walk with locals sunrise

walk with locals

there are pivotal moments in your life that change you as a person. like that time you move to blacksburg for college not knowing you’d have 4 of the best years. or that time you travel to[…]

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intention no. 15: new playlist

from my parents playing old songs to my sister blasting 80’s tunes to my friends’ dj sets: music has always been an important part of my life. from sinatra to vivaldi to eazy-e: my musical taste[…]

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intention no. 11: committing to my yoga practice

fear. discipline and commitment. anxious. but more on that later. i’m still trying to find a sweet spot with how big my intentions ought to be because this one was really like 30 in 1. my latest intention was about[…]

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Pile of Smile Art Workshop

intention no.7: pile of smile

  i believe it’s important to donate to causes—money, time, materials, whatever you can afford to give. that’s why this weeks intention is about volunteering. like so many before it, this intention didn’t turn out how i[…]

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sara rassi art

intentions no. 6: creating more.

last year, i embarked on not 1 resolution but 52 intentions. i didn’t complete all 52, but i did complete more than half and gained immeasurable insight into what i’m capable of. so with 2016[…]

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maya beach, thailand

love letters to: thailand. part 1.

  thailand was memorable for so many reasons. starting with how i ended going. my cousin and i wanted to travel somewhere together but were having a hard time making a decision. so we each decided to[…]

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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

love letters to: thailand. part 2.

if you’ve ever wondered about going to thailand, stop wondering and just go. it’s rare for me to want to go back to a place with so many different places to see in the world.[…]

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intentions2k15: a year’s worth of intentions….sort of.

last year, i read an interesting article about new year’s resolutions. rather than big resolutions, the author suggested an intention for every week. this idea resonated with me instantly. having a couple, even just one,[…]

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love letters to: peru

i’ve been lucky with the means and the family to travel all over the world. we try to go on a trip every year. after my protests against another beach trip (first world problems, i know),[…]

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intention no. 22: compliment a stranger

you don’t need to be good at math to notice i’ve missed a few posts. truth is: i didn’t want this to become a burden while each intention is important, not every one deserves a[…]

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