It is now almost 3 months since I've seen the European sun shining down on my face. (Yes I know it's technically the same sun but let me be poetic please:) 3 months has gone by and I just now have a somewhat simple moment - free of anything I must be doing to sit … Continue reading Being your own cheerleader is empowering!
8 months ago, I wrote this essay to my professor reflecting on the course I took, Social and Political Philosophy. I stumbled upon it while I was looking through old notes to help me write my final paper for my current philosophy course that I am taking abroad. After reading it, almost forgetting I had … Continue reading How philosophy changed my life
Thank you for filling my lungs with fresh air. For reminding me to breathe, deeply, with intention. For accepting my wanderlust soul with open arms. For welcoming me into your wilderness. Thank you for settling my restless mind. For wispering kind thoughts into my mind. For shinning your sun upon my face. For cleansing my … Continue reading Dear Switzerland
Thus far in my stay in Europe, I have come to find my favorites parts of the day to be the waking hours. The time when the sun begins to peak up from behind the stone buildings illuminating the leaves of the trees and making visible the sparkles in the pavement. It is in the … Continue reading Morning Moments
This weekend we traveled from Prague to Salzburg via bus. We departed from Prague 6 at 8am Friday morning. We made our way through the Southern Bohemiam region of the Czech Republic. Stop 1: At 11am we took a tour of The budwiser brewery and then ate lunch at a near by local reasturant. I … Continue reading Southern Bohemia & Salzburg
This weekend my best friend, soul sister, and college roommate, visited me in Prague (Pictured Below). She traveled to Prague from Rome, here study abroad location for the semester. Being in Prague for over a month now, her visit filled my heart with joy and nostalgia of home. We spent Saturday touring Prague Castle and Vyšehrad. … Continue reading A familiar face in an unfamiliar place
“You eat healthy, don’t you?” I actually cringe when I am asked this, although before I loved this association. Now when this question is directed towards me people most likely wish that they never asked because I end up launching into a tangent that sounds something like this…
All food is healthy.
If it is providing your body with fuel and nutrition, it is healthy. However, there are variations in how much nutrition it provides, the function of it in your body, and whether or not it is in accordance with your goals and personal health conditions.
“Oh, that food isn’t good for you”
“I ate so bad today”
“That food isn’t clean”
How often do we hear this from people (or maybe even ourselves)? Way. Too. Much. Most of the time I don’t jump in with my nutritional two sense, but in truth I’m holding myself back from…
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It has been 2 weeks since I settled into my living quarters in Prague 6 and I have been in a constant state of admiration ever since. I have come to recognize the favorite parts of my day revolve around the simplest of moments. Here are some of them: My morning moments - sitting in … Continue reading PRAGUE! 2 week mark
Day 1: With only 36 hours to spare, there was no way I was going to let jet lag and exhaustion stop me from exploring the city. With no predetermined destination in mind, I set off on foot with a few other girls from my program. To our surprise, London was fairly easy to navigate. … Continue reading London Layover!
Friday September 1st, 2017. The skies are clear, the sun is shining, and I am ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime. I wake up with the sun in hopes that I will be able to sleep on the 7 hour plane ride to London tonight. My eagerness overwhelms me as I rummage … Continue reading Departure Day