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Hi Guys,
This is your Ka speaking.  I want to warmly welcome you from beautiful Thailand.  Once again I want to answer a question today that we have been asked lately.  It is in regards to us being a world traveling family.  People are wondering what we do with our stuff in Costa Rica.  Generally the stuff that comes to us over the years – What do we do with all of it?
I want to answer this in two ways.  One is literally – what we actually do with the physical things we have.   And two,  that it is just a representation about what is going on within yourself – emotionally and spiritually.

 

Just a few boxes
First off, we have a base in Costa Rica and we have some boxes there – most of it is toys for the kids, a desk top computer and some more clothes.  It is a small garage with 5 or 6 boxes.  This is literally all the stuff we possess and own.  With everything else we just travel around with 4 or 5 suitcases even though there are 7 of us!! We have very little physical stuff to carry around with us. We don’t have anything in Germany, just the few boxes in Costa Rica.  We designed this by choice guys.   I feel all the successful people or world travelers who do this long term are really good at letting go.  Both physically and spiritually.

 

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You have to be able to let go of stuff
 You have to be able to let go of your stuff.
 It also has to do with faith, fear and trust.  Letting go of this fear means you just trust and know that whenever you need something that it will be provided for you by the Universe.  You will buy it or find it or it will come to you.  These two things go hand in hand.  If you take on this belief that if you need something new it will be there, you won’t have to hang onto all those things that may be handy someday but are of no use to you right now.
This is how you get rid of all the stuff that is cluttering up your life emotionally, spiritually and physically.  I think it’s a lesson inside I have gained from life.  You have to be willing to let go and embrace the new and to see what new beautiful things you will get in the future.  Rather then hanging on to old stuff that might have been great in the past but no longer serves you in any way right now.

 

It really is a mind set
This constant letting go is a very good practice that you take on as a world traveler.  We change continents every few months.  It is a mind set thing as well.  I don’t think about the loss of leaving Thailand, I think about all the castles we will see in Germany and how awesome it will be to be back in Costa Rica when we go there.
It’s just a focus.  You can focus on what you have to let go of or you embrace the new and  look forward to the new.   This is how we can consciously use travelling to let go.  To let go and especially to let go of old habits, structures, emotional patterns and thought patterns that are no longer serving you.  You just try to implement something new as you go to a new continent.

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Kids are good at this
We do this several times a year and I think it is a very refreshing life process.   This is linked to our kids.  Kids are so good at this.  They are living and breathing this life style.  As we get older it is easy to fall asleep and get stuck somewhere. Kids love to move and to travel, at least ours do!!  This is how we deal with physical stuff – we just let go and we make lots of gifts to others.  We try to enter a new continent very lightly.  You take on new stuff, it just happens, it’s normal. Letting go is not a process that is only done once and is completed.  It is a constant way of being – we need to practice through out our life time to succeed at it.  This is my answer in regards to our physical stuff and also spiritual and emotional baggage.

 

Guys I want to thank you so much for watching.  If you liked this one, please leave a comment and give us a like.  I will be making more videos from beautiful Thailand and soon from Germany and Costa Rica after that…….then the rest of the world!!!!!
Thank you so much.  This is your Ka.  Love you guys.  Bye Bye.

 

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Hi Guys,

This is your Ka speaking. I want to warmly welcome you here from beautiful Thailand and inform you that today’s video will not be a content show where I inspire you with specific topics. This is about me and my life. So much has happened within the last week since I did my last video. I would have to talk too fast to give you content and update you about us.

Last week a dream came true for me. It was a month in the making and it involved me taking 2 and a half days to myself. I didn’t talk or eat for those two days. I did a juice fast and was meditating pretty much the entire day. Doing some exercise and walking on beach rounded out my day. It was awesome!! This was the first big thing that happened that was really great. This is the place that I stayed for the two days. I always envisioned having a place right on the beach with a balcony.

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These are some of my impressions I got while being by myself for two days. I wasn’t eating just having fruit juices several times a day. I feel awesome! I’m still not eating any food and I feel so good. You guys who have known me a while know that I do this very frequently – juice or water fasts. This is another one and I feel very very good this time.

