October 14, 2019


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 –

November 17, 2018


During my short time in Japan, I feel like I rode half of the country’s trains. The process was made massively more complicated by all of the luggage I was carrying. As I think back on those times, I am happy that I made it! I battled countless escalators, treacherous stairs, and was saved a – Read More –

July 29, 2018


My visit to Praia (on the main island of Santiago) was all about PEOPLE! Well, and food haha! It was so wonderful to be with my incredible friends and recharge on good food and frequent visits to my favorite gym there! it was the first time in a long time that I felt full. I mean – Read More –

November 3, 2017


In the past six months, I have traveled through as many time zones. I started with a lovely trip to Lisbon to visit friends and meet Mooji, and from there, I went on to visit New Jersey, NYC, LA, Austin, and Houston before returning back to Africa. During that whirlwind of a trip, I was – Read More –

June 30, 2016


It’s not what it sounds like…it’s what it is. When I think back to life in Corporate America, I remember all of the times people discuss long hours spent working and early morning calls. Another person would chime in about even longer hours. Though the spirit was often one of complaint, it became a bit – Read More –

April 17, 2015


Most of the time it feels like I have a million things to do. I’m very good at adding projects into my life haha However, I find that I am not able to make progress on any of them unless I focus my attention on one task at at time. As I said to a friend – Read More –

March 13, 2015


As I travel about the world, I feel it is becoming difficult to catch my breath! Even now, I am writing this post while on my way back to Narita airport after one night in Tokyo. Next I will be in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Whew! :) The opportunity to see so many places, and meet – Read More –

March 10, 2015


Barcelona is one of my favorite cities in the world. I was happy to return last week, and as before, I left with many wonderful memories. While reflecting on the trip on the (long) journey home, I was reminded of three things: 1. You cannot get moments back, no matter how special. 2. When you – Read More –

August 7, 2014


If the whole world praises him, he is not elated. If the whole world condemns him, he is not beaten. In a word, praise and blame cannot change his conduct. Such a man possesses true virtue. As for myself, I am still among those who are influenced by the opinions of others, like the wind – Read More –

July 24, 2014


Today, concepts of time, energy, prioritization, and excuses were on my mind. In the simplest terms, I believe that you tend to do what you prioritize and make excuses for everything else you don’t do. However, I also think that what you prioritize may not be in alignment with what you truly value. So I want to ask this – Read More –

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