As we all now know Anthony Bourdain host of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” was found dead Friday in his hotel room in France, by fellow celebrity chef and close friend Eric Ripert. Someone who had, from the outside looking in, the perfect life, hung himself in a luxury hotel room. To say I have been a … More Goodbye Anthony Bourdain
I am currently in the process of writing my next nonfiction book called Frozen Olive Oil (sign up here to get an alert when the book is released – if you love travel you’re gonna love this book!) and researching a chapter about why (or if) travel is good for you. Scientifically speaking. It turns out … More Why Travel Is So Good For You – The Facts
For the past 2 years I have been working on a new novel, Finding Tiger. I am proud of this body of work and hope that you get something from it and at the very least enjoy a great adventure. The book is available now (paperback and Kindle) from Paz Publishing. Order now from Paz Publishing or Amazon.com. … More New Book – Finding Tiger: A Novel by Gabriel Schirm
What are you looking for? What is magic? How do I find my own personal magic? Anyone who has ever experienced a state of “not knowing what the f#!% to do with my life” has probably pondered these questions. But how do you know what you are looking for? This could be your vocation, love, … More Magic – The Art of Knowing What You Are Looking For
Have you ever felt pressure (most likely from yourself) to discover your ideal life? Has anxiety gripped your chest when you start pondering the question, What is the one thing I should be doing with the rest of my life? What is my passion? (No matter if you are a college student or recently retired.) Well, … More How To Build An Ideal Life, When You Don’t Know What Life To Build
A simple question indeed, but have you asked yourself, “What do I want?” lately? I asked myself this question over and over again while walking 500 miles through Spain. For me, pairing it with, “…if I knew I couldn’t fail” was quite helpful. My answer was simply …. to write, to love, to travel, to find purpose, … More What Do You Want?