Britta's Secret Garden: Wildpreneur/Biomimic

Britta's Secret Garden: Wildpreneur/Biomimic

I was starving…for two essential things. Nutrition AND a true friend. After several years of jungle living, my relentless focus on building the Tailwind Jungle Lodge had compromised my health and my social life (don’t make this mistake, balance is key!). Exhausted, I finally hired on some helping hands, learned to delegate, and sought a healthier routine. My first stop? A new farmer’s market that had just been created in Sayulita, a nearby surfing community.

As I meandered through the colorful market to a stand that was overloaded with radiant organic greens—what a delight to see kale after years of enduring iceberg lettuce! Beneath the table, a golden retriever wagged her tail happily while a naturally beautiful young woman wearing a charmingly tattered straw hat greeted me with a warm smile.

“I think I need to know you…” I said to her the golden retriever held out her paw to shake hands.

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On The Right Path?

On The Right Path?

In this article you’ll find tips for tuning in to see if you’re on the right track. Are you doing what you’re meant to do here on earth? Also, an excerpt from forthcoming book, The Wildpreneurs:

If we are wise, we choose work that we’re willing to put extra effort into—that’s when we know we’re on the right track. “This is the most simple and basic component of life: our struggles determine our successes. So, choose your struggles wisely,” says Mark Manson.* When it comes to the work we’re doing, we get to pick our problems (to some extent). We must ask, “what kicks us in the ass in a good way?” For many of us, surfing is a great example—if we come out of the water from surfing, grinning and saying, “that was hard!” and yet eager to go back out there and get our asses kicked once again, then we know we’ve found something worth working for. Alternatively, if we come out of the water cursing the board bitterly, the work will feel much harder and we will be much less likely to stick with it in the long run. I don’t know about you, but for me, this is a BIG reason to think hard about my life path, I definitely want a tailwind, not a headwind!!

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