• Telling Your Story

    The Art of Journaling

    This time last year I was on an adventure of a lifetime, the first one that I had taken on my own and it was a given that I take a notebook to write about my experience. My plan was to walk for fifty days to celebrate fifty years of life, then put the experience into a book when I returned. Exactly one year today, I set off on a pilgrim walk across Spain on the Camino de Santiago carrying an eight-kilogram pack. I planned to walk around 20 kilometres per day until I reached Santiago, which was 800 kilometres away. I had big plans to write voraciously about my…

  • Life

    Be Curious, Not Perfect: The Art of Connection

    To be curious is a natural inclination for humans but for many as they grow older they seem to be less so. I’m not sure why this is. Is it about losing a sense of wonder, the child within? It’s no secret that I turned fifty this year. I don’t hide my age and I have no qualms about growing older because I know what a blessing it is to be here, in good health. Not everyone gets to do that. My life is full of blessings. Too many to count. To signify turning fifty, I went on a little adventure. I wanted to commemorate and give gratitude to all…