The last year of my twenties has silently arrived, much sooner than I expected. Perhaps a big part of that is due to most of 2020 and the first half of 2021 feeling like a blur. I assumed that by now, I would have assimilated into my new life abroad, working on lesson plans inContinue reading “29”


‘If Not You, Then Who?’

A couple years ago, when I started this blog, I was so full of ideas and passion that it didn’t seem like I would ever stop—but I did. Eventually, my love for writing and reading came to a halt and fell into the biggest rut I’ve ever experienced. I was depressed, I felt like givingContinue reading “‘If Not You, Then Who?’”

Night Owl Thoughts: What September Holds

The summer months have come and passed, now we’re busy preparing for what comes next: the pumpkin spice lattes, the piles of costumes, and as much turkey and filling as our stomachs can handle. Quite honestly, as nice as the beach can be and the sound of ocean waves crashing upon the shore, I preferContinue reading “Night Owl Thoughts: What September Holds”

Dear You, Pt. 24

You always told me to be selfish, that the rest of the world didn’t care about my well-being, and that it was my job to ensure that I pursued the things that would benefit me and only me. There were nights when you constantly told me that I shouldn’t choose you, that you were notContinue reading “Dear You, Pt. 24”

2016 – Resonance.

These are the lessons I have learned, the words left unsaid, the words that have resonated in my heart. Don’t compare yourself to other people. Each and every person goes about life at their own pace. It doesn’t matter if it takes you one month, three weeks, or a few years longer than everyone else.Continue reading “2016 – Resonance.”