Unorthodox

I found the recent Netflix show Unorthodox to be both educational and inspiring, and something that I think will capture your attention as it did mine. This story is about a young Jewish woman who flees to Berlin, Germany from her hometown of Brooklyn, New York in order to escape an arranged marriage where she…

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Aran Islands – Galway Part 2

The Aran Islands are three relatively small islands that are situated just off the coast of Galway Bay. They are: Inisheer, Inishmaan and Inishmore. Each island has a unique story that adds great depth to Ireland’s history. When visiting the islands, you will find ancient forts, churches and monuments, as well as tourist activity. Today,…

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Vikasa Yoga Retreat, Thailand

When I arrived at Vikasa, I said hello to the people I knew and introduced myself to the people I didn’t know. Carolina and Jeb, a married couple, were the hosts’ of this getaway trip. I originally met them through my brother Alex, who did Cross-fit with them a while ago. They were the first…

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Seeing Clearly

If someone asked you to look a stranger directly in the eye for three solid minutes, do you think you could do it? Well, yesterday, I did just that. I have been taking a mindfulness meditation class and it has been nothing short of inspiring.  Gina, our meditation instructor, is a peaceful person who is passionate about her craft…

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