Category: reflection

How I (Almost) Ruined Christmas in Maui

**Quick Note about this post: I recorded it while making a smoothie, then transcribed it later! Super helpful to get my ideas out (I’m more of an out-loud verbal guy). And at the end, I offer the recipe I made

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Ukulele Playing + 1st Episode of A Travelin’ Man!

Two weeks ago in I bought a ukulele in Hawaii… Yeah, just one of those “why not?” kinda moments, ya know? It’s like buying vodka in Russia: just feels right! (or so I’ve heard… ;)   Well—I’ve been playing this tiny

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Living with Too Much Uncertainty and a Fear of Commitment

overlooking Lanikai Beach, Oahu - Jan 2013

  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and journaling lately, and I’ve realized two things: I have WAY too much uncertainty in my life. I have a fear of commitment. Let me explain…   In the recent “Discover Your

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And…. we’re back!

on Big Island!

  Hi Every-body! (oh, Dr. Nick…) Well technically I’ve been back (“online”) since the beginning of the year, but I’m finally getting around to updating the site! :) This will be a simple post—more to get me over the “oh

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Time for Another MACRO Break…

I wasn’t sure this would happen in 2012. I had such a good time (dare I say “life-changing experience?”) during my Epic Road Trip in 2011 that I just *knew* I wanted to do the same thing this year—and really, every

Posted in family, fun, goals, hawaii, holiday, reflection, rest

Show Update #5: Teaser Trailer + Radio Enso Replay!

Sneak Peek at “Travel. Eat. Thrive” REALLY excited to share this footage with you! Seriously: it looks delicious!! When I saw what our Cinematographer Brandon had edited together, I was knocked over—I was honestly kinda *shocked* at how good it

Posted in connection, food, health, nutrition, passion, potential, reflection, show, travel, WDS

Help Create the Next Course! What do you *MOST* want to learn?

from a coffee shop in West Hollywood!   I’m sitting here (no standing desks available!) among the baristas and others working at this rather well-known coffee chain, and thinking about what I can do next to support you in your

Posted in ask the readers, course, fun, health, reflection, travel

Two Years, 900 Days, $5 Flights, and Optimal Living Audits!

Optimal Living Audits

[NOTE: the following post was written after a night of unusual slumber situations (nowhere to sleep part II) in the lobby of the Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Blvd, as I like to start each day with an hour of meaningful work

Posted in change, course, facilitate, fundamentals, hacking, hawaii, health, potential, reflection

Affirmations, Declarations + Mantras for Optimal Living! (including what I use!)

mantra

  I’ve seen that if I want positive experiences in my life, I need to have positive thoughts. For many years, I was very closed off—not sure I’d categorize myself as “negative,” but certainly not happy-go-lucky. A few years ago,

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Start With Why—Here’s Mine…

Want to know… WHY I’m living like a nomad? WHY I’ve chosen to be healthy on the road? and WHY I’m doing the work I am? You’re in luck. :)     As you can tell, there is a LOT

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