When preparing for a trip, a lot goes through the mind.
As I fold in each item into my suitcase, I start to picture scenarios. I daydream about all of the things we have planned… what it will be like meeting everyone… how I’m going to feel after my first yoga session with Rachel.
I picture the essence of the Pura Vida Getaway.
I’m excited to actually do yoga. I’ve taken a handful of classes here and there, but running has always been my go-to form of exercise. I’m ready to see how my body and mind will react after this upcoming week. I’ve never thought of myself as a spiritual person, but I’m ready to open my mind, for anything and everything. I’m ready to sweat, and I’m ready to feel a sense of overall wellness coming from the depths of my bones to the surface of my being.
I’m going to focus on taking the time to write – every day. Putting a pen to actual paper is something that has become foreign to many people. I write every day for work, but with my fingers moving back and forth on a keyboard. There’s a sacred quality about handwritten journaling. Your own thoughts, in your own handwriting, kept secret on the pages of your journal. I’m ready to sit in the sand, feel the breeze, and write down whatever comes to mind as this experience unfolds.
And most importantly, I am excited to take pictures. This, right here, is one of my favorite things to do – and the fact that I get to document this amazing trip in a country that breathes out beauty makes me smile from ear to ear. Capturing moments gives you the ability to share them, and relive them. This camera will be by my side the entire trip, and I can’t wait to collect content to share with you all.
…I zip up my suitcase, throw my passport in my bag, and take a deep breath.
I’m set, and I’m ready to take off on the Pura Vida Getaway.
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