Tag Archives: inspiration

Look Up – A Tool to Overcome and Evolve

If this is your first time or your umpteenth time reading my blog, I'm happy to have you here. One year ago, I did a TEDx talk in South Florida called, “Overcoming Coming Obstacles and Evolving to Your Life 2.0.” If you haven’t already seen, it please do so and leave a comment. TEDx Talk Overcoming…
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Look Up Featured in Book I Think

Earlier this year, I was honored to tear into I Think: How Thinking Like a Kid Can Change Your Life written by my friend, Amy Lee Ellowitz, and her youngest daughter, Delilah Jane. In I Think, Amy has artfully taken Delilah Jane’s one-liners and I Think moments from age six to ten years old and…
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Adventure is My Middle Name

If you haven’t noticed on this blog, in my books, and talks, I’m all about adventure. I joke with others that my middle name is adventure. (It really isn’t. My middle name is Noel, but I may have to get a legal name change.) Whether its traveling adventures to Cuba or raising the bar on…
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When Life Gets Blurry Adjust Your Focus – Look Up

Ever feel like every day is a blur? There's not enough coffee or wine to gain focus. Whether you're in the multi-tasking Olympics, facing a myriad of challenges, or just looking for a change or improvement, this tool is for YOU! What is this tool? Look Up is a simple, powerful mantra that quickly shifts your perspective quickly.…
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Look Up from Wailua Falls in Kauai

Aloha adventurers and Happy Look Up Day! On this special day, I wanted to share with you one of the cornerstones of the #LookUp mantra, which is appreciating the moment and the beauty around you. Please enjoy this inspirational message from the Garden Island of Kauai.   If you liked the video, let's connect! Here's…
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Preview of Cubicle to Cuba

You're in. I'm inviting you to a preview of my next book, Cubicle to Cuba.  Come along for the ride as I share my story of leaving the corporate world and Cubicle Land to a hybrid career of traveling and writing. Be inspired by my adventures and takeaways through Cuba, Peru, Kauai, New Zealand, Australia,…
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Adventure Tales from Kauai

[caption id="attachment_3795" align="alignright" width="300"] Hiking in along Kauai's Napali Coastline[/caption] Alooooooooha from the Garden Isle of Kauai! This is my fourth summer on this island paradise. You betcha, I’m happy to be back. With thousands of miles between here and just about anywhere, you may ask, Why do I keep coming back to Kauai? Duh,…
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Adventures to Spain, Morocco, and Portugal With New Eyes

Recently I took a long, fifteen-hour flight from South Florida to Kauai, where I will be spending most of the summer. During this grueling, multiple leg trip, I had oodles of time to go through some of my recent photos, videos, and snaps. Although I know that you have been keeping up with my adventures…
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Cuban Cocktail Recipe – La Canchánchara

As someone that travels a lot, I typically don't buy many souvenirs. There is not enough space in my humble writing abode or backpack for much. So my best souvenirs over the years have been recipes. In my book, With New Eyes, I included recipes for tortilla española from my years in Spain as well as a…
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Get Your Summer Listening On – Win My Audio Book Contest

Hey there adventurers! Let me just take a moment to let out a WOOHOO! It's summmmmmmer! I know summer probably started for you like weeks ago with Memorial Day or when school let out. However, for me, it starts today. Since February, I've been on an intense tour across the globe to fabulous destinations Cuba,…
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