A Message from my Younger Self

Dorit Brauer Art

A Visit with my Younger Self Reading diaries from my solo-backpacking trip to Brazil 1987/88.  My approach to life has not changed. Check out what I said then and now: […]

Blossom Into Being – The Evolution

Abstract Art

Witness the Evolution of the Blossom Into Being Series For me, as an artist, every new painting feels like making a new friend and learning a new language. I tune […]

Soul Garden

Soul Garden Abstract Art by artist Dorit Brauer

Blossom Into Being Please meet Soulgarden from the new Blossom Into Being series: Soulgarden is my love letter to life. The rich color palette embraces the physical and metaphysical essence […]

The Day I Painted Abstract

Abstract Art

The day I painted abstract is described in chapter 20 of my award-winning autobiography. A breakthrough in my energy medicine studies brought a drastic shift in consciousness and from that […]

Living Fearlessly

Dorit Brauer

One of the most frequent questions people asked me after my 2006 solo cross country motorcycle adventure is if I wasn’t afraid to travel across the US all by myself. […]

What’s the Big Deal with Labyrinths?

Artist Dorit Brauer Art

You are invited to join the journey within! Labyrinths are sacred circles found in every culture around the globe, dating back thousands of years. The circle has no beginning and […]

The Sound of Healing

Artist Art Dorit Brauer

Do you ever sigh? Do you raise your voice? Do you gasp for air? These may be indicators that you are internalizing your stress and tension. Your voice gives clues […]

The Most Important Journey

Artist Art Dorit Brauer

The Journey from Polarity to Unity The world we live in is a world of polarity. There is good and bad, right and wrong, day and night, active and passive, […]

Meditation Made Easy!

meditation mindfulness

The regular practice of meditation and guided imagery is the most powerful form of preventative medicine. It reduces stress, which is a major cause for many diseases. Meditation and guided […]

2012 Book Launch Party

Dorit Brauer's Book Party Pittsburgh 2012

May 5. 2012 I had the great pleasure to host the Book Launch Party celebrating the publication of my auto-biography Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth […]

Circling into Happiness

Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

I am very honored and grateful to be the 2016 recipient of the Immigrant Entrepreneur Award from Global Pittsburgh in recognition of my achievements and enriching the Pittsburgh region with […]

A Flexible Person Cannot Be Bent Out Of Shape

Flexible Person

Please enjoy this book excerpt from Chapter 29, as I share my reflections following an encounter with German tourists in Sedona, Arizona. The purpose of Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – […]

The Weight of History

Sculpture Garden

Notes from a visit to Germany: Friday evening, May 20, 2011, I visited my friend Toelli’s art studio, only a few kilometers from our farm. We stood outside in his […]

In the Footsteps of my Ancestors

Ancestors

Please enjoy the notes from a conversation with my mom, while on a trip to Zandvoort, Holland, in 2011: “You know, Dorit,” my mom said, “you are just following into […]

A Sunny Day in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Israel

January 17. 1991, Desert Storm started and scud missiles attacked Tel Aviv. I describe my experiences in Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth in chapter […]

Walking the Golden Path

good decisions

How To Make Good Decisions Please be inspired by this meditative thought. Every major decision I make in my life is thought through and meditated upon prior to taking the […]

Every Journey is a Spiritual Journey

pilgrimage

A Pilgrimage Reminiscing. 16 more days until my next big trip. For me every journey is a spiritual journey. A pilgrimage where I uncover new and old parts of who […]

Inner Peace at High Speed

Inner Peace

Enjoyed a gorgeous day of zooming along my favorite country roads on the super machine, including a stop for a peaceful meditation at Cross Creek Lake near Avella, Pennsylvania. But […]

My Mom’s Secret to Good Health

Good Health

Healthy Habits – Learn my Mom’s Secret to Good Health I love my mom. The most important lesson she taught me is to always be grateful and to never take […]

What is your definition of Happiness?

Happiness

Do you cultivate happiness every day? Do you mark time in your schedule for the things and activities that make you happy? My goal is to find time in my schedule everyday for the things that I enjoy the most. One of those activities is of course motorcycle riding.

What do you read?

read

Tell me what you read and I tell you who you are! I can’t imagine a better start to a new day than sitting outdoors in the sunshine with a […]

Happiness

Machine

Happiness: Motorcycle Riding & Meditation Finally: My first motorcycle ride of 2015, took place on March 31st after 140 long days of winter. For me motorcycle riding and meditation are […]

Life is Movement

Life

My mom always sends the best cards. “Life: that’s movement. Movement is evolution. Evolution is progress. Progress means to come closer to your goal.”     During my 2006 solo […]

What will you risk to truly know who you are?

seeker

Some of my favorite words just cannot be translated into other languages. Aufbruchstimmung, which contains the essence of everything I love about life, translates on Google Translate to ‘optimism.’ Seriously, […]

Happy Birthday To My Dad

Tribute

Father & Daughter Today would have been my dad’s 86’s birthday. Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth is a tribute to my father. The book […]

Why More Women are Riding Motorcycles

Confidence

Freedom, Empowerment and Confidence Great article: Why More Women are Riding Motorcycles and How That’s Driving Change by my friend, author and motorcycle enthusiast Liz Jansen. I absolutely agree with […]