Jared White
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I can’t believe I captured this image. It looks like something straight out of a travel brochure.

Really, the credit goes to Silver Falls State Park though—one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited yet in Oregon. I can’t wait to go back in the spring when the volume of water going over the falls will no doubt be much greater!

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So you can take the Portland Aerial Tram up to the OSHU complex near Stonehenge radio tower, which I knew, but what I didn’t know is you can veer right as soon as you get off the tram and walk along an AMAZING patio area that overlooks the whole frickin’ Willamette Valley/Portland area—cafe tables and all.

Oh I’m coming back up here, no doubt about it!
#portland #oregonexplored

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Announcing a brand new show in the works called Your Valuable! No, that’s not incorrect grammer. It stands for:

  • Your Valuable Apps
  • Your Valuable Art
  • Your Valuable Content
  • Your Valuable Connections
  • Your Valuable Data
  • Your Valuable Devices

It’s a show about how to take back control from Big Tech companies who monetize your valuable stuff for their own nefarious purposes. Learn via hands-on reviews, demonstrations, tips & techniques all about the products that can REALLY help you on a daily basis make amazing artistic creations and upgrade your life to be more fun, free, and rewarding!

(Also in the video…a walkabout near Tanner Springs and other Pearl District locations in Portland, Oregon.)

Season 3, Episode 1

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
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Jared White

Last weekend we took a family jaunt over to Broughton Beach. It’s on the Oregon side of the Columbia River just west of PDX airport.

Let’s just say I’m a huge fan of river beaches now. You get most of the fun of the oceanside without the crazy waves and wind! (And hour+ drive from Portland…)

#portland #oregonexplored

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It’s a very, very wet day in Portland, but I’m here to brave the elements and tell you all about Forest Park, one of the crown jewels of the Portland, Oregon area. Don’t miss some of the epic waterfalls I saw on the hike!

Season 2, Episode 9

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


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#portland #oregonexplored #vlog

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2018 was the first year I truly embraced Instagram for photography, and I’m so thankful to have the opportunity to share with you my love for Portland and northern Oregon. Happy New Year and may 2019 bring you much happiness!
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I stayed overnight in download Portland, Oregon so I could get some awesome timelapse and slow-motion footage of the Willamette River and the city. Happy to report that Portland delivered big time!!!

Season 2, Episode 6

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #vlog

Jared White

Theaters, urban parks, old churches, classic 19th and early 20th-century architecture — Portland’s Cultural District has it all.

Watch the video for this week’s essentialism challenge and let me how it’s going for you!

Season 2, Episode 5

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #mindfulness #vlog

Jared White

As a former resident of California, I thought you’d have to travel to the east coast to see fall color like this. Now living in Oregon, the most incredible scenery is right outside my door. I seem to catch my breath at least once every day! #oregonexplored

Jared White

Do you ever feel like a failure? Ever worry you’re not measuring up, that “they” are always more successful than you are? Maybe the issue isn’t that you’re actually a failure, but you’re struggling with the emotions of failure, and that is something we can work with!

Watch the video for this week’s essentialism challenge and let me how it’s going for you!

Season 2, Episode 4

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#hillsboro #oregonexplored #mindfulness #vlog #creativity

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One minute, I was strolling through the quaint neighborhoods and gentle parks of west Hillsboro…mere miles away from Portland, OR. Next thing you know, I’m totally LOST in the the woods! Do I ever make it out alive??? You’ll just have to watch this video to find out.

Also another essentialism challenge to help you streamline your life and lose the “guilt factor” when considering which objects to keep and which to discard. Let me know how it goes OK?

Season 2, Episode 3

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#hillsboro #oregonexplored #minimalism #vlog #comedy #lifehacks

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This week’s challenge is to practice the power of observation! Learn all about a fantastic awareness training technique I learned from Mindsight by Dr. Daniel Siegel. And of course more Portland awesomeness, more trains, and more coffee! (Yes, Portland has some of the best coffee around. It’s sort of our thing.)

Season 2, Episode 2

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #mindfulness #vlog #lifehacks

Jared White

At last, the video you most definitely weren’t waiting for, but got anyway! I’m rebooting my channel with a new name and a new focus, and I’m committing to releasing new videos every week. They won’t all be as “produced” as this one, but hopefully they’ll be fun and exciting and inspirational enough to be worthy of your interest. So please like, subscribe, yada yada, and let me know what you think!

Season 2, Episode 1

Essential Life with Jared is a vlog series all about Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and the philosophy of essentialism. It’s about finding your own way and never walking somebody else’s path. It’s about living a life that’s most meaningful to you.


Thanks to Epidemic Sound for the background music.
#portland #oregonexplored #mindfulness #minimalism #lifehacks #vlog

Jared White

We’re approaching the end of the main season for rose blossoms, so I was thrilled that the Rose Garden up in Washington Park in Portland, OR still has some exquisite roses blooming. Check it out if you’re in the area…one of my favorite spots in the city!
#portland #oregonexplored

Jared White

Been going through my photos at Cannon Beach this summer and picking out the cream of the crop. This is one of those places that gets hyped up as a big tourist destination, but it’s absolutely justified. One of the best oceanside experiences I’ve ever had my life. #oregonexplored




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