Category: Brazil

Brazil, The World, & Beyond With Dr. Turner!

Dr. Neil Turner is a Renaissance Man who has turned his unique talents and skill-set into a master-key that has unlocked far more than most academics and free thinkers can imagine! We dug into his ever-expanding decade-long ethnographic fieldwork in Brazil and, among other things he helped me in my struggle to understand the Racism Vs. Classism debate and debacle that plagues my mind in Brazil. More importantly, he opens up about the other components that fill in his success as a bi-lingual:

~Author
~Writer
~Researcher
~Documentarian
~Anthropologist

The way he breaks down how he explored the country he was interested in is a blueprint for people interested in moving to a new culture! Continue reading

Confessions and Accountability: A Lesson In Language.

I work hard on accountability, I hold my friends and the men that come to me for advice accountable for their actions, and more importantly they hold me accountable for mine.

One of the best compliment I was paid all year was being told that “I make a great Accountability Partner”, since I proactively followed up by asking if they’d taken the first steps towards the goal that they’d set. Because I want to see the people that I care for win at life.

Cultural Excursion Day: Sao Paulo Scramble!

     My phone nearly exploded with all the pictures I have stored from the events, people, and places I took pictures of here in Sao Paulo!

Pole Dancing, Dolls, Mud, and Trains, this is truly a post for all seasons!

Discomfort Zone!

I came back from a birthday celebration for my friend Renée, the action was awesome! I was even able to take a life lesson away that a man who can’t dance taught me.  

I’ve always held to the belief that comfort is the enemy of Men.  If we aren’t pushing ourselves to live on the edge of life, then we aren’t learning or growing.   That’s why I always jump headlong into the Discomfort Zone!