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Shawn M. Rill

Durham, NC, USA

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Overview

  • 8 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Esperanto, French, Spanish
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Personal Development Coach
  • Life Educated
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Residing in Durham, North Carolina. I just moved from Baltimore, Maryland to Carrboro and now Durham, NC. I'm near Geer Street, which is ten minutes walk north of Downtown Durham (Main Street). I'm in walking distance to Geer Street (Fullsteam, Surf Club, MotorCo, Cocoa Cinnamon, and the Farmers Market). Right off 15/501/85.

CURRENT MISSION

To be awesome, travel the world, and help others reach more of their potential.

ABOUT ME

Personal Development Coach, Healer, Meditation Facilitator, Certified Personal Trainer, Traveler, Aspiring Polyglot, and Pescatarian (vegetarian + seafood).

I am currently learning Esperanto to a conversational fluent level. I would also like to learn French, Spanish, Mandarin, and Japanese.

PHILOSOPHY

"Your Perception Creates Your Reality." SMR

"You can only take one breathe at a time." SMR

"Life is too important to be taken seriously." Oscar Wilde

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Meet up and organize events with other travelers, expatriates, and open-minded individuals. Meetups include basic yoga and meditation practice, Reiki sessions, tours of the area, English practice, movies, or healthy eating practice.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted in Baltimore and with my ex-girlfriend in Bangkok. Surfed in Singapore and Denver, Colorado. Attend CS Gatherings in Bangkok and Baltimore, Maryland.

Interests

Body Awareness Focusing, NLP, Escrima/Arnis, Kali, Aikdio, Systema, Poi, Parkour/Free Running, Yoga, Meditation, Taoism, Zen, Reiki, Sky Diving, Snorkeling, Internet Marketing, Traveling, Hiking, Languages.

Music, Movies & Books

Books: Four Hour Work Week, Tao of Pooh, The Science of Getting Rich, The Law of Success.

Movies: K-PAX, The Man From Earth, Celestine Prophecy, Peaceful Warrior.

TV Shows: House of Cards, Suits, Newsroom.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Traveled; lived overseas; sky dived; motorcycle riding; drove cross-country U.S. solo; bought a one way ticket and moved cross country

Teach, Learn, Share

English conversation, Belief Change, Energy Healing, Yoga, Meditation, Travel information about SE Asia, American Culture, Travel information about the continental U.S.

Countries I've Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Thailand

Countries I've Lived In

Thailand, United States

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