Alternate pathways are movements into the unknown. They are life decisions that accept risk and fear for the sake of an insight or an intuition that we are not living according to our purpose. Though we may feel trapped, we are never truly stuck.
I launched Alternate Pathways in August of 2017 as a way to channel my love for travel writing and my desire to share insights from my life transition that is underway, a transition from a steady job in Kansas City to a farm in Fort Collins, CO.
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We create the dream of the world, now more than ever in this age of connectivity. Right now, we are expanding this ancient energy to create a nightmare. If we don’t dream of something better, we will convince ourselves this nightmare is the only way to see it.
I have frequented a myriad of gyms for over a decade, and never have I been so immediately struck by another patron as I was by Houdah Abotteen at Genesis Health Club in Kansas City. That’s not just because Houdah, a 26-year old female, was putting up dumbbells heavier than any of the males beside her. It’s because as she did it, she wore long clothing that concealed her body and a hijab that concealed all but her face.
Joe Rogan started teaching me how to focus. He instructed me to block out the haters and naysayers, the worries about what other people are saying. These are things I cannot control, and they have nothing to do with my path. “It’s about finding what you want to do,” Joe Rogan said, “and it’s about making that happen, one small step at a time.”