Living (abroad) with anxiety 

Anxiety is like the giant elephant in the room. Something you always feel, always see, but no one else notices it... or wants to talk about it. It's something that I've kept out of my writing, and after having a rather difficult past few weeks I felt it was time to address it. (In some … Continue reading Living (abroad) with anxiety 

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A Year and a Half of Living Abroad

I have officially been living abroad for a year and a half (and 3 days). This is crazy. In the beginning of this "journey" I didn't think I would make it through the first month, let alone a whole year.... and now here I am in my second year. And thinking about doing a third.... … Continue reading A Year and a Half of Living Abroad

Hello world (I’m back again)

Current status: in bed eating doritos, and I couldn't be happier. I've been so preoccupied with life that I just have not even remembered to write at all these past few months. The time has been completely and totally flying by. I have already been living in barcelona for a year and a half (minus … Continue reading Hello world (I’m back again)

La Diada de Sant Jordi. Barcelona.

This by far was my most favorite day ever in Barcelona thus far. It made the most magical and beautiful city even more magical and more beautiful than I thought could ever be possible. The whole day was all about love, flowers and books. Everywhere you went you were surrounded by it, and by people … Continue reading La Diada de Sant Jordi. Barcelona.

happiness 

Whenever people ask me what I want from life and what I want out of my future my quick response has always been "to be happy". Happiness has been something that has been on my mind a lot these past few weeks. What makes me happy? What will it take for me to be truly … Continue reading happiness 

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24 hours ago I was leaving for work... 7 am.::. And now I am just returning home from the disco/nightclub... ALSO 7 am . (I actually woke up 25 hours ago.. How am I still upright? It's a miracle) but I felt a strong desire and inspiration to write this post. It's crazy how much can happen … Continue reading 24

the beauty of a sunrise 

"Get outside. Watch the sunrise. Watch the sunset. How does it make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there's something good about feeling both." -Amy Grant    This morning I woke up super early to work (I'm covering for a friend) ... I left my flat around 6:55 this morning... I am so … Continue reading the beauty of a sunrise 

Thoughts from a train 

So I haven't had much time to write because I've just been trying to do and see as much as posible. I'm inmersing myself fully in the city as much as I possibly can. I love traveling so so much and this week has made me fall in love with it even more. (and even more … Continue reading Thoughts from a train 

semana santa travels 

Greetings from the country side of spain (via train)... This week is semana santa in spain which is basically their spring break, so that means no school & one week vacation from work. What a glorious thing. So for a glorious 9 days I will be traveling through spain & Portugal. I am so excited to … Continue reading semana santa travels 

Finding Comfort in Coffee & Books

The thing that can be difficult about living in a foreign country is being constantly surrounded by a foreign and unfamiliar language (especially here in Barcelona where they speak Catalan, not Spanish...and no the languages are not all that similar) But then again that is the most exciting thing about living abroad. But there are … Continue reading Finding Comfort in Coffee & Books