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Morromico Bay, Chocó, Colombia | July, 2018

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Give Like a Bodhisattva

While we all may not be able to sacrifice ourselves to a tiger, feed the homeless with God's own cheesecake, or become a bodhisattva, we can all give in our own ways. It's good for us, and good for our world.

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dZi Foundation & #GivingTuesday

We rise by lifting others. - Robert Ingersoll When I first visited Nepal in March 1992, I knew immediately, intuitively almost, it was a place I would return to. From the soaring peaks rising to impossible heights to deep valleys, raging rivers and elusive wildlife, ancient culture and intricate history, the fabric of the nation […]

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Mastering Perfectionism

It should have been - or at least should have felt - pretty darn perfect. After years of dreaming and a couple of failed attempts, I was standing on the summit of Everest. It was just Karma Rita and me, alone on top of the world. Like me, Karma was on top for his first […]

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Give Like a Bodhisattva

While we all may not be able to sacrifice ourselves to a tiger, feed the homeless with God's own cheesecake, or become a bodhisattva, we can all give in our own ways. It's good for us, and good for our world.

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION

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dZi Foundation & #GivingTuesday

We rise by lifting others. - Robert Ingersoll When I first visited Nepal in March 1992, I knew immediately, intuitively almost, it was a place I would return to. From the soaring peaks rising to impossible heights to deep valleys, raging rivers and elusive wildlife, ancient culture and intricate history, the fabric of the nation […]

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION

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Mastering Perfectionism

It should have been - or at least should have felt - pretty darn perfect. After years of dreaming and a couple of failed attempts, I was standing on the summit of Everest. It was just Karma Rita and me, alone on top of the world. Like me, Karma was on top for his first […]

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION

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Drifting to the Katuns

As I sit in a conference room in Aspen, Colorado, I find my mind drifting. Drifting not from boredom, not from disinterest - quite the opposite. It is the subject matter, the passion, the enthusiasm filling the room that conjures thoughts and memories of where I was a week ago, high in the Dinaric Alps […]

MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE TRAVEL

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