Late at night, when I’m finally in bed after a long day of sitting at a desk and trying to stay focused and enthusiastic, I find myself pondering exactly where I am in my journey and where I should go next. At the young and inexperienced age of 24, I already feel like a has-been; like somewhere along the line I missed my big chance and now I’m resigned to feeling empty until I die. Continue reading Hitting The Wall
2020 is coming to an end, but our global struggle will continue on well into 2021. Under normal conditions, the uncertainty of a new year would be exciting and inspiring. Now, however, it inspires nothing but stress and the heavy awareness that things can always get worse. Continue reading 2020: A Brief Acknowledgement
While I strongly disagree that a lack of career plan or significant savings makes you a ‘failure’ at the ripe old age of 25, I do have goals of my own that I hope to achieve over the next year.
Today, I’m sharing four of them with you. Continue reading Before I’m 25: Four Goals I Hope To Achieve This Year
I remembered the sparkle in my high school French teacher’s eyes as she told me that learning a language was like unlocking the door to another world. With every new word and phrase, my horizons would expand just a little bit. Sitting in my host sister’s bedroom armed with a bilingual dictionary and a notepad to help illustrate my thoughts and ideas, I truly understood what my teacher had meant. Continue reading Learning a Language Changed My Life. Here’s How.
I expect that I am just one of millions taking the time to examine their life’s direction and follow the steps required for significant change. It feels inconsiderate and privileged to say that the pandemic has brought an opportunity for improvement; instead, I consider COVID-19 to be a traumatic catalyst that has shown us all that our previous lifestyles were unsustainable and greatly in need of improvement. Continue reading Starting Afresh During COVID-19