Space. We occupy it mindlessly but when we feel it, our stomachs drop. We don’t want to be alone, so we take precautions to mind the gap and form as many connections as possible to close the distance between ourselves and the space that follows […]
Don’t apologize for being different; but don’t accept that compliment either: the world needs more people like you. The world needs more individuals, yes, individuals who are different yet collective; people who think differently and who teach differently so the minds of the young are […]
A salmon in the river swam steadily upstream and regressed, then again, swam steady then regressed. The water resisted as he swam against it,but propelled him effortlessly as he regressed back downstream. He swam forward eight feet then retreated five. As he advanced, the water […]
My journey through the Himalayas has proven to me that the cookie-cutters society stuffs us into are plastic, malleable, and ultimately breakable. My shift in perspective came from the meditative experience I felt during my trek to Everest Base Camp. Now before you turn away, let me clarify that this is not a spiritual post.
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When I think back to my Everest trek, I rarely think of the hardships, but it is fascinating to consider all that I faced. Foot injures, nerve injuries, cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, exhaustion; none of it stopped me, nor does it stop most trekkers. At home, I would easily take the day off for any of these ailments, but in the mountains, a day off is not possible. The mountains mold you.
Life on the road may not be easy, but then again, why should it be? It must be chewable; something flavorful to swallow and digest; something with nutrients to sustain us. Life on the path cannot be straight and clear, substance never is. Occlusion by […]
How To Overcome Your Disability
-Don’t just overcome it, embrace it. Trust me, you’ll be much better off. Your disability is your strength. Don’t be the next Bethany Hamilton or the next Stephen King, be the next YOU.