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Spirituality

A Magical Thai Tattoo

A Magical Thai Tattoo

What better way to remember our first trip to Asia than to have it branded on us forever?

Hugs, Caramel, and Cocaine

Hugs, Caramel, and Cocaine

AMMA Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, known throughout the world as Amma (meaning “Mother”), is a spiritual leader who has millions of followers across the world. For those who see the world through the lens of social media, she has 15 million Facebook fans if that […]

Have You Been Eating Sand?

Have You Been Eating Sand?

WITHCRAFT ISLAND We decide to spend a few days on the island of Siquijor, also known as ‘Withcraft Island’ because of it’s traditional healing methods. The main reason I want to visit here is to try one of these methods known as bolo-bolo healing. This […]

Using Your Own Breath to Reach an Altered State

Using Your Own Breath to Reach an Altered State

TRIPPING ON MY LUNCH BREAK I had recently started going to group meditation classes on my lunch break to get away from my computer for a minute in order to avoid getting burned out. I was sitting at my desk on a particularly stressful day […]

10 Days Inside My Head

10 Days Inside My Head

WHY VIPASSANA? Prior to my trip to India, I was searching online for breathwork sessions there and somehow ended up on the Vipassana website. 10 days of silence? Sounds interesting. I then read a few blogs from others who had done it and it sounded […]

A Tale of Two Babas

A Tale of Two Babas

While in North Goa, after a few days of trance parties, we decided to have a much needed beach day. Within our first few steps on the beach, a local gentleman escorted us to some lounge chairs with umbrellas to sit for entire day, a […]

The Beauty of a Moment

The Beauty of a Moment

THE BEAUTY OF A MOMENT  After a 10 hour ride from Dar es Salaam, we had finally arrived to Mikumi National Park in time for one quick game drive before the sun went down. I was sitting in the back of a Jeep next to […]