Wabi Sabi: Tale of a Recovering Perfectionist

There's a period in my life that I don't talk about much.  Only those that have known me most of my life or that know me very, very well are privy to it.  I bury it in the trash with the journals that helped me through it.  Not because I'm ashamed, but because I don't want it to define me.

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My Top Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling: Stress Management On The Road

Generally we travel to relax, escape, adventure, experience and learn. Although we hope to unload a wheelbarrow of stress, unforeseen circumstances, language barriers, unfamiliar territory, lost belongings and surprise cleanses can add a dose of stress that we don't anticipate.  Jet-lag and dehydration can make stress even more difficult to endure.

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The Importance of Honoring Your Needs

The past 1.5 weeks have been among my most challenging so far during the last 3.5 months of Remote Year (RY).  There have been other challenging moments due to things that happened at home, but this is the first time I've had a difficult experience related directly to the RY adventure I'm undertaking.  Ok, so my Instagram has been feeding off glorious and enviable photos of the turquoise blue waters and sun kissed skin of island life.  I must be exaggerating, right?

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