Elizabeth Lindsey has traveled around the world and learned from some of the wisest elders from indigenous societies.

She has gained priceless insights across these journeys – this one in particular speaks to how those in the Western world can often forget to slow down and appreciate the moment.

An island chief she crossed paths with asked her:

“Why you go so fast? You all have watches but you have no time.”

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Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey is the first female and first Polynesian to become an explorer for the National Geographic Society. She has made it her mission to find,  preserve and share the knowledge and traditions of indigenous populations before they disappear.