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

Lord, Why am I Depressed?

Ironically (or maybe not) enough, spirituality and mental health can often go hand-in-hand. When we reach emotional lows and struggle to find a reason to […] Read More