But the Cheshire cat had a very good point: tell me where you want to go, otherwise, I’ll tell you where you go. Basically, life will decide for you if you don’t decide for yourself.
We hold on to so many things that cause us unnecessary pain, stress, and suffering.
I don’t want to blink and suddenly be 90 years old sitting in an old folks home saying to the nurses, “well time sure flies doesn’t it!” I want to say, “wow cool I’m still alive. I can even still remember each decade of my life with vibrancy and detail!” At least try my best anyway. Surely there’s a way to make time at least feel a little slower?
Do you ever get in those moods when your brain feels like a sponge and you crave inspiration, or a change of perspective, or just simply having your mind blown? Here’s a carefully selected list of 11 of my favorite articles, videos and podcasts that have done exactly that for me.
There is just something about the energy of Byron Bay that disrobes us from the hustle and bustle of the nine to five life and reveals a way of living that operates on a slower, kinder and more peaceful frequency. People walk slower and smile to each other, they get around by hitchhiking. They trust each other.
It’s winter in Beijing and I’m at a crowded bar with loud music. As I take my jacket off, I ask my friends if they want a drink. They nod. I push my way to the front of the bar, squeezing through the crowd and lean my elbows on the counter.
I remember a few years ago, sitting in the auditorium of one of my Travel and Tourism classes in College, while a young guy with a puka shell necklace, spiky hair and enthusiastic hand movements, raved to us about joining a program called SWAP in Australia. This non-profit organisation owned by the Canadian government encourages young Canadians […]
This impromptu photoshoot was taken on a beautiful summer’s day in Ottawa. Behind our house, past the backyard, lies a huge open field we take our dog, Sabre, for walks. On this day she looked beautiful in her favorite white skirt. I told her I wanted a picture with her and Sabre in the field. […]
…In the past two weeks I got back from Australia on January 4th refreshed and completely content. My vacation was great, but then again how could it not be? It’s Australia, the land of kangaroos, sunshine and beaches. I felt a revived sense of confidence in myself. Before leaving for Australia I was feeling quite down, […]