Growth, Constants, and Uncomfortability: An Exercise in Listening to Ourselves

Preface: As I wrote this post, I was unsure where to begin. I began and rewrote and scratched out and deleted over and over again. The final post is much longer than typical posts, so stick with me to see my thoughts on these last two years of my life, some things I've learned, and where [...]

The Soul Year: Confronting Expectations, Redefining Success, and Laughing in Failure’s Face

Hello everyone! It's been a hot minute. I'm intentionally taking a step back from my blog right now, to refocus my life on what's truly important and what I want this space to look like moving forward. That being said, I've been talking to other young twenty-somethings from around the world over the past few [...]

AUGUST. and the end of summer. and stuff.

IT'S AUGUST. Meaning it's almost autumn. MY FAVORITE TIME OF THE YEAR. My summer ends this week, because when I return from India, it will almost be September! So, I figured I'd do my annual "monster end of summer post" now. I spent a lot of time in the water. Like, more than any other [...]

Auditioning for Disney World: What’s it Really Like?

Many of us grew up ogling at the beauty of Disney princesses, in their gorgeous dresses and long, flowing locks with the dashing prince coming to rescue them from the various dangers of life. It's the classic, beautiful love story that transcends time. It's #relatable, it's timeless, it's the classic heart-warming story that we love to [...]