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I live with the intent to make everyday at least 1% better than the previous.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
To expose myself to more people! My love for people has grown and grown. I am endlessly curious about others' motivations, interests, ideas and inspirations. I've learned that it fills me with joy when people are comfortable to Be, and to express their Truth to me.
Recently dove into training Jiu-Jitsu, practicing yoga, and making exercise a daily ritual. Most of my time is spent exercising, reading, or working with the kiddos.
I spend my downtime reading books, listening to podcasts, writing, and learning about whatever I'm curious about that day.
- wild camping
- good conversation
- brazilian jiu jitsu
- organic farming
- wild animals
- wildlife conservation
Music, Movies, and Books
Most recently read:
The Art of Loving - Eric Fromme
Blink - Malcolm Gladwell
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Drive - Daniel H. Pink
Sapiens - Yuval Harari
The Brain that Changes Itself -
Creative Interventions for Traumatised Children
Beyond Good and Evil - Friedrich Nietzsche
The Good Gut - Justin & Erica Sonnenburg
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I volunteered at Elephant Nature Park for one week in Thailand, but after that I volunteered with The Elephant Orphanage Project in Zambia. Baby elephants that are orphaned, injured or seperated from their herd are rescued, rehabilitated and eventually released into Kafue National Park as wild elephants. I learned so much, and had the privelage of witnessing for myself the care and dedication that goes into this project. I walked with elephants every morning, observing and documenting their behaviour. To me, that is paradise.
Teach, Learn, Share
Most of what I learn or find truly valuable has come from conversation, podcasts and books. I love to share perspectives, theories and discoveries with other people.
What I Can Share with Hosts
My "infectious passion"? Haha!
I am a very authentic, honest, open person through and through. I love to be transparent and to find commonalities between myself and others. I'm helpful around the house and love to cook together (if you're into it). I love to laugh, and make people laugh, and I love to truly connect with people in a meaningful way.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Indonesia, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, United States, Zambia
Countries I’ve Lived In