I returned back to my family about half an hour ago and I took Katie to the airport. Katie with Ronja, Joa and Luna are flying to Germany. They just left –  they are in the air now! They have gone for a visit and I am staying here with Benny and Jaro. We will stay here for another 2 or 3 weeks before we join Katie.  Katie really wanted to see her mom very badly. My parents are away on holiday right now so it made more sense for her to go early.  It is better if seven people aren’t there and she can visit with her mom.
Its nice to separate the kids right now and I can have some real adventures with the older boys. We will do a snorkeling tour and Benny wants to learn to do archery with a bow and arrow!

10365578_662669270471683_1346468902496522227_oI wanted to ask you to leave a comment now below. Germany is a short stop over for us. We will only spend 3 weeks there. I want to ask you for your ideas or suggestions of where we should go now!!
We are pretty open.

We want to change continents, it will be a big trip and I would love to receive some comments from you all. We will reveal it soon – I want to make it a mystery. I want to ask for your suggestions, feedback and input. I would be grateful for this.
This is my little video for today. Just updates on me and my family.
I love you guys very much. Let’s see how long I will do this juice fast!!

Thanks, love, peace, fruits and rock and roll !!!

Bye Bye,, this is Ka from Thailand.

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I have been travelling for many,many years
Hi Guys, this is your Ka speaking coming to you live from beautiful, beautiful Thailand.  I am here at the beach, this is the resort we are staying in.   Could there be a better place then this to present to you our top 8 travel destinations 2014!  You have to understand that the 8 countries I am going to introduce to you here are my personal top of the pop list.  Other people would make a totally different list.  This is from my experience and I feel confident to say that I am the right person to talk about this because I have been travelling for the last 20 years.  I have visited most parts of the world, but there is a lot more yet to discover!!  I have been travelling many, many years – first by myself and then with Katie and now with the kids.  I feel I can talk about this and not make a fool of myself because I have seen so many places.

 

#1 Thailand
Let’s get started.  I think it just fits that the first place I am going to introduce to you is Thailand, where I sit right now.  Why Thailand???  It’s’ just paradise!!!
This beach you see now, you will see on all the islands, it doesn’t matter which one you pick.  I also don’t want to recommend one specific island down south.  Even though I would say Ko Pha Ngan is my favorite because you have such a great mixture between the party life and young people and also quiet, isolated places in the Northern part.  Ko Pha Ngan is the island next to Ko Samui which most of you might know about.  Thailand is very open and tolerant, there are no fences and people don’t lock their doors.  It says a lot about the mindset of the people here.  I appreciate this very much.
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You have all the fruits, such a beautiful variety here.  I feel food-wise, as somebody who appreciates fruit, that it is one of the best countries.  These are just some of the reasons why  I love Thailand.  This is not the ranking I  put them in.  This is just a random order of the countries I will introduce to you here.   People always ask what is my favorite country that I have ever been to?   I can’t tell you, every country is so different.  You cannot compare – its like comparing apples to oranges!!  I just want to let you know that Thailand is just one of the 8 best countries I have been too.

 

#2 Costa Rica 
 We have lived in Costa Rica for more then four years.  Costa Rica for me is one of the most beautiful countries because of the nature.  It is so wild and nature is so strong there.  I appreciate that.
You have to have a four wheel drive otherwise you will not get through.  You sometimes have to go through rivers.  You see beaches that are miles long with no people on them.   There is a lot of diversity here – you have volcanoes, misty rain forests, beaches, the Caribbean side with Rastas.  It is a very diverse country for its’ small size.  They have no army, it is a neutral country – I like that.  Pura Vida – meaning pure life, this is the life style there.  People who live there say they are the happiest in the world.  People are easy going, happy and positive in Costa Rica.  You can really feel that when you are there.  They also have Eco Tourism in Costa Rica which is
wonderful.

 

#3 New Zealand 
I got to know my wife in New Zealand in 1997.  I have been there alone, with Katie and with my kids.  I love New Zealand especially the South Island because of the unbelievable beauty of nature there.  If you have watched Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit – this is New Zealand, there is no photo shop or retouching done – this is the real deal!!  Please watch Lord of the Rings and you will get the  feeling of how it is there.   The people there are so friendly and open.  It really is at the end of the world and you can really feel that in a positive way.  They like tourists and welcome them and I appreciate that.

