meet the teacher who stopped talking

The teacher who stopped talking. I may have a couple of weeks left as a teacher, but that is who I became. When I mean […] Read More

realities and challenges teaching abroad

Life gets busy, especially if you’re international teaching volunteer. Admittedly, I’ve not taught any classroom before, so the prep work involved came out of the […] Read More

GUEST POST: secrets to adulthood and the “real world”

Whoever claims to be an expert in adulthood and the real world is a liar. Every moment you feel like you have everything together is […] Read More

science and faith can (and should) coexist

To some, I’m a hypocrite. My beliefs conflict with one another. I’m not a “true believer.” I’m standing in some awkward purgatory of ideas, too […] Read More

what’s the key to true suicide prevention?

Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. Inevitably someone else. I wish I didn’t have to write about this topic anymore. I wish I could say we’re making […] Read More

college taught me what NOT to pursue

As I reflect upon the college career that I am so soon leaving behind (which is still so weird and surreal to fully comprehend), I […] Read More

another one down: college senior reflections

So pumped to say that today I’m going home for the winter break and am DONE with this fall semester! Let me tell you, what […] Read More

The Occasional Slacker

98% of the time, I’m the kind of person working way ahead of schedule. I’m completing tasks I don’t actually need to finish for a […] Read More

Death Bringing Life

It sounds morbid, but my favorite class this semester is all about death. In many ways, it is indeed as uncomfortable as it sounds. The […] Read More

A Greener Back to School

I was never a huge fan of summer. It felt like too long of a break from a scheduled routine, a blank canvas that I […] Read More