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22 Feb
2014

Yoga Interviews : Maria from Daily Downward Dog

Yoga Interviews : Maria from Daily Downward Dog Today is the 6th week our 8 week yoga interviews series where we’re presenting interviews of 8 influential yoga bloggers. We ask 8 engaging questions and release an interview every Saturday at 8am US EST. For this interview, we’re happy to learn more about Maria from the […]

21 Feb
2014

Where we are: La Serrana Eco Farm and Hostel, Salento, Colombia

We are back near the cloud-forest 🙂 This is an amazing place for $11/night. A small bit about Salento: Salento is a small little town in Quindío , in the Zona Cafetera region of Colombia. Zona Cafetera also known as “Eje Cafetero” is a coffee going region in the Andino region in Colombia. The terraced slopes of the Zona Cafetera yield nearly half of Colombia’s […]

21 Feb
2014

When you grow up you tend to get told that the world is the way it is (Steve Jobs Quote)

“When you grow up you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family life, have fun, save a little money. That’s a very limited […]

20 Feb
2014

Take responsibility

  Many people are inclined to attach blame to someone or something outside themselves—a provocation, insult, personal attack, basketball game. When all the dust settles, however, the most accurate belief about an angry display is “I made me do it.” Via Fighting Mad  

20 Feb
2014

When we share our talents and joy with others, our light reflects off of others to create more light.

~ Unknown

19 Feb
2014

Amazing Cinematography Short Film Skiing Through Town

Amazing Cinematography in this Short Mountain Film This is short film is a work of amazing cinematography from Sherpas Cinema. Ever since I came across this video three years ago, I’ve been enamored with the concept, the film work, the quality of the camera used, and the talent of the main character. Simply incredible. Whenever I’m […]

19 Feb
2014

Kate and I chillin’ in Guatape, Colombia yesterday

Guatapé is located in the outskirts of Medellín, bordering a reservoir created by the Colombian government for a hydro-electric dam, built in the late 1960s. This quaint town is the gathering place for “Las Vegas”, or the small farms of the area. It is also a growing area of recreation for citizens of Medellín, and aims […]

18 Feb
2014

Rick Mereki – Move

Rick Mereki spent 44 days, traveling 38,000 miles, across 11 countries, just to film this one-minute video. The concept is simple, but boy, what a video.

18 Feb
2014

A guide on how to use workaway.info

A Guide on how to use workaway.info As we travel South America, it is inspiring to listen and talk to people using the website Workaway.info There are so many people basically traveling for free using this website. Last week we signed up for Workaway and the results that happened in days was nothing short of […]

18 Feb
2014

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.

~ Arthur Ashe

17 Feb
2014

Backpacking the Osa Peninsula Costa Rica – Average Daily Cost – $35 Per Day

Backpacking the Osa Peninsula The Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica : How to get there and what to do: After days of a laid-back jungle lifestyle, surrounded by the most beautiful natural sights, I’m happy to report that the Osa Peninsula on the South Pacific region of Costa Rica is a must-see when traveling in Costa […]

16 Feb
2014

Calming Relaxation Music

Calming Relaxation Music Music has a profound impact on our state of being — that’s why we post calming relaxation music for the Lucid Practice Community. Hope you enjoy this piece, Canon and Gigue composed by Johann Pachelbel in 1680. Pachelbel composed over 500 pieces…. this is by far the most well known today. Pachelbel is famous […]

15 Feb
2014

When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

15 Feb
2014

Yoga Blogger Interview : Roseanne from It’s All Yoga Baby

Yoga Blogger Interview : It’s All Yoga, Baby Today is the 5th week our 8 week yoga blogger interview series where we’re presenting interviews of 8 influential yoga bloggers. We ask 8 engaging questions and release an interview every Saturday at 8am US EST. For this interview, we’re happy to learn more about Roseanne from […]

14 Feb
2014

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

Photograph by Danielle Lussier of Lucid Practice

14 Feb
2014

Joshua A Parable for Today Summary, Notes, Discussion

Joshua A Parable for Today Summary, Notes, Discussion Joshua A Parable for Today Summary, Notes, and Discussion on Pages 1-48, Chapter 1-4 This post, Joshua A Parable for Today Summary, Notes, Discussion is one that is very dear to my heart. My dear cousin Bob introduced me to this beautiful little book. It’s an absolute gem. If […]

14 Feb
2014

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

~ Franklin P. Jones

13 Feb
2014

Where we are: Cartagena, Colombia

We got here on Sunday and our loving this destination. More to come down the line.

12 Feb
2014

“Changes” – Seu Jorge (The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions)

I first heard Brazilian musician Seu Jorge in Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. I really love the movie, especially the music in it. Seu Jorge covered David Bowie’s classics in Portuguese for much of the movie, the movie’s soundtrack is fantastic, and I hope you enjoy his rendition of “Changes”. Hakuna Matata

12 Feb
2014

American Gold Medalist Jamie Anderson

“I was just trying to calm down. I put on some meditation music, burned some sage, had the candles going. Just tried to do a little bit of yoga. Yoga always comes through for me … It was all about good vibration. Thankfully, I slept really good. I did some mantras. It worked out for […]

12 Feb
2014

Top 5 Panama Destinations for Backpackers to Visit

Top 5 Panama Destinations for Backpackers to Visit Kate and I are about to leave Panama, but before we do, we wanted to compile a list of our Top 5 Panama Destinations for Backpackers to Visit. This guide is based on our personal experience and great tips we’ve picked up from other travelers along the […]

10 Feb
2014

You are the Salt of the Earth Meaning

You are the Salt of the Earth Meaning “You are the Salt of the Earth” — those are the ever important words that Jesus spoke 2000 years ago during the Sermon on the Mount. Most scholars agree that the Sermon on the Mount (which is part of Matthew’s Gospel) encapsulates the core of Jesus’ teachings. The […]

10 Feb
2014

5 Tips for a Successful Interview

5 Tips for a Successful Interview Interviews, whether a job interview, college admission interview, or a fellowship interview, can be daunting and intimidating so we put together this list of 5 Tips for a Successful Interview. I’ve been implementing these amazing 5 tips for the past two years in interviews for fellowships. Follow my tips […]

9 Feb
2014

Trekking at the Salto de Bermejo (Bermejo Waterfall) with Kate for My 26th Birthday

We had a blast last Tuesday, February 4th.

9 Feb
2014

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

~ Spencer Johnson

8 Feb
2014

States and what they are famous for

A fun post for today: ALABAMA …………Was the first state to have 9-1-1, started 1968. ALASKA ……….One out of every 64 people has a pilot’s license. ARIZONA…………Is the only state in the continental U.S. that does  not follow Daylight Savings Time. ARKANSAS………..Has the only active diamond mine in the U.S.