I was standing in a dusty classroom, surrounded by children sitting at their wooden desks. We had spent two weeks in these classrooms, seeing children use broken pencils, or using their fingers to draw imaginatively in the air while learning the alphabet because of inadequate supplies. It was here, on the last day in Kenya […]Read more "Two ways of learning, ONE changed my life"
The feeling of knots in my stomach happens daily. I feel nervous, tense, and extremely motivated. I don’t know where I will be in five years, but I know I don’t want to miss any opportunities. Like everyone else I wear many hats. Being the Athletic Representative for my College, gearing up for another varsity […]Read more "The Grind"
Think about this, in the course of two weeks, you travel half way across the world, you spend two weeks using bucket showers, you sleep in a tent with sixteen strangers, you wake up at the crack of dawn every day to do as much work as you can painting classrooms and building shelves, and […]Read more "Digesting Kenya, Finally"
Usually, time just flies by, there isn’t enough time in a day, but it’s one of those nights where it’s 4:00am and time just slowly crawls by. I hate stagnation and I figured writing about it may be more helpful then scrolling aimlessly through social media. It’s nights like this, I wish there was a […]Read more "Sleepless Nights"
I realise I’ve been mistaken, I don’t take adventures, adventures take me. Every trip I’ve taken, I can compare it to being on a roller coaster. I just make the decision to do it. At first I’m really excited and I just line up for the ride. Pursuing new opportunities and just going for it […]Read more "Next Stop: Kenya"
A couple days ago I was scrolling through Instagram, and I instantly felt scared when one of my friends had a post “rest in peace…”. I braced myself and prayed with everything within me it was no one I ever had to contact with. The reason why I say contact with, is because I don’t […]Read more "Death Defines Us"
Recently, a friend from high school reached out to me. She is experiencing one of the most unsettling situations I feel humans go through, Should I do it?. Should I move to a new country? should I sign up for that iron man? should I apply for that program? If you don’t want too its […]Read more "Breaking down Your Barriers"