Three Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Three Years Sober: Thoughts and Reflections

Three years sober. That’s 1,095 days without drinking. In the last three years I have completely transformed my life. I have become the person that I knew I was always capable of being. Sure, I still have my own struggles and my life is not perfect by any stretch of...
How to Survive the “Big Five” in Africa

How to Survive the “Big Five” in Africa

Survival skills are mostly innate. We are born with the ability to size up scary situations and prioritize safety on a subconscious level. When we perceive an imminent threat our bodies enter fight or flight mode. With that, our respiratory rate increases. Blood is...
Trusting Your Instincts Onboard: Kaz Adams

Trusting Your Instincts Onboard: Kaz Adams

Like many of the Women Making Waves, Kaz Adams found her passion on the water and never turned back! She has been an ASA Sailing instructor for over 20 years and she’s a USCG Licensed Captain who works term charters to boot! Kaz is an incredibly inspiring woman...
What the Women’s March Means to Me

What the Women’s March Means to Me

If you haven’t noticed I am a pretty powerful woman. Working as a female sailboat captain in an industry dominated by men, you have to be. My family is filled with strong women and I grew up around many amazing female role models. As a kid, my brother was my best...
The Story of the Mexican Fisherman

The Story of the Mexican Fisherman

A few months ago my dad was driving me to the airport when we began talking about cars. My dad is a huge car enthusiast and I asked him what he would buy if he had $1M to spend exclusively on cars. Without hesitation he began naming off his favorite styles and brands....