Meeting the Future Me

Meeting the Future Me

As we sat listening to the sweet sounds of jazz, I felt a tap on my shoulder. I turned around to see an elderly lady, who was sitting with her husband at the table behind us. She wanted to know…

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Breaking Away From It All

Breaking Away From It All

By now, I’ve picked up the rhythm of my new life. I’ve adjusted to a life lived primarily outdoors and on (and off) the road, as our faithful overland truck covers hundreds of miles each day.

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The Solitude of Home

The Solitude of Home

The comfort and serenity of home has given me a sense of calmness and steadiness, and provided me with refuge. After 3 months, I feel refreshed, recharged and revitalized.

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Just Breathe

Just Breathe

With one hand on my chest and the other on my belly, I draw in air gently and steadily, counting 1-and-2-and-3, pausing at the top. I then let the warm air out softly and unwaveringly, counting 1-and-2-and-3…

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About Me

About_Riza
My name is Riza. I’m in my mid 40s and experiencing a midlife funk. I’m taking a pause in my career to rejuvenate and reorient my life. By traveling the world in search of new perspectives and experiences, I'm hoping to regain a sense of purpose, balance and direction in life.

Where’s Riza?


Cuba
Riza is in Cuba swaying her hips to salsa music.

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