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When it came time for me to make my move to San Francisco in the summer of 2018, my friend Clarence and I decided to make a road trip of it from Nashville. Seeing as it was the middle of summer and to avoid the heat, we decided to take the northern route, traveling through […]Read More
Ultimate Well-Being Tips
Key takeaways from my Iceman retreat: Intermittent fasting helps with mental clarity, fat burning, and hormonal health. Deep breathing can help to oxygenate your body and warm it up, enhancing your performance while running, doing push-ups (while holding your breath on either the exhale or inhale), as well as withstanding cold temperatures. Cold exposure shocks […]
Know as the “Iceman”, Wim Hoff is spreading his methodology of breathing, cold, and focus around the world. Here are 10 things I learned from a weekend retreat. 1. Meditation can be achieved through deep breathing, which aggressively teaches one to control the mind and push out unnecessary thoughts. Deep breathing also helps to oxygenate […]
Going forward, I’ll be writing more about Well-Being and the intersection of well-being and travel. At the start of May, I spent a long weekend at Multiversity 1440 the Science of Happiness gathering, which was being held in partnership with 1440 Multiversity at UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. They have a beautiful college campus […]
Transformative Travel & Experiences
When I signed up for a startup bus tour of three Texan cities, I did so primarily to gain an insight into the culture and geography of Texas, as well as its innovation scene. What I didn’t expect was the excitement, determination and cowboy-like commitment of all those involved and just how uplifting it was. […]
Day 5: Tengboche to Dingboche That night it dropped to around -15 degrees C and I had my sleeping bag zipped over my face, with only my mouth exposed to breathe. I felt chilled throughout the night and blamed it on the ice bucket, which had dropped my body temperature. I decided to take it […]
Most meaningful experiences: – Celebrating the Day of Language – Experiencing the Muslim prayer time as a calming and meditative action throughout the day – Discovering Bangladesh’s religious tolerance Top tips: – Discover the reality of life for factory workers in Old Dhaka – Coincide your visit with the Day of Language to learn about […]
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