7 Ways to Beat the January Blues

JANUARY. If you’re struggling this week, you aren’t alone. While we are expected to take the new year with stride, this month can signal the onset of general discontentment or depression. There’s so much pressure in January to set new goals, align the right motivations to get things done, and get back into the routine of work. It doesn’t help that the days become shorter … Continue reading 7 Ways to Beat the January Blues

Portugal: Landing in Lisbon

*Email subscribers: View on main website for the best viewing experience* Welcome to the land of sandy red rooftops, fish and seafood to no end, and ceramic tilework (otherwise known as azulejos). Being the capital of Portugal and the second oldest city in the world, I’ve learned that Lisbon (or Lisboa as the locals call it) is a force to be reckoned with, from its expansive arts and … Continue reading Portugal: Landing in Lisbon

My 2018: Light, a mis-step,and a reflection

Let’s talk about the new year. For some, it’s a time to make resolutions, look back at the highlights of the year, but also for some, it’s reflecting on the hardest of hardships and things that left the air feeling insurmountably thin at times. 2018, you’ve been so full of joy but also a lot of heaviness..but most of all, you’ve taught me a few … Continue reading My 2018: Light, a mis-step,and a reflection

Why Do We Make Such a Big Deal out of “Chasing Your Passion and Dreams”?

Today, I bring you another written word by Jed Jenkins on the fine art of chasing your dreams. We’re told this by our parents, peers, and teachers and we’ve probably thought this to ourselves all the time – “What is the one thing that I’m passionate about?” You know, that thing we all so desperately chase in our lifetime, the thing we’re told that once … Continue reading Why Do We Make Such a Big Deal out of “Chasing Your Passion and Dreams”?