A Practice for Women, Travelers—& Everyone

“Practice listening to your intuition, your inner voice; ask questions; be curious; see what you see; hear what you hear; and then act upon what you know to be true. These intuitive powers were given to your soul at birth.” —Clarissa Pinkola Estés

They say that our brains only consciously…

Why I don’t want well wishes on Women’s Day

I’ve realized I’m not a huge fan of special months or days to honor things that we should be honoring every day of the year.

Day of Love. Day of Friendship. Mother’s Day. Black History Month. And my personal favorite, yesterday, Women’s Day. (For the actual history behind Women’s Day…

Growing through Discomfort

If you travel or live where the mother tongue is not your mother tongue, you will struggle. The mundane will become complex and challenging, and you will no longer take your habitual fluency in the everyday for granted.

This is a good thing.

It shouldn’t be easy. (I strongly believe that it is through challenge, discomfort, dis-ease that we grow best.)

So, this is my travel manifesto for you.

Toby Israel

Vagabondess, writer, and facilitator. Healing through words and movement. http://www.tobyisrael.me/ http://vagabondessthebook.com

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