The Labyrinth of Life 

The point of a maze is to find its center. The point of a labyrinth is to find your center.        The other day I was exploring the labyrinth here in Barcelona. The park is absolutely beautiful and it's a pretty quite and relaxed place to spend an afternoon. It was a place … Continue reading The Labyrinth of Life 

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Beautiful Barcelona

I know I've written a lot about how much I love Barcelona ... but that's just because I love it  oh so much.  (I mean i've written about it enough times - because honestly, I don't think I can ever run out of things to say about Barcelona.) Below is a really cool time lapse tour video … Continue reading Beautiful Barcelona

One more month….

As my time in Barcelona is winding down I have been experiencing a true rollercoaster of emotions. I am feeling both ready and excited for the future but at the same time heartbroken and deeply saddened at the idea of living this city that has truly become home to me. While I know the next … Continue reading One more month….

loss and learning

Today I've been spending a lot more time than usual reflecting on life....  I feel as if all my recent blog posts have been about all the crazy things spinning round and round in circles in my head. But sometimes that's part of living abroad, just because you're living in a different country, in a … Continue reading loss and learning

Love Abroad

What happens when you fall in love abroad? I thought that would be a question I would never need to figure out the answer to, a problem I would never face. But sometimes life doesn't happen the way you think it will. But the reality is I've met someone and it's really changed everything. The … Continue reading Love Abroad

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 

happiness

Of this be sure: you do not find the happy life... you make it. Everywhere I go in Barcelona i find happiness. There is something about this city that makes me beyond happy, it feels like home and I'm just so comfortable here. And while for me this is the perfect place I can't help … Continue reading happiness

here vs. there

I am back in America. Being home is amazing... But (and there's always a but) it's leaving me feeling so conflicted and with a zillion different questions rolling through my head. When I was in Barcelona I could not imagine any sort of life for myself back here in America... but now that I'm here I … Continue reading here vs. there

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!