Three Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Three Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Three years sober. That’s 1,095 days without drinking. In the last three years I have completely transformed my life. I have become the person that I knew I was always capable of being. Sure, I still have my own struggles and my life is not perfect by any stretch of...
Digital Nomad Escape: Learn Jiu-Jitsu in China!

Digital Nomad Escape: Learn Jiu-Jitsu in China!

Have you been looking to learn a new set of skills? Have you been feeling unmotivated to exercise? Have you been spending more than $950 a month for food, accommodation, training, yoga, wifi, working space and language lessons? If so, this opportunity might just be...
Self Defense for Women: What I Wish You Knew

Self Defense for Women: What I Wish You Knew

Self Defense for Women: What I Wish You Knew His forearm is across my neck; I can feel his entire body weight crushing down on my throat making it hard to breathe. I’m underneath a man twice my size; my legs are wrapped tightly around his waist linked behind his back...
Two Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Two Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Two years ago today I began what was meant to be a 3-week cleanse: no dairy, gluten or alcohol for 21 days. I was struggling with acne and willing to try just about anything to see if I could improve my skin without harsh drugs. The idea of going nearly a month...
Solo Female Travel Safety Tips

Solo Female Travel Safety Tips

After more than seven years of travel, I have definitely come to realize that solo travel is different for women than it is for men. Though there are certainly a few more travel safety concerns, there’s definitely no need for panic! I often choose to stay in the...
8 Ways A Year Without Drinking Changed My Life

8 Ways A Year Without Drinking Changed My Life

What started as a 3 week cleanse turned into a full year of not drinking.  After quitting alcohol, gluten, and dairy for three weeks I had cravings for pizza, yogurt and bread – not booze. Today I am celebrating one year of sobriety.  Wow. That seems almost...