Lucid Practice

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7 Jul

Lotus Flower in Siem Reap, Cambodia

I recently took this shot of a pink lotus flower in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Hope you enjoy 🙂

5 Jul

Gentle Morning Yoga to Start Your Day Slowly

This is a 22 minute practice for anyone with an injury, a limited amount of time, or a preference to start their day with deep breathing & presence but not intensive asana postures. Take time for yourself. Be kind to your body. Enjoy and let us know what you think 🙂

4 Jul

The Sandlot Fireworks Scene w/ Ray Charles America the Beautiful

This scene depicts the quintessential American 4th of July celebration. Care free summer fun with friends, family, and in this case…. baseball! This is also an amazing rendition of America the Beautiful by Ray Charles. Happy Independence Day to all our American friends and readers!

4 Jul

Ladyboy Show in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Here’s a shot I took at a recent ladyboy show in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

3 Jul

Noah – “It Breaks Your Heart (Marv Edit)”

Originally a song by the Eli Young Band, this edit is a great jam. Hope everyone has a beautiful holiday weekend. Hakuna Matata

2 Jul

Reflections from my First Week in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Week One in Siem Reap Cambodia I’m teaching, traveling, and living in Siem Reap, Cambodia for the next ten weeks. Each week, I’ll share a snapshot of what we’re up to. My intention is to share with you what it’s like to live in Southeast Asia and share my teaching experiences with you. I hope […]

24 Jun

Phare Cambodian Circus Show in Siem Reap

I took this photo at the Phare Cambodian Circus Show in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Hope you enjoy 🙂

23 Jun

A Shift in Traveling Thought Process

Amanda Machado wrote an interesting piece on how our generation is changing the way people travel the world. I agree with Amanda, the more I get out on the road, I’m always amazed at how many people are out there backpacking, seeing the world from the ground. I thought Asia was packed with young backpackers; […]

21 Jun

Flowers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Photo of beautiful flowers I recently took shots of in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Hope you enjoy 🙂

18 Jun

Nat Geo Wild

Nature’s beauty is truly infinite, and we are blessed to have amazing artists go into the wild to share it with us. Hakuna Matata

11 Jun

Thomas Jack Presents – Klingande

One of my favorite groups to listen to today, Klingande, sitting in for Thomas Jack and his Tropical House podcast. Easy listening for your hump day. Enjoy! Hakuna Matata

10 Jun

The Most Powerful Video on Spirituality and Happiness

I’m grateful that I had a chance to read Eckhart Tolle’s book A New Earth last year. Very interesting man and mind.

9 Jun

Grateful Dead – Sugar Magnolia

Sunshine daydream, walking in the tall trees, going where the wind goes blooming like a red rose, breathing more freely, ride our singin, I’ll walk you in the morning sunshine Sunshine daydream

5 Jun

Urdhva Dhanurasana ( Wheel Pose ) Photo at Sunset in Thailand

Danielle practicing Urdhva Dhanurasana ( Wheel Pose ) at sunset in Thailand.

1 Jun

Brooklyn Farmer

Michael Tyburski is killin’ life on his own terms. “Are we sustainable? Are we creating a positive environment?”

30 May

Must See Video on Possible Consequences of Technology

Relating this Viral Video to Our Lives I was at a college baseball game recently and I observed that most kids were playing on their iPads and phones instead of interacting with each other or watching the game. There was however, one kid (probably 8 years old) who brought his own baseball and glove. With […]

17 May

The Real Reason to Tie Up Your Running Shoes on Vacation

The Real Reason to Tie Up Your Running Shoes While Traveling Finding time and energy to exercise while traveling is not an easy task. Sometimes your schedule is just packed a little too tight. And sometimes after a day when your schedule was packed too tight, the last thing you want to do in the […]

14 May

“Nirvana (Acoustic)” – Sam Smith

Incredibly talented young musician Sam Smith has one of those voices that has the power to inspire. Enjoy!

13 May

Backpacking Salento Colombia: A Lucid Practice Destination Guide

Backpacking Salento Colombia ~ Average Daily Cost $22 USD How to get to Salento Colombia, what to do, and where to stay! Salento, Colombia is one of of those destinations where you arrive with the intention of staying for two days and end up spending a week. It’s easy to become absorbed in the peaceful […]

11 May

Beautiful Reflections on Mother’s Day (Short Video)

Sarah Kay’s video, “If I Should Have a Daughter” is a beautiful testament to the relationship between a mother and child, stressing the importance of truly experiencing life. As Sarah says, “Getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air.” Sarah is an […]

10 May

Kevin Durant 2014 MVP Speech (Dedicated to his Mother)

If you are a parent, help your kids do one thing….Believe. Teach your kids that no matter how big or small they are, they can accomplish anything in this world they want to.

9 May

Julian Schnabel: In The Course of Seven Days

Julian Schnabel: In The Course of Seven Days on