friendships abroad.

In honor of today being national best friend day in the US I've been reflecting a lot on friendships, and the way living abroad affects them. Living abroad affects friendships in many ways, it creates new one, distances old ones but also sheds a lot of light into the strength of certain friendships. For my … Continue reading friendships abroad.

The changes that come

I overthink completely everything... also, I don't handle change well.... so these things I am dealing with, these major life choices I need to start making, are extremely difficult. So this decision I have made to return to the states after I complete my masters is something that I am really struggling with at the … Continue reading The changes that come

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 

Live for now 

There are many things in my life that have led me to the place that I am. I'm not sure if I can say with the upmost certainty that there was one defining moment that seemingly changed everything and pushed me to move abroad... however there was a moment in my life that did cause me to … Continue reading Live for now 

ONE MORE YEAR!

These past two months have been a complete and utter whirlwind (ergo why I haven't had much time to write). Full of ups and downs (mostly ups), lots of reflection on my past 11 months living in Europe, and just time enjoying this wonderful place and traveling. The biggest news... I am officially staying in … Continue reading ONE MORE YEAR!

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 

the people you meet

Living abroad in a foreign country it can be difficult making friends, but these people you meet can turn out to be some of the best friends you've ever made in your life. The good thing about being in a foreign country is when you first arrive you know no one. In order to make … Continue reading the people you meet

Barcelona.

I live in Barcelona now. That's something I can say to myself over and over again, yet it still never seems to feel completely real. I have been living here for almost 7 months and there are not enough words in the english language to describe my journey, and my emotions so far (well hopefully through … Continue reading Barcelona.