Well-Being

Gross National Happiness

The idea of Gross National Happiness was first revealed to me by the famed author, Yuval Noah Harari. The thought-provoking concept has challenged me to consider a world where the Gross National Product (GNP) is joined with, or even replaced by Gross National Happiness (GNH). Let's consider it. The idea of GNH was coined by… Continue reading Gross National Happiness

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Travel

Bangkok in a Week

Suffocating heat,  crowded markets, congested streets and traffic - welcome to the capital of Thailand, Bangkok. If you couldn't tell by the opening line, I didn't really care for Bangkok. I was hoping to skeet by this bustling city and find my way to the beautiful islands and jungles I see on the brochures of… Continue reading Bangkok in a Week

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Moving Without a Job

When it came to moving across the country, it felt like I was partaking in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, but 2k17 Abby style. This is mainly because I was moving west and it seemed fitting. I mean, let’s be real, most of my thoughts about moving to Oregon were based upon getting measles while playing… Continue reading Moving Without a Job

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9 Proven Ways to Increase Your Longevity

You eat kale, whole grains and even ride your bike to work everyday. After sitting behind a desk for 8 hours, you lift weights, catch up with family, have a glass of wine, then go to bed. All to do it again the very next day. You do the best you can, but is it… Continue reading 9 Proven Ways to Increase Your Longevity