It's time for that end-of-week-cleanse. Mind, Body and Soul.
Focus and imagine that you're at Pura Tirta Empul, immersing yourself in a sort of moving meditation and slowly let the cool peacefulness wash over you. It's as if something is breaking apart, being washed away with the water.
I sometimes think about my years of travel as a quest. Travel is a search for truth. It's an ongoing journey to find meaning, purpose, creativity, inspiration.
Back home I had become frustrated with the corporate job world. Sitting behind the cubicle day after day, even as a creative, felt so empty somehow. I carried a great burden of confusion about where to find true purpose and meaning. It became apparent that it would no longer come from my job.
It's funny how those old feelings and layers of resentment, failure, frustration, and pain wrap themselves around us, holding on with a relentless grip. All that can make everything so foggy.
Here on the road, I want to re-center and come to understand again what living and creating is all about. Traveling this way, with so little, uncharted and unplanned, helps to disrupt those old patterns of behavior, pain, and thought, and offers once again the possibility to see that there is much more out there. Even when you're soaking wet, I understand that by just letting go, it will be possible to find a more inspiring truth again.
e y e s ° u p ° h e r e 🔝
Too used to looking down at myself, wondering, what can I do to change this and that. To be better, to be more kind, to be more aware or whatever. Always looking down at myself.
Times are a changing. I'm looking up at myself. Right in the eyes, right into my own soul. There I see, all is well. IMperfect. I do not need to try to be better. I know in my heart, I am always living, loving, being my very best. And in doing so I am always moving forward with my evolution.
So where else should I gaze at my life if not up here, to make sure I can enjoy the view of where I'm going.
While I may have spent Thanksgiving on an airplane instead of at home with my family, I’m grateful for the opportunity to travel ✈️ Exploring the world around you is truly a life changing, eye-opening, awe-inspiring experience and one I wouldn’t change for anything ❤️
Yo nunca he sabido que quiero ser de mayor.
Cuando estaba de profe en infantil me encantaba preguntar a los peques y escuchar sus fantasías, muchos lo tenían clarísimo y otros cambiaban cada semana según los dibujos que estaban de moda.
Cuando terminaban de contarme siempre les preguntaba:
¿y cuando ‘seas’ todo eso, CÓMO quieres ser?
Quieres ser bondadoso, inteligente, cariñoso, torpe, ayudante, antipático, alegre, serio...
Esta respuesta siempre era muchísimo mejor que la primera. Después seguía preguntando: ¿y cómo vas a hacerlo?
Si tienes pequeños cerca nunca dejes la primera pregunta al aire.
Concienciarlos sobre la calidad innata que tienen como seres humanos es nuestra responsabilidad.
Demostrarles que no importa a qué te dediques, ni todas las cualidades que puedas adquirir o aprender porque son la razón que nos diferencia, nos distancia, la que nos hace competir e ir los unos contra los otros.
Que lo verdaderamente importante, con lo que si merece la pena identificarse, es con lo que nos une y conecta: humanidad.