In light of the recent case of Gabby Petito: Fear, coupled with the fact that I’m not one to open up on social platforms around personal life happenings outside of the happy, usual “highlights”, has kept this post on the back burner for longer than I’d like to admit… alas, here we are. For those … More So…What’s Really Behind the Smile?
Here I am, six weeks into my whirlwind chapter that is Hanoi, Vietnam and I actually can’t believe how quickly the time is passing. It feels like just yesterday that I walked through the door of the Vietnamese Community Volunteering (VCV) apartment, sweaty as ever and exhausted from a rigorous 32 hours of travel. Greeted … More Knee-Deep in ‘Nam … Back to Reality
There I sat in the quiet confines of a quaint little farm just outside of Brisbane, Australia in a town called Beerwah (most commonly known for its incredible zoo as well as home to the late Steve Irwin.) Initially, I came in with the idea to escape for a few weeks to a world I knew … More Playing “Mom” in the Land Down Under
About a month ago I embarked on a 3,000-mile solo road trip across the country from Columbus, OH to Southern California. It was invigorating. It was beautiful. It was eye-opening. As I drove by the oil fields of Kansas, through the breath-taking mountains of Colorado and across the overwhelming burnt orange landscape of Utah, I … More Embarking on a New Adventure? Here are 5 Songs to Get You Going
Recently I had to lead a team huddle at work. Our huddles usually consist of daily productivity updates, goals to hit, new announcements and then a “fun fact” or two. I decided to go in a different direction that morning. That morning I had stumbled upon an excellent Ted talk that really hit it home for me … More Scanning for the Positive – 21 Days to Happiness
Here I sit, 25 years young, and on my third corporate job in 3 years … More Breaking the Mold