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Conscious Self vs. Self Conscious

I don’t know what age it is when women begin to feel insecure about their bodies. Some would say it is around puberty. We start comparing ourselves to others, enthralled in what the “perfect” woman should look like, and trying to be her.  This goes on for many years, maybe even forever? Oh please, tell […]

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Zen AF 

A glimpse into my experience at a Vipassana mediation retreat!

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The Next Shift

If you’re following along on my wild journey via Facebook or Instagram, you know I have been bopping around South and Central America hitting 5 countries in 3 months. My next move may surprise you, or maybe it won’t at all!  Before this trip began, I had an idea in mind-I would find a country […]

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Here’s the Deal

Many people ask me how I am living this life. Quitting my job in America, again, and roaming the world freely.  Some assume I inherited money.  Other assholes assume I am being funded by a sugar daddy.  Just to set the record straight-neither are true.  Want to know the secret?  I worked my butt off […]

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The Adventures of my Maleta Grande 

I confess-I’m a faux backpacker. Instead of carrying a 30 liter Osprey backpack like most travelers I see, I am lugging around a 54 pound beast of a suitcase.  When people see it their eyes bug out of their heads and I hear things like: “THAT’S you’re bag?!” “Ayy ayy ayyy es muy grande mami!” […]

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Turning 30

I am always striving to be the best version of myself, especially at this juncture in my life. I am about to turn 30 years old in a few days, and I find myself thinking back to how I envisioned my life would be at this point.  Like most children, I was conditioned to believe […]

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Without Seeking 

Try to live today without seeking Walk the streets without hoping  Miss a soul without longing Love without looking  Allow without holding Stop trying to achieve perfection You are already perfection  These are reminders to myself  LIVE  Day in and day out I find myself needing to take a pause. A pause to ensure I […]

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“Princess” Life 

I have been on this planet for 29 years and been called “a princess” too many times to count. What is it about me that makes me a princess exactly? Could it be because I have lived a very comfortable lifestyle in one of the most sought after states in America? Or because I enjoy […]

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Going Global

Here we go again!  I am flying out of San Francisco tomorrow with a one way ticket for the journey of a lifetime.  First destination -Peru  Personal belongings– One suitcase and a carry on backpack Partner in Crime– Heather Marie Ditmars  Itinerary– Unknown Two California girls taking on the world! The “No Plan” plan is […]

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Wherever You Go, There You Are

Wherever You Go, There You Are Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life By Jon Kabat Zinn The book that started it all. I picked this book up on a business trip over a year ago when I was killing time roaming the bookstore at the airport before my flight home. I saw it on the bestsellers […]

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