Here and Now

I invite you to join me on my journey. Adventuring isn't nearly as fun alone!

Although I have no desire to see The Revenant, I love that Leonardo DiCaprio finally won his Oscar and I loved the last sentence of his acceptance speech: “I do not take tonight for granted.” It got me thinking about how easy it is to take things for granted. To feel entitled. To long and hope […]

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Time for an Adventure

On Sunday, I am going on my first ever self-planned vacation/adventure! To Thailand! Woohoo, I’m so excited! And not scared at all! It’s funny, because this will actually be the 13th country I have traveled to in my young life, so it seems like it should be no big deal. But it feels like a very big deal. (At least […]

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Breaking Out of the Comfort Zone

I have so many comfort zones. Like the cave of my bedroom, in which I can do everything I need to: Eat, sleep, stay warm, watch TV, write, read books, and even see humans (via Skype)! I can do it all without leaving my room! But, as amazing as my room is, I’m realizing there is […]

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Choosing People

Sometimes I wish I could just swap Myers-Briggs descriptions with people instead of getting to know them organically. (And then maybe avoid the types that intimidate me..) I suppose that could be labeled extreme relational laziness, but there it is, that’s how I sometimes feel. (Incidentally, if you are interested in understanding me better, you can […]

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My New Energy Renewing Strategies

The past two weeks, I have had zero energy. I think it has something to do with the weather or the pollen in the air or something. (Despite neither of my coworkers knowing what I was taking about when I brought this up yesterday, I’m pretty sure I’m not making this up..) I suppose most […]

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