treeupI’ve been traveling for more than 2 years and I’ve decided to stop. Yep, 2016 will be my last year as a renegade traveler. Not permanently but for now. I want the same bed, a kitchen with a blender, a dog. Or a man.

It’s been an incredible journey. I have a bazillion stories for you and I’m ready to share them. But first, here’s some brain food.

10 things they won’t tell you about Flint, Michigan. Makes me want to stay in Asia.

Hotline Bling read by Bryan Cranston.

One of my favorite chakra yoga routines.

Are your friendships working for you? 9 signs you’re in bad company.

An honest piece on being a vegan.“Many runners run for the joy of running. Many vegans, since coming to this diet, have discovered a love for food and cooking they didn’t know existed. But neither of these describes me. For me, both running and veganism involve personal sacrifices — sacrifices that are worth it, but sacrifices nonetheless.”

Teens around the world skype each other.

The record that changed Raekwon’s life.

I keep hearing about Brommer’s soap. If it’s this good, somebody buy me some!!!

Willpower will help you make the decision to start a program, and it will help you keep going if you don’t see results at the start. Willpower will not bring you success. That’s because willpower is a finite resource. No amount of willpower alone will make you get up every morning to run if you hate running. The myth of willpower.

And always walk on the sunny side.