A Kaleidoscope

I live in a country that is predominately Muslim. 98% of the population follows Islam. I do not. I am an American. A Peace Corps Volunteer that set out to teach English in the rural mountainside and ended up learning a cache of lessons instead. Before I left the States, people made it a point…

5 Lessons…

When I was first approached about writing a post geared towards recent college graduates, I hesitated for two reasons. One being the obvious I haven’t graduated yet and haven’t experienced the post graduation rush that happens when we leave the safety net that is school. The second being that since I’m set to graduate soon,…

2015: The Year of Doing

Every year, once the clock strikes 12, my feed turns into a mesh of ‘new year, new me’ post. Everyone devising plans and resolutions that they hope to stick to, yet most end up forgotten before the month is done. See resolutions are a funny thing. They’re not binding and can easily be brushed aside…

Motivational Monday: Your Own Sunshine

We all have those days when nothing seems to go right. When everything we’ve been working on seems to be falling apart instead of into place and it’s easy to be overwhelmed and frustrated by it all. Some days just aren’t our days but that doesn’t mean they don’t have the potential of getting better.…

Motivational Monday: Universal Law

We tend to make ourselves the exception to the rule. We justify our reasoning and logic and believe ourselves to be right although we know in a corner of our minds that we’re not. We argue that when we’re speeding, it’s because everyone else is going too slow and we have somewhere we just have…