The 1-in-4 Reality

My experience with mental illness.



I have been finding the last month difficult to put into words. Lists make sense right now, keeping tabs on the whirlwind that has led me back out to California. Once I’m able to… Continue reading

Fluid Success

Examining what it means to be successful.

The Year of Ascension

as·cend /əˈsend/ verb 1. go up or climb 2. to rise through the air Language is a marvelous thing. We can fill a few letters with the breadth of the world and convey… Continue reading

2016 Year in Review

Reflecting on 2016 accomplishments and 2017 aspirations.

A Novel Reflection: You Are A Badass

Book review for non-fiction “You Are A Badass.”

Tips for new TEFL/TESOL Teachers

Advice for finding TEFL/TESOL/TESL jobs, teaching, and living abroad.

Drawing through December

One of my goals this month was to get back to the positive drawing habits I developed over the course of Inktober. Since November was almost solely dedicated to writing, I wanted to catch up… Continue reading

Going Dark for December – A Social Media Hiatus

Withdrawal symptoms set in not even 24 hours later. The urge to pull up Instagram on my phone during commercials. The habitual Facebook visitation between completing online tasks and deadlines. My transition periods are… Continue reading

52,000 Words and Counting

52,000 words and counting. 16 working chapters. The novel continues to be an exploratory journey, each chapter bringing new connections I wouldn’t have thought of before now. I’ve written about 30-45% more new content… Continue reading