On Empathy and Community

I make it a point to visit my friends often. I don’t believe friendships should be only reserved for social media. This year, I’ve tried to make a real effort to visit old friends and former colleagues. I truly want to know that my friends are doing well. Some friends, I haven’t seen since I…

About Fear

It’s a privilege to be accepted as you truly are. It’s a privilege to be loved in your true form.

Climb More Mountains

There is something about being above the clouds that has a way of bringing you back to earth. The world would be a better place if everyone climbed a mountain every now and then. Not to conquer yet another summit, not to take yet another yoga pose photo, rather, to feel imperfect.

Are Labels Always a Bad Thing?

Conforming to an established system helps a person create their identity. Without an established system, there would be no labels. How would you know who you are and where you belong without labels? Labels help create culture.

Empowered Bystanders Save Lives

Death happens. Sometimes on the news, sometimes in your community, and sometimes right in front of you. First responders are not always the first responders. Every second counts. In many cases, the difference between life and death during emergencies depend on the bystanders.

Yogi Journal Entry #1

I have never attended a yoga class. I associate yoga with meditation, and for me, meditation is something very private and not for show. Still, I find myself doing yoga everywhere. Especially when I am around nature. I don’t have fancy pictures to prove it, because personally, I think that is silly. Recently, I went…

What’s in a name?

Words are powerful. Names can give beauty to something by having a story.

What’s your story?

I am the Greatest…

“I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.”

Why Travel

I always had a fascination with things old, things foreign, things different. I can’t pin point what sparked this interest because I have had this from my first memories. Maybe it is curiosity. Perhaps its my identity. As a transplant, I grew up being different from my friends. So mixing cultures and traditions and languages…


I intend to make this a travel blog/life hacks blog.