I know these “year in review” things typically come closer to January 1st, not February 1st. Better late than never, right? I’m not really sure why it’s taken me until now to write this. Maybe because I was embarrassed. Maybe because I didn’t really know how to put what I was feeling into words. Or… Read More 2018: Where to Begin?
Our lives are defined by our decisions. When you think about it, your entire life can be boiled down to one life-changing decision. It can be determined by the school you chose to go to or what you decided to major in. It can take an entirely different path based on the job you accepted… Read More The Art of Making Unpopular Decisions
Where do I even begin? A year ago I spent New Year’s Eve on a rooftop bar in Bangkok, Thailand. This year, I spent it in my bed in America. A year ago I was wondering how to teach tiny humans in a predominately Muslim and Buddhist community about Christmas. I was missing my family… Read More 2017: The Best Year of My Life
After one year of living and working abroad, I’ve finally made the decision to move home in September. And, surprise, I’ll be staying home for (a lot) longer than 22 days. If you had told me one year ago that I would be excited to move back to California and start a career…well, I would’ve… Read More Why I’m Choosing to Move Home After Living Abroad for One Year
While this letter is technically directed to one specific person in my life, I hope you read this and think about someone in your life. You may be able to think of a few, I know I certainly can, but I hope that there is at least one person that comes to mind. Because if… Read More A Letter to the People We Can’t Live Without
I’ve always been the single girl in my group of friends. Everyone’s got one. The one who always ends up being the third wheel with my friends and their boyfriends. The first friend you’ll call if you want to have a movie night on Valentine’s day because you know I won’t have plans. The person… Read More An Open Letter to the Women Who are Always Single