspired to share this video from my hike this past weekend, here in Santo Antao :) With all things, I hope that you are inspired to release all that does not serve you and keep moving! ;)   xo,

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October 14, 2019

ADVENTURE

After taking a quick trip to the neighbor island for supplies, I was reminded of the importance of adventure. Doing new things can introduce you to new people and experiences and this is often very expansive. Because of a small decision I made to have a hammock on my balcony, I’ve been led to the - Read More -

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October 7, 2019

GRATITUDE

I rarely cry, but just a few minutes ago, as I was doing my evening stretches, tears began to leak out of my eyes as I was flooded with immense gratitude for everything in my life. I was inspired to thank my ancestors (Grams, Momsie, and O’ma) and I felt their responses in certain phrases - Read More -

August 28, 2019

STAND STILL: REVISITED

Recently, a kind reader of this website came across a quote that I posted in 2014. That quote, “Stand still. The trees ahead and the bush beside you are not lost,” was misattributed to Albert Einstein (the internet is not always a reliable place to source quotes!), so I thank Sara Wright for calling that - Read More -

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August 12, 2019

THE OBSERVER, THE OBSERVED, AND AWARENESS

Recently, on my Instagram page, I have participated in several conversations that address ‘personhood’, the concept of the ‘observer’, and the nature of ‘awareness.’ These are very critical distinctions in Advaita Zen…and the great masters (such as my own teacher, Mooji) provide profound pointings to illustrate the difference. (Taoism also describes awareness, and refers to - Read More -

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July 28, 2019

ONE MUST BE FREE TO FLY

Can you imagine a pilot flying a plane with every piece of the passengers’ luggage tied to their back?? I know, it seems completely absurd…but this is the analogy that came to my mind on this early morning in Mindelo Haha In the same way, can you imagine a bird flying with its nest tied - Read More -

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June 29, 2019

BACK ON MY ISLAND!

I have been back on my island of Santo Antao for almost a month now (!!), but it just feels like I’m starting to catch my breath! What a wonderful whirlwind it’s been as I’ve traveled around the world continually for the past year! I am still processing all of my incredible adventures, and feeling - Read More -

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May 1, 2019

FREE EVENT IN AUSTIN!

I’m very excited to launch my latest book, Get Free: 7 Simple Steps to Free Your Mind & Live Your Dreams in Austin, Texas! This will be a FREE event on Saturday, May 18th from 2-4pm at the beautiful Casa de Luz Village (near Zilker Park and the Zach Theatre) and will include a talk about - Read More -

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April 20, 2019

FUN!

Yesterday, it was a privilege for me to be on air with legendary Mr. John Hanson on “In Black America” at  KUT Austin, Texas — the longest running Black radio station in America! The recording can be found on my SoundCloud Channel: here. (Please note that this is an unedited preview, as the actual broadcast - Read More -

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April 17, 2019

REST

I have been traveling (around the world) for almost a year straight, and it is hard to put into words what that feels like. While the experiences, people, and places have been great, my body has reminded me of the importance of rest. While I feel the excitement of new things on the horizon, it - Read More -

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