What a Moroccan Fisherman Taught Me About Life

I got back from Morocco about two weeks ago.  In total I spent over two months there with most of that time in Casablanca. Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and the commercial center for the country. It’s definitely not as interesting a city as Marrakech or Fez, but it has a quiet charm […]

What You Miss By Doing What Everyone Else Does

There’s a natural tendency to stick to the middle ground and do what everyone around you is doing. It’s like something is pulling you in line with everyone else. I can certainly see why that happens. Everyone likes to feel like they belong so if you do what everyone else is doing, you won’t feel […]

I’m Going to Morocco!

It’s still crazy for me to think about it, but in just a little over a week, I’ll be on a plane flying to Morocco where I’ll be living for the next two months. To be specific, I’ll be in Casablanca where I’ll be teaching at an American high school. It’s part of a program […]

Make Your Life Awesome by Thinking of it as a Story

Make Life Awesome By Thinking of it as a Story

A few years ago I was in a class where the teacher asked everyone to finish this sentence: “life is a…”. Apparently, how you finish the sentence reveals how you see life, your place in it and your overall outlook. I don’t know if that’s entirely true, but I can tell you mine seemed pretty […]

The 6 Habits of Well-Traveled People

“How do you get to travel so much?” “Why is it that you always seem to be traveling somewhere?” I’m asked questions like these on a regular basis. It’s rather surprising too since I really don’t feel like I travel all that often. I travel roughly three to four times a year, but there are […]

What You Can Learn By Doing Dangerous, Stupid and Crazy Things

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  A couple of years ago while traveling through Belize, I had the opportunity to take a boat out into the nearby coral reef and swim in an area full of sharks and stingrays. Before I jumped into the water, I thought about how crazy it was to put myself into that situation. Most people […]

Think Your Way to an Adventurous Spirit

Shadow waves

It may seem surprising, but how many adventures you have is directly correlated to the thoughts floating around in your head. Your thoughts determine how you see yourself and what you think you’re capable of doing. They determine what decisions you make and how far you think you can take yourself. After all, what is […]