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Daniel Burgess

Oakland, CA, USA

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Overview

  • 22 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • www.dayuancircle.org
  • Studied Central Asian Traditions
  • From Fremont, CA, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

In 2007, I quit my job and left my career to travel the world in order to figure out what is means to live a normal, healthy life. My travels took me to many different places, and I met a lot of awesome people along my journey (CS helped me a lot with this).

The question of health led me to the study of the Chinese and Central Asian traditions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, cosmology, medicine, shamanism, astrology, fengshui, diet, government, philosophy) and their interwoven history. Now, after 8 years of study, I feel I finally understand (perhaps) what it means to be a healthy, normal human-being. Woo hoo! Now what do I do... ?
Relax and enjoy.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I enjoy CS as a means to meet awesome people who were interested in sharing time, food and exchanging culture.

I have surfed in New York, England, Scotland, France, Germany, China, and Canada.

Interests

Self-reflection, philosophy, medicine, astrology, technology, soccer, photography, excellent food.

Music, Movies & Books

I am pretty broad ranged when it comes to things such as these. My tastes vary and are ever expanding.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Eaten sooooo much amazing food.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share my study/knowledge of health and the Chinese Tradition.

Countries I've Visited

Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico

Countries I've Lived In

Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

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