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Live with intention and love everyone. Starting with myself!
I have a huge appreciation for life and for this present moment. I love meeting uncertainty with playfulness and discovering how I can create this life moment after moment.
I am creative, warm, open-minded, attached (working on it...), curious, compassionate. Despite my gentle demeanor, I try to live mindfully, struggle a lot, and all this can lead to intense discussion... Be warned :) I can easily talk for hours about anything from psychology to ecology, and laugh about how all the talking is ridiculous.
I love people who are unafraid of real conversations, who have some level of self-awareness, and who enjoy alternative lifestyles.
I find it absurd and amazing how forgetful the human race is, and that we relearn the same lessons again and again... If only we would remember everything life has taught us - we'd all be enlightened!
I spent most of last year living/working at a zen buddhist monastery in the beautiful Californian wilderness. I did 5-month kitchen apprenticeship, followed by a 2-month meditation intensive. It was incredible. Now the travel bug is reawakened and I am exploring integrating my practice into life in the world.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have surfed in Europe, found hitch-hiking companions, and met other unforgettable characters in various cities through the Couchsurfing network. So grateful.
Quitting jobs and traveling
Being in nature
Cooking big meals
Cooking small meals
Making things with my hands
Exploring spiritual practice
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Expressed more through a hug (and tears) than possible in words. Felt closer to nature than to any human being. Lost the sense of Self.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can share some things that are close to me, such as contact dance, meditation, sustainability, vegetarian cooking, mind/body awareness, community empowerment, music, travel/life experiences, non-violent communication, art, compassion practice, etc.
Share with me something you love, and I will probably fall in love with it too!
What I Can Share with Hosts
Friendship, vegetarian food, compassion, engaged conversations, appreciation.
Countries I’ve Visited
Cambodia, Canada, China, England, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Macao, Mexico, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Hong Kong, United States