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July 10, 2017

HAKUNA MATATA : Move Out Of Your Comfort Zone

“Abundance is a state of mind within you. If you just look at ‘lack,’ the lack increases in life. See what you have, and then abundance increases” – Ravi Shankar It’s my final day in Kenya. I’m sipping on my hot Gibson coffee, listening to Frédéric Chopin, avoiding packing until […]
June 25, 2017

JUNE FEATURE: Nairobi Nights

“Every person you know has the potential of being so horrible you want to kill them or so wonderful that you want to be with them forever, and the part they are showing to you is the part that is active in you” – Abraham-Hicks   Here I am, buzzed, […]
June 22, 2017

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Say “I Love You” Everyday

“One regret, dear world, that I am determined not to have while I’m lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough” – Hafiz   “I love you.” These three words are so loaded in the English language. I think it’s taken a long time for me […]
June 20, 2017

In search of the Mganga (African Shaman), Part I

“Love can travel thousands of miles and so life has no limits. Move to where you want to go. Strive to reach the goals you want to achieve. Everything is in your heart and in your hands” – Steve Jobs Just last weekend I rode a bus 5 hours to […]
June 1, 2017

Five Things to Avoid When Traveling to Zanzibar

I’m going to start a new series where I discuss the top things or problems to avoid when traveling. The first of the series being my most recent trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania:   1. The stress of Being a US citizen when getting a visa. OK. So you can’t really […]
May 31, 2017

MAY FEATURE: My Short Career With NGOs: Why I Went From Humanitarian to Musician

I imagine most American students in college have a fascinating hangover story, but I had always opted out of the ordinary and, at 21-years of age, knew I needed to search for something more meaningful that would indulge my hedonistic and intrepid spirit. During the summer of 2008, the United […]

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