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Overview

  • 24 references 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish; learning German
  • 43, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Teaching psychology in the morning & giving therapy i...
  • Mom claims that I've been well educated!
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Do the most of life, and not to fall in temptation (hehe)!

ABOUT ME

I was born in Brazil, moved around quite a lot in there with my family, than we all ended up in an island in the south (Florianopolis), that indeed made me realize, what was life about it. However, after a few years there, was not happy inside, decided to go a bit further, came to England, start travellin' everywhere and back to studies at uni (psychology), and somehow, although here in London, the outside is not that nice (no sun, sky always grey, ugly women!), I'm happy inside, funny that huh! So wanna keep on travelling and expanding.

PHILOSOPHY

As I realized that at the moment (actualy,maybe never), I can not avoid being part of the system. As a result, I try to live of it, but not, in it (if that makes any sense). To extract and take everything I can from it, as it is doing the same to me(and quite possibly,to you too)! Forget about all I said ..I grew out of this, now it's all about acceptance and compassion ;-)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've stayed in many couches before, around Europe and South America, although, mostly not through this website, was all in people's houses that I've met along the way. Was certainly better than hostel, as the level of interaction in much higher, the experience is more real.

Interests

Travelling/different; culture, habits, songs, food, etc.
Knowing people/interacting
Outdoor activities, sports
Exchange of knowledge and experience

Therapy exchange, I can offer:

A.Somatic Experience: emotional and psychological regulation and therefore holistic wellbeing.

B.Breath works ( respiration alchimique): nervous system self regulation and therefore emotional and psychological well being.

C.Dream interpretation: a beautiful self- discovery session, that leads to deeper understanding and therefore psychological and emotional appeasement.

D.Hypnotherapy Humaniste: can achieve all the above but mainly used to achieve a specific goal or change a habit.

  • culture
  • dining
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • sports
  • psychology
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

The self-perfection through Yoga
The Animal Farm
Carlos Cataneda (not sure how to spell his name)
Angels & Demons
Aristotle (Ethics)
The Polyvagal Theory by Stephen Porges.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Went hitch-hiking and asking for food, from de south of Brazil (Florianopolis), to the beginning of the Amazon Jungle (About 5000 kilometres)! Its amazing how there is yet a lot of good (simple) people out there, that help with no hesitation. I mentioned simple cause, in my experience, coincidently, the rich don't help (at all!) as much as simple people do, guess they have to much to lose huh! ;-P

Teach, Learn, Share

Talk about personal experiences in traveling
The benefits of yoga
My views of the world and psychology
The benefits of Vipassana
The benefits of Breathworks.
Talk about Dream interpretation.
Talk about Somatic Experiencing.

What I Can Share with Hosts

The moment.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, England, Singapore, Switzerland

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