To live is to find out for yourself what is true.

Mountains of prayer flags outside of Pharping, Nepal

To live is to find out for yourself what is true.

Celebrating Diwali in Jalandhar
Feeling alive in Udaipur

“If I had to sum it up: I wasn’t explicitly looking for any big lifestyle changes when I decided to make the jump to India, but I think in the back of my mind there was a yearning to make some course corrections. Last year in NY was a blast but such an extension of college life, distracted by misguided priorities. In hindsight it was a low point in many ways. Out here I’ve been able to clear my mind, renew my intellectual curiosity and creativity, and incorporate better lifestyle choices, which has translated into a more consistent sense of excitement and fulfillment as I’ve started doing so much more of what I want to and think I should be doing. Basically I believe I’ve calmed down and become a better, more conscious and compassionate person through this distance and reflection period and of course all the unique experiences along the way.”

Chittorgarh Fort
Making friends
More friends
Mumbai
Kalavantin Durg
ISKCON Temple Mumbai

Body aches, exhausted yet ever awake,
A descending star heats the bare arms and hands; cool wind skims our rider’s face. Anxious to reach home for the familiar mosaic of comforts and norms
I pause for a moment, to take in the scene like I’ve reminded myself to do before.

Notice this sunlight, saturating golden hour’s matter to life, right here in plain sight.
That scent, the faint smoke of human activity, teeming with development.
These cc’s of mechanical intensity, purring louder through our driver’s alacrity.
Those internal voices wondering what happened to good sense, control, threshold acceptance.

And I’ve closed my eyes; I no longer fear the haunting roar of other vehicles passing by. Almost back but forever in this special place of mine, a free soul and clear mind.
Nor can I be bothered by the statistics, skeptics, the threats of uncertainty and regret, Deep breaths, I smile ear to ear because life is short, beautiful and imperfect.

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Regenerative Tech | Business | Culture | Life. Co-founder @getsiempo, Digital Wellness Collective, @Wharton Wisdom. www.andrewmurraydunn.com

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Andrew Murray Dunn

Andrew Murray Dunn

Regenerative Tech | Business | Culture | Life. Co-founder @getsiempo, Digital Wellness Collective, @Wharton Wisdom. www.andrewmurraydunn.com