The Start of Something New…

Here I am!Ready for this new experience!Open to new challenges!I have made room for new lessons!I am here!And, I am ready (bring on 2020)! I am currently in the process of going to study abroad in Australia. By “in the process” I mean; I’ve already spoken to the school, and sent my tuition deposit. And,…

10 year challenge…

So much has happened in the last 10 years that it would literally take me a 300-400 page book to tell you all about it.So, instead of making you read all that, here’s a poem I wrote to sum up the last decade of my life: 9 countries4 Schools5 jobsOver 100 flightsMore than 100 adventuresLots…

Sharing this Christmas season!

What if social status was measured by happiness, instead how much money you have in the bank? Some people eat food they cooked from what they bought at the grocery store. Some people can order their food, and have someone else cook it. Some people really have to work to feed themselves for just one…

Here I Am!

I am alive!I am anxious!I am beautiful!I am blessed!I am changed!I am cleansed!I am changing!I am daring!I am excited!I am exploring!I am experiencing!I am filled!I am following!I am failing!I am growing!I am helping!I am imperfect!I am joyful!I am kind!I am loved!I am learning!I am living!I am leading!I am listening!I am marvelled!I am motivated!I am nervous!I…

Never Lost…

TiredAloneAfraidFearfulIsolatedSeekingCluelessFaithlessHopelessDoubtfulAshamedConfusedPowerlessSearchingWanderingQuestioningDisappointedOverwhelmed But, never truly lost… Thanks for reading! I hope this reminded you to not get discouraged during the ups and downs of life because they are teaching you valuable lessons for your amazing future! P.S. This post was inspired by: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IigZiYgPGT0 -LiveForAdventure! 🙂

Going Backwards…

When better feels backwards…Maybe it’s not actually backwardsMaybe you missed somethingMaybe it’s actually forward When better feels backwards…You’re actually moving forwardYou’re always learning somethingYou’re being changed  When better feels backwards…You are being changed You are seeing yourself in a new environmentYou are moving forward When better feels backwards…Remember that “better”Is all relativeTo perspective When better feels…

Dearly Beloved,

A letter of inspiration for those struggling to see their purpose. I believe in you. Don’t be so hard on yourself.Everyone fails.You are meant to fail, and know that I will always be there to catch you. I will ALWAYS be there; whether you try your best not to fail, or you fail everyday. I…

The Confusion Filled Search

LifeA daily searchFilled with confusionfor the days ahead All the questionsFlying around your headJust confusing your mindWith no answers One dayEverything’s greatYou have the answersThe confusion is gone The next dayThe search continuesBack to square oneWhen will the cycle end? . . . How I wish I knewWhat to do? I just keep failingCan someone…

I’m Back!

So, I’m back from taking a break from blogging. I’ve had an amazing, and refreshing summer, with a lot of fun, and silly moments, and a lot of reflection moments. It was a well balanced summer (with work and beach days and hikes to the top of mountains). I feel refreshed, and ready to start…

These scars…

These scars won’t lastThey might hurt nowThe pain just feels too realWill they ever go away? These scars cut deepThey are changing youYou can barely think anymoreWill it ever become normal again? These scars are opening a new chapterThey could become positiveBut, right now, they feel deadlyWill it ever feel good? These scars have taken…

Where you started…

Sometimes it can be good to go back to where you started. It can teach you new lessons. It can show you things you didn’t notice last time. It can be a comforting, familiar place in the midst of the chaos. It can help you think better. It can give you clarity about some tough…

Home?

Traveling abroadLearning a new languageMaking new friends Learning the cultureLiving in a new countryMaking memories . . . It’s all excitingAnd, very rewardingUntil it’s time to… Go back “home”, andResume life as you know itWith the memories The past adventuresWill always be memoriesFor yourself only Because even thoughYou’ve changed your perspectiveHome is still the same…

7 months in S.A.

Wow! I can’t believe I’ve lived in South America for a total of 7 months. . . . Half a year of living on another continent.Half a year of learning another language.Half a year of living in another culture. . . . It’s crazy to think about all the things I’ve done / learned in…

Fear is calling

What if your greatest fear is actually what you’re meant to do in life? . . . Think about that!Think about the thing you refuse to conquer because it scares you too much.Now, think about what would happen if you conquered that fear. What if conquering that fear is the breakthrough you need to accomplish…

The Life-Changing Ticket

A simple ticketTo fly to a foreign placeWithout return plan One simple purchaseThat could change everythingIt takes some courage Will it be worth it?Am I ready for this change?When will I return? Doing all of thisTo spend a few months abroadLearning and living Day by day with faithNot thinking about the pastOr the future And,…

Solo Traveling Tip #1

YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO AFFORD TO DO EVERYTHING, BUT THAT’S OKAY! . . . So, a few days ago, I went out with the expectation of doing a tour of a really tall, historical palace in Buenos Aires, and towards the end of the tour you get to go to the very top to…

2019 Resolutions!

Be fully content & happy! Be authentically myself! Love life! Live in the moment! Let go of the past! Enjoy the little things! Stop worrying about what others think! Meet new people! Inspires others! Live adventurously & meaningfully! Travel more! Explore new places! Speak Spanish fluently! Blog more! Read more! Thanks for reading my blog…

A new chapter!

Update on this blog, and my life:A new chapter is starting very soon (Dec. 5)! . . .  I am “moving” to Argentina! I say: “moving” because I will be living there for a minimum of 3 months (possibly, longer).And, although I’m nervous and a little sad (as this will be my first Christmas away from home); I’m also…

Burning bridges, and ships.

Don’t let it stop you This fear Don’t let it scare you This anxiety Don’t let it consume you This depression Don’t let it take you You can dance On any heartache You can sing Over any challenge Dry your tears Wave goodbye To everything Holding you back From the life you want Step into…

Trust the process

You don’t know, What will happen tomorrow. You don’t know, Where life will take you. You don’t know, How you will feel. You don’t know, Why things happen. You just, Don’t know. You can’t plan, Your whole life. It will just happen, The way it’s supposed to. And nothing you do, Can ultimately change that….

The impossible maze

Looking for a way A way in or a way out Searching for something A way – which way? Where to go or turn Lost in this confusing maze No way out – or in That’s the maze of life Entering unknowingly And no exiting Until – The End. A maze with no map Nothing to help you get…