Life is a drug and New York City was my fix. NYC pushed me and drove me to get ahead in life, but it wasn’t until I moved across the globe to Bangkok that I finally started growing up in life. Three years ago, I left behind all my material possessions and external barometers of success that I had let define my sense of self and I and flew back to Bangkok.
I want to share the poignant life lessons I have learned from living the face-paced, competitive, extravagant life of a New Yorker to a more centered, balanced, Thai life in Bangkok. Here are some highlights of my New York Brat, Bangkok Buddhist transformation.