When I learned that Bourdain trained Jiu Jitsu in NYC, I felt another level of potential and pride on my way to the mats.
His show, Parts Unknown, opened worlds to me and became a reference point to me in my own travels.
Bourdain’s warmth and directness informed my poise and influenced my confidence in showing up whole.
Suicide is real. It’s not a virus that catches some folks. That little darkness that dims your light is real. Reach out to your people. Let them know you’re there–that you got their back.
S/o to Anthony Bourdain and the parts I know of the world and of myself because of this hero.
At 8am today I learned that Anthony Bourdain, at 61, took his own life. ❤