The Millennial Fear of Dreams

three faces, one happy, one neutral, and one sad, with boxes next to them to mark

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

“Yes I Can”

So I’ve moved countries…again. If you’re new here, I grew up in the sunny state of California, but at 18 I left home for Vancouver, Canada, where I went to university. I spent my third year abroad in Oslo, Norway, and that’s when I really spent time on this blog. I went back to Vancouver … Continue reading “Yes I Can”

Privilege Privilege: a right or benefit that is given to some people and not to others; the advantage that wealthy and powerful people have over other people in a society. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Privilege is arbitrary. We do not choose to be born as we are, yet some of us struggle within society for those … Continue reading Privilege

Effort Makes You

Mondays are for fresh beginnings. Mondays are for starting over. Mondays are for getting over that stupid post-school slump of watching reality shows in bed all day (when you aren't working), your diet and exercise habits so messed up from finals that you can't remember the last time you ate a vegetable. Mondays - today … Continue reading Effort Makes You

The One Where I Feel Like Chatting

Most Mondays I post some bit of advice or motivation, but it can get quite preachy, and I'm not feeling particularly preachy today. There's only so many things I can give advice about while I'm still working hard on my own goals. So let's have a chat.  I feel good. I struggled a bit last … Continue reading The One Where I Feel Like Chatting

Give Yourself Your Best Chance

You're probably feeling the mid-term strain, the midterms and essays piling up and your face breaking out from stress. Don't worry, you're not alone, we are all incredibly stressed because this is the last stretch of the year before finals and there's a lot going on. We've abandoned our diets and exercise regimes, we're spending … Continue reading Give Yourself Your Best Chance

The One Where I’m Feeling 22

Yes, I am embracing the Taylor Swift jokes. Honestly, I like "22," I think it's going to be my anthem for the next year of my life. Today is the second day of my life as a 22 year-old, and it started with sleeping in until 11:30 because I was super exhausted on my first … Continue reading The One Where I’m Feeling 22