“Can I be honest with you?” My childhood friend, brother, and the person I go to when I’m in a creative rut was about to get real. He was about to lay it on me and I don't think I was ready. “Shoot.” “You are so finicky with your projects.” Bingo. I was, and I [...]
Over the past several years, a handful of my friends had their worlds turned upside down. They had to say goodbye to their heroes and their role models who came in the shapes of loving moms and dads.
It made me realize that even during the "bad times” or what I thought were "bad" (when I was a toaster strudel), that there were little things that I would find joy in later down the line.
If I could sum up 2017 in one word, it would be growth. To be more specific, emotional growth.
This year I wanted to make myself a list of reminders to bring into the New Year. I can safely say that I know myself well enough that down the line, I'll need some reassurance. These are my reminders that life's a work in progress; we're all a work in progress.
Because my 13-year-old self was destined for great things and it’s my 20-something-year old self who didn’t believe in these great things anymore.
Being a digital nomad was something I always saw the adventurous and brave do. There were endless thoughts and sleepless nights I dreamt of doing it, but never in a thousand years did I think I would do it. And that alone made all the difference.