11. PREPARE YOUR MIND, BODY, AND SOUL

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WHILE DAY-TO-DAY MINUTIAE at home can lead to stress, anxiety, and a loss of mental balance, slipping into a new routine on the road can be just as taxing. With constantly shifting variables, it’s easy to wear yourself out on a journey, no matter how much you plan ahead. I’ve found that focusing on wellness—physically, mentally, and spiritually—before and during a trip not only improves my experience on the road, but also deepens and intensifies the quality of images I create. Generally, I identify more as a cynic than a yogi, so I realize this all sounds very kumbaya Eat Pray Love, but the same way you carb ...

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