Power of the Mind


Lunching with Exploration Legends

When I decided that I wanted to dedicate my life to travel and adventure just a few years ago, I had no idea where that would lead me. What went from a small intention of “I want to add more travel and adventure in my life” initially pushed me to begin traveling for work. I…
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Perceptions of Reality and Judgement

It’s funny the misconceptions we have about people. We see whatever life they paint about themselves on social media and create this image of who they are in our heads despite only having one very small piece, maybe even 10% at most, of the picture. I guess it’s just what we, as humans, do. This…
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A Modern Review of the Wheel of Time Books

The good, the bad and the overview I don’t think you’d be surprised to find out that I am a fantasy book fanatic. Well, I recently dove into the series The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan (and later Brandon Sanderson). It is a fascinating and lengthy read considering the book’s large cast of characters…
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Pain Blinds Us

Pain can bury a lifetime of good in an instant. This is an article that I’ve wanted to pen down for quite some time, but wasn’t quite sure how to tackle it. Well, today, a dear friend sent me an old video he had found of his cat that passed a few years back with…
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The Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale, California

A day trip with friends to another magical time Recently, I took a trip to the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale with a few of my good friends. Unfortunately, the fair had been closed for the last three years due to the pandemic, so this was our first chance since to enjoy what used to…
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Knowing When to Open Yourself Up, When to Block, and How to Navigate this Balance

As I move through life I find that, due to my past experiences, I can be very closed off when I shouldn’t be and very open in times it may not be appropriate. Somehow, after experiencing trauma growing up, it threw off my balance of when to trust people and when to withhold trust. I…
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