I work in the private English education industry in South Korea; basically, I write assessments for an after-school English program. Last month, I went on a business trip to observe a campus and see how their staff is doing. While walking around the campus's small library full of books like The Magic Tree House and … Continue reading The Millennial Fear of Dreams
I feel like crying today. I went to bed late, woke up late, and almost cried as I ran late to work. Not because I was late, but because I was going to work. I don’t feel like that every day, but I do more and more lately. I really enjoy what I do while … Continue reading I’m Depressed and That’s Okay
The old proverb says ‘home is where the heart is,’ but what if your heart is in more places than one? I spent the second half of January in the first place I ever called home. I hadn’t been there in almost a year and a half, marking my last stint away from that home … Continue reading Thoughts on Being Home
I'm about to fly home tomorrow, land, get on another plane, and go see my best friend from high school get married. I'm 23 and have only had one relationship thus far. That's okay, I'm not sensitive about it, but it does still strike me as a little odd to be in this position. I'm … Continue reading Before My Best Friend’s Wedding
It all started with the ousting of Harvey Weinstein, but some remarkable women made sure that wouldn't be the end. Since October, when more than 80 women came forward accusing Weinstein of sexual assault, a remarkably disgusting number of public figures have also been outed for sexual harassment and assault, the overwhelming majority of them … Continue reading The Golden Globes & Time’s Up: How Hollywood is Finally Taking on Intersectional Feminism & What That Means for Us
As 2018 is now upon us, I'm sure many of you out there are excited to follow through with your new resolutions (I know I am). You've written them down, set up your new planner, and are currently working on eradicating all the negativity of the last few years from your life by whatever means … Continue reading 8 Self-Care Tips for a Better 2018
Hello citizens of the world, welcome to a new year. I don't know about you, but for me, this entirely symbolic passing of time makes me feel fresh and new every year, and this year is no exception. 2018 could not have come at a more opportune time for me - let's rewind a few … Continue reading Here’s to a Bold 2018
That house that is no longer my home fills me with longing each time I go but I know: home is where the heart is. The school's not the same but neither am I; everything changes with the passing of time. That city never changed 'til I left it behind.
"How come Ken gets to date all of us but we all have to date him?" The girls were sitting around in the living room, Ken upstairs asleep at 4pm. Typical. They had been in the living room for about thirty minutes now, just chatting about the usual: outfit changes, unexpected nudity, and, their favorite … Continue reading Dollhouse
If I try to work hard, I burn out quickly. If I don't work hard, I'll only fail. If I I try to work hard, I always fall short. If I don't work hard, I'll only fail. I'm so exhausted.