Real Jungle Humans: Claudia Dentico

Life tends to give you what you need to succeed, and not one thing more to your benefit. For some reason, if we choose to take a hard look at the world around us, do some introspection, and realize what it is we are good at, we will always find what we need to succeed. […]

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Sustain the Stoke: Being Prepared

Every adventure is five parts work, one part fun. All of the work we put in to making our fantastic ideas for travel realities in itself makes the trip daunting, but there’s a few tricks we can all employ to make sure your next excursion isn’t just successful – it’ll also be memorable. Not memorable […]

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The Yoga Moment

As part of our part of our Real Jungle Humans project, it was imperative to get the opinions of many different masters of mind and movement. We cannot assume harmony with nature or even profess to know  our mindful, spiritual self without some type of continuous discipline, focusing on the power of the mind or […]

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Real Jungle Humans and The Power of “Extraordinary”

What does it take for something to be ordinary? How does something you encounter in life begin as strange or unusual, become all at once familiar? So much so, that you give it a common value that does not stand out? The answer to this lies in the question itself: it is the process of […]

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Real Jungle Humans: Dylan Williams

A Brief Intro with Noah​I met Dylan a long time ago. As lifetime friends, we grew up in constant inconsistent contact, and all through that time, he was never far from a soccer ball or the next game. He devoted his soul to his past time, and it took me, the not-so inspired semi-competitive computer […]

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Living With An Injury (And How to Rise Above It)

Last August, I was in the best shape I’d ever been. I was working out six or seven days per week, feeling comfortable with my regular 2-hour workouts and martial arts practice twice a day. At 20 years old, I looked great, pushed big weight, and suddenly felt like I had begun to see the […]

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Adventures to Inspire: Panama

A Journal on the Power of Adventure (October 2016)​We haven’t even been on the road for a full day yet. It’s a crowded metrobus ride to Panama City, and many of the passengers are painfully aware of the herd of expat children from the states. I’m packed into a seat with my traveling backpack on […]

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Is There a Sustainable Future?

The world appears to be heading into a nosedive, and many different communities around the world have noticed. Of those who are wary, a select few have gotten together, pushing away at the metropolitan cities of millions, the suburban luxuries of the first world, and the standards of popular culture, to try to make something […]

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The House by Jaguar Falls

A laser pointer punches a lime green needle into the night sky, catching the attention of every gazer as the tired class unravels the identity of each constellation.“It’s always important to remember, that although the ecliptic changes, the constellations stay together. Their stories are separate, but they come together in the night’s sky to guide […]

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Thoughts from the Jungle Gym #1: What’s Out There? Why Should We Care?

The world is a place full of specialization. Everyone of us is a specialist in our own life, whether we mean to be or not. Our bodies, while separate from our minds and the knowledge we hold, reflect that same specialization. While capable of incredible feats of flexibility, endurance and strength, our bodies will become […]

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