 

#4  Australia 
I have been there many times over the last 20 years.  For me, coming from Germany I can connect with the the isolation.   In Europe it is a crowded continent with villages every mile or so.  I was driving through the out back and I will never forget the experience of driving for thousands of miles and there is nothing around.  Every couple of hundred miles there would be a gas station.  The clarity of the sky is something I had never experienced before.   The sheer size and age of this continent is wonderful.  I feel such an old vibration there, I have the highest respect for the Aboriginal culture there because it is one of the oldest living cultures on earth.

 

#5  The USA 
I love the United States again for its’ size.  For the varied natural monuments you can see, the Everglades, the Grand canyon and also the big cities. To experience New York, Miami or LA is wonderful.  Also I love the mind set of the American people who are always friendly, they are positive and don’t accept failure and are very entrepreneurial.  They have Whole Foods stores there!!  They should have one of these in every city in the world – they are the best supermarket ever!
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#6  Malaysia 
I love it for the diversity of culture.  I think of myself as a world citizen, even though I am German.  Malaysia expresses and lives diversity.  They have four religions and they co-exist in a peaceful way.   They have Indians, Malaysians, Chinese and a mixture of European cultures there.  It is very diverse and colorful country and they all co-exist peacefully.  Kuala Lumpur is my most favorite city because i’ts one of the only cities we can walk with 5 blonde haired kids and no one really notices or bothers us!  There are so many different people there we don’t stand out.  There is so much diversity there, I love that.  They have beautiful beaches and it’s affordable.  It still has a high western standard too.

 

#7  Ecuador 
This is a very personal choice for me.  I have been there for half a year with Katie travelling together.  The diversity of Amazonian rain forest and beaches where you can surf.  The hospitality of the Ecuadorian people is something I really appreciated.   The nature makes my heart open up.

 

#8  The Canary Islands – West of Africa
We spent half a year there  with the kids some time ago.  Especially La Palma as it is the green island of the Canary Islands.   What I appreciate is that it is so easy to fly there from Germany.  You basically fly 2 hours down south and you are in a totally different climate.  It never really gets too hot.  Sometimes in the summer if the dry hot winds from the Sahara blow it can be hot.  Generally it is a little above twenty degrees.  It’s always t shirt weather and it’s the purest air and water I have ever encountered.  There is no industry – it’s in the middle of the ocean , just one island and there is just one thing producing the energy for the entire island.  It is just pure air and the best water I have ever had because it comes from the volcanic springs.  There is great hiking and the people are friendly and open.  It feels very European there and doesn’t feel like a totally different continent like Asia or South America.  Talking as a European and as Ka Sundance, it is one of my favorites so far.

 

So guys, that was the 8 countries of 2014!!  We are continuing to travel so I will be adding new ones to this list.  If you like this video and you got some good information give me a thumbs up and subscribe.
If you have to add a country I missed, please leave a comment down below.
Thanks so much, I love you guys.  I will be back soon.
This is your Ka from beautiful Thailand, bye bye.
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I am a little bit angry

Hi Guys, this is your Ka speaking and today you are going to see me becoming a little bit angry because I am a little bit angry.  You don’t see this very often because I am just a positive dude with a very loving approach toward life.

We posted something yesterday on Facebook and this post was in regards to Facebook as a huge company finally realizing that breastfeeding is not illegal.  People on Facebook should not be banned or deleted if they have posted pictures of breastfeeding moms.  I’m not saying you have to post breastfeeding pictures but you should have the freedom and it should not be considered illegal or something you could be banned for.

So many moms and organizations have been standing up against Facebook and finally last week they allowed mothers to post breastfeeding pictures.  It’s not about showing off nipples or anything, in every beer commercial you see way more titties than you see in breastfeeding pictures!!

 

 Moral Double Standards

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It is an awful double moral standard, especially people in the United States have on this topic.  Facebook finally allowed that breastfeeding pictures are allowed to be posted and you won’t be banned.  It is about time this happened.  Next week is breastfeeding week 2014 and in order to support this idea of supporting young mothers to breastfeed and not give Nestle and Monsanto formulas to their babies, we posted a picture of Katie breastfeeding.  You couldn’t see anything at all.  The reason I am posting this video right now is to reply to the hundreds and thousands of comments we got to under picture.  I was getting so upset.

