Friends, this is a very personal blog post. One that I took out, almost word for word, from my journal. It’s how I’m feeling right now and I know I’m not alone, especially after seeing this NPR article discussing the exact way I was feeling. This is raw and real. But the beautiful thing is … More How Living Through a Pandemic Reminds Me of Another Time of Loss
I’m not sure if I’ve ever had the flu. My mom, who is a physician, has always been so diligent about getting us a flu shot. And, as an adult, reminded me how important it is to still get it as a teacher. But this year, when in between doctors, of course I forgot. So, … More Reset: How Getting the Flu Made Me Get Unstuck
If you’ve ever read or watched Eat, Pray, Love, you’ve heard this phrase before. In the memoir, Elizabeth Gilbert explains that she learns this from an Italian who says, “La Dolce Far Niete,” which seems to mean to take pleasure in the stillness and moment of relaxation. In the book, her Italian friends comment that this is … More The Sweetness of Doing Nothing
Hello dear friends, When I first sat down to begin this blogpost I thought, “Where do I begin?” How could I possibly sum up the adventures, friendships, and magic I had experienced? There’s so much I want to share (as you will soon notice); where do I start? So, I decided to start here: by … More 5 Things I Learned in Thailand
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a teacher. I grew up with a lot of younger kids around and I loved being their leader and showing them new things. Then one day in sixth grade, one of my teachers approached me and asked if I’d be interested in tutoring … More Why I Don’t Have A Teaching Blog
Hello dear friends, So there’s a lot of talk about self love recently. And just like anything else, people are ready to tell you what you should do to show yourself some love. Take a bubble bath, go for a walk, eat that cupcake. But I’m here to tell you that self love is whatever … More What is self love?
Ok, we’ve all been here. In fact, most of us are probably here right now (am I right?). It’s that time on Sunday when we all start to think about the week ahead and all that needs to get done. Not to mention Fall is almost over and now it’s suddenly holiday season. Wut. I … More What to do when you feel overwhelmed