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…

Living in a National Park! (video)

The peace, the mountains, the small town vibe, the locals, the tourists, the cafes, the hiking trails, the lakes, etc… From every little thing; living in a small national park town is: “interesting”.I can say from experience that it’s not for everyone, but everyone should definitely try to experience it at least once. You can…

Re-Entry…

Finally landed home after 4 months!It’s been a crazy adventure!The past 4 months have been so crazy, and I learned so much!Now, it’s time to re-enter at home, and use all those lessons from abroad! I have a lot of future post ideas, but I’m still processing the past 4 months, so, if you want…

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…

Homesickness…

At first you just shake itYou feel it for a momentAnd, then, you forget it You start living in the momentWith all the excitementOf this new experience But, soon you get tiredAnd, it catches up to youYou can’t shake it this time You’ve learned, explored, experiencedNow, your brain is tired readyTo go home This new…

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…

Influence…

“The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.“ . . . INFLUENCE. …such a big, complicated word that many people don’t like to use because they don’t really understand it. And, I know this is true because I googled it, and the following…

Bring your A Game!

100% of your energy 100% of your focus 100% of your positivity Always give 100% No matter what you feel inside Just give it 100% You never know where it could lead.. It could be your turning point, To accomplishing your dreams! Show people what you can do. Show them your best version; Show them…

Earth + 7.6 billion people = Small world?

“It’s a big world out there!” . “Wow, what a small world!” . ^ Two very different sayings that, somehow, both make sense! Here’s a “poem” that I wrote, trying to explain that fact: The world is huge There’s only ONE world But, it’s a BIG world 7.6 billion people On ONE “small” planet And…

One sky…

The sky… The clouds… The sun… Everything up there… Just take a second, Go outside, And look up! Looking up, At the sky, Always makes me feel happy, And rejuvenated. Seeing planes, birds, jets… It all gives me hope! That there’s so much more out there – And, I want to explore it all! I…

Follow the north…

Follow the north! Don’t stray from the path! Don’t let the force, Of peer pressure, Stray you away! Follow the north! It might take you through long valleys, And deep canyons – But, it will eventually get you there. Follow the north! No matter what happens, or where it takes you! Take the twist and…

A little goes a long way!

$1 CDN = $500 CLP . . . So, 2 months ago I was living in Chile and the last time I went to the bank to get money for some souvenirs, I thought about how much money/souvenirs I wanted. And, since the bank machines were in Chilean pesos I had to do the math,…

Apologies & Promises (A Letter)

*I’m writing this for Mother’s Day, but it can also work for Father’s Day.* It can pretty much work for any day (i just recently got inspired). Dear mom / dad (or anyone else),    I just want to apologize for some things: I’m sorry for ever letting you down. I’m sorry for ever doubting…

A Time For Everything!

Have you ever asked yourself the question: “What am I still doing here?”. . . . Well, I have. And, I know it’s never a good question to ask yourself because it very rarely has a good answer. (the answer to that question usually discourages you.) You see… Usually, when you ask yourself that question…

Learning how to chill…

So, stress is not fun at all. And, learning that the hard way makes it even more stressful. . . . While I was living in Chile, I learned that stressing about things is never a good response. I learned to just go with the flow; to not always stress when things don’t happen on…

¡Una publicación en español!

So, just a heads up: this is a short post… Also, please don’t judge my Spanish. I’ve lived in Chile for 3 months, so I’ve learned a lot, but, I know, I still have lots to learn. But, I wanted to try to write a post in Spanish. So, here it is: . . ….