We recently returned from celebrating my 33rd birthday in my favorite beach paradise on earth with a wonderful group of close friends. The Springtime is a natural time to focus on themes of rebirth and growth, so we celebrated with a Heroic Spring Break to rejuvenate the soul, reset, and reconnect – with our bodies and with Nature.
Notes from the Road
There once was a farmer, whose only horse broke free and ran away. All the neighbors came to lament his bad fortune, “Your horse ran away, what terrible luck!” The farmer replied “Maybe so, maybe not. We’ll see.” This Chinese fable of the farmer and his horse illustrates how seeming bad fortune can often be a blessing in disguise.
In seeking principles to live by, I’ve not come across a better, more comprehensive example than these shared by Dr. Jordan Peterson, professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, in response to the question: “What are the most valuable things everyone should know?”