So many people were commenting underneath and arguing back and forth.  I want to make a very clear statement so everybody knows about the Raw Food Family and me.  We are pro breastfeeding.  We are 100%  in support of all moms feeding their kids in the most natural way and not having to hide that!

 

 

The Most Natural Thing On Earth

How can it even be considered normal that you have to hide the most natural thing on earth?  There is nothing sick about it, nothing you have to be ashamed about and to force mothers into bathrooms that are unhygienic is an awful thing to do.  Just because some guys are offended by breastfeeding!  Come on, this is ridiculous!!.  These are really awful double standards here – that a mom who is breastfeeding and you don’t see a thing if the baby is in front is offensive.  There is nothing offence, you don’t even see naked skin.  That this is considered offensive and then you look at beer commercials – you see ladies in bikini tops which barely hide the nipples and that is considered to be ok.   Or on any catwalk you see models with less than nothing on and that is considered ok.  But a mom who is feeding her baby which is the most natural thing is considered unnatural.  I really think this is awful!

 

To Support Young Mothers Everywhere

And I also have to make this point here —- showing pictures of Katie breastfeeding has nothing to do with showing nipples or being offensive or sexual.  This is ridiculous.  It has nothing to do with this.  The reason we posted this picture and the reason I’m doing this video is to support the millions and tens of millions of young mothers out there who still believe that the best thing they can do for their kids to feed them with Nestle or Monsanto formula from a plastic bottle.  I want to stand here and tell you moms, this is not the best way. God invented breastfeeding, you have two functioning breasts, and the best possible food comes out of your breasts.  It is the most natural thing you can do.

 

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 Breastfeeding Week 2014

This is why we wanted to post this picture on Facebook and why there is breastfeeding week 2014, this is why I am doing this video.  I want to support and educate –  this is what this is about and not the showing of nipples.   Believe me, I hope you can dig that!   Honestly guys, I am a little upset about this entire thing…..I hope I reach some more people with this.   I would love to receive some comments – I will be open with this.

 

Room for discussion

Normally, if you are offensive in any way I usually delete those comments.  I think this will not happen because I want to give room for discussion about this underneath this video.  However I honestly hope, especially our people get this — you know if you talk about mainstream there are lots of people from the last centuries there.  But our people are educated in organic diets and organic and natural ways of living with your children.  I was shocked to see that so many people really would rather see ladies with nipples in beer ads.  They see nothing wrong with this and are offended by moms feeding their kids in the most natural way!!

I had to do this video.  Can you feel me here?  Please give me a like, I would love to receive comments below as well.

Share this video, we need to support and educate young moms.

 

Thanks so much, this is your Ka.

Love you guys, bye bye.

 

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Buckle up

Hi Guys, this is your Ka speaking and I want to warmly welcome you to this video.

 I also want you to buckle up – I have some very strong things to talk to you about.  I would like to inspire you today and also answer a question I often receive.

The question is:    How can you bring up the courage to create the life you love? –  to make your dreams happen, to move forward and away from a position where you are uncomfortable and you are not enjoying yourself.  How can you get the courage to do that?  That is my video for today.

Before I give you the 6 tips I want to explain to you why you need the courage.  Guys, every big achiever in life has only achieved his or her goals by moving away from small, unhappy and unfulfilled,  to move away from a stable, secure place in life.  And that takes courage, there is no other way to achieve what it is you want in life.  You always have to move into unknown territory, into unknown land.  That is not comfortable,  it doesn’t feel safe, it doesn’t feel secure or known.  You need to face that and to move forward anyway.  There is no other way to achieve what you want in life other than being courageous.  I hope you can understand that.

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The 6 important ways:

1.  The first inspiration I want to tell you is the statement -’not perfect but done’.  So often people don’t even move a little bit.  They are waiting for the perfect timing, for more money, for more time, for more support. They wait to finish that education, get that paper, get divorced or to be retired.  To die and be reborn.   Guys don’t do this – good is good enough!

If you wait for the perfect timing, I will give you a promise here, if you wait until you are ready – you never, ever will be ready.  You never will be ready!  Can you dig that!!!!!

There is always going to be a shortage of something.  So don’t wait for the perfect time.  You have got to roll with what you have.  Along the way you can make a course correction.  Don’t wait until its too late – now is the time!!!!

Stop listening to people who say you can’t do it

2.  Stop listening to people who complain, moan or take no action at all.  There will be quite a few of these in everyone’s life.  People will tell you its not possible, you are not ready, be more realistic, don’t be a dreamer, you don’t have the funds or education to do it.  Your partners, your family, friends – everyone has these people in their lives.  I want you to really honestly observe these people.  Are they in a happy spot?  Have they achieved what you want to achieve? Very often that is not the case.  You had better listen to people who have achieved stuff, who are positive, who are doers, who go for their dreams, people who inspire you.

Please stop listening to all those people who tell you the system is bad, the politicians, the big corporations – all this bullshit.  It is not going to get  you anywhere in regards to your dreams.

Self doubt is normal

3.  You have to recognize that self doubt and doubt in general,  is a very normal, natural thing.  So if you feel that you can’t do it, you don’t have the money, the support, the right body, the right mind set, the right teeth, the right haircut, the right friends – or what ever it is that is seeding doubts in your ability to achieve your dreams – that is normal.  Everyone feels this.  I know this very well from my own experience.  Don’t wait for doubt to fade away or be ready to face the doubt.  I promise you that you will always have very strong doubts about your ability to achieve your goals , everybody feels that.  I want to make you familiar with that.  There is no point in waiting till this fades away or is over, its a very normal thing.  Move forward anyway.

Stop watching the news!!

4.  Please surround yourself with people, with books, with videos, with audio classes, with thoughts and emotions that inspire you in a very positive way.  I would say cut out all main stream media.  It is very negative, there is nothing inspiring about watching the new.  Have you ever been inspired by watching the news?????

Screw that.   Don’t do that.   There are so many inspiring You Tube videos like this one.  You will find more of me and a million more of other great speakers  out there who will inspire you and  support  you in moving forward.  Find some books.  Find the right people.  Spend time with those people, those books, with those positive energies, thoughts and emotions.  Make a an effort to think the right thoughts, to feel the right emotions.  They will not fall from the sky.  Take the time and effort to have the right thoughts in your head, they are not simply there.  You have to make some effort.  Its good to be conscious about those things.

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Expect to fail 

5.  This is a big one.  Know and expect failure.  sorry to be so honest but its important to be clear about this.  Expect failure, expect that you won’t succeed right away.  All the big achievers have failed.  Michael Jordan posted a list about how many really important goals he missed in his career and how often he failed in important games.  He experienced it often.  How many different times did Edison attempt to invent the light bulb – hundreds and hundreds of times.  Did he give up?? Did he stop?  Did Michael Jordan say ” I’m not ever going to touch a basketball again because I failed that shot”.  No, the big achievers move forward anyway.  It’s good to accept that you will fail along the way, see this as a challenge brought to you by life or yourself to test your commitment.  How committed are you to have a happy life and to achieve your goals??  Expect failure and it will be much easier to deal with it.

Be vulnerable

6.  This is another big one.  Especially in the western world where everything is done with the male energy in business and life.  Most men and some women think you have to be tough and you can only achieve the life of your dreams by being tough on yourself, putting in hard work and forcing it almost.  You will most likely give yourself a harder time then you have to to achieve your goals.  Be vulnerable.  Being vulnerable  will help you in a soft, flexible way, to swim down river with the current to achieve your goals.  It doesn’t have to be upstream, you can flow downstream and be even faster.  If you accept your feelings and your emotions that are not always easy.  Be vulnerable about them, accept them, don’t try to be hard and to push them away.  This is not how it rolls and how to achieve things you want in life.

These are my six tips and I  think this was a really awesome show.  If you like it please give me a thumbs up and leave a comment down below.

 I would really like to see this video as a holy place of inspiration.  I would love to see some success stories, even little ones will support others who read them.  I would love to see how you found more courage and achieved a goal in your life.  As little as they seem, they will inspire others.

I want to thank you very much for watching.  I will be back with more videos from my beautiful beach resort in Thailand.  It is pretty awesome here.

 Thanks so much for watching.  This is Ka.  Love ya.  Bye bye.

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We are Ka and Katie Sundance, also known as The Sundancefamily .
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