Posts tagged mindfulness
BOOK SYNOPSIS: "How The Modern World Creates Unwellness and What We Can Do About It”

In addition to running the organization, SideOut, I am writing a book that I have been researching since September 2016. With the book, my intentions are not to criticize modern society, rather to inspire people to forge a deeper relation with the the living earth, by contextualizing our psychological hardships relative to cultures who still maintain an intimate relation with the natural world. In this post you can find a working synopsis.  

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A Voice In Nature's Choir

The following is an essay I composed for the Youth International Essay Competition. The prompt asked: “What can we learn from nature?”

My essay was distinguished as an honorable mention, one of only 64 essays to place or receive mention, including one of only two American compositions chosen in the contest. The competition received over 15,000 submissions from over 150 countries.

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Hunting For Tradition: Life With The Shuar

Francisco is a handsome man. His build is slender, skin unblemished and hair neatly combed to his left side. His unsuspecting blue jeans and “Venice Beach” t-shirt conceal the fact that he is the leader of his Shuar community, an indigenous people local to the Ecuadorian rainforest.

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