I've tried to write this post 3 times. Here we go. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to not be anxious, no matter how many preventive tools you employ, anxiety still wins. Sometimes things are just too big too soon. Sometimes you have to perform solo in front of people on a stage and... Continue Reading →
Sister to the sun lit paths, And the golden changing leaves. Wrapped in the fresh air, My soul in the sky with with the sparrows. Oh to dream of mountains, And of stretching my aching legs, And of the lakes reflecting sunsets. So do what you will with this, My song for the lonely road.
I can look out my window and see at least one tree already turning colors. I leave class in the late afternoon sun is already hanging lower in the sky. I can't wait for the days to be cool and crisp. Sleeping with an extra blanket. Waking up to the sun rising and a steaming cup... Continue Reading →
9 - 10 - 17 9 - 11 - 17 9 - 12 - 17 9 - 13 - 17 9 - 14 - 17 A couple reminders: You are braver than you think! You have plenty of time to figure everything out. You are not weak for asking for help. If it costs you... Continue Reading →
These are my mirror messages. They are just reminders and mini pep-talks and notes to self. They remind me to check in with myself. Looking in a mirror used to be such a physically focused thing for me. Now, I am constantly reminded that my mental health is just as important as physical health. They... Continue Reading →
Even though I've been back for more than a month, I'm still feeling so inspired by this place and the people I met there. This world is wide and diverse and beautiful, and I am blessed to experience a small slice of that.
Hello! I am extremely sorry about the two month break. Yes, I am still alive. I definitely took the summer off, mostly unintentionally. I did quite a bit of travel (more on that in future), quite a bit of work, quite a bit of relaxing, quite a bit of dealing with mental health. I had the... Continue Reading →
White Rock, BC, CA It was a rainy, cold day in this adorable coastal town. I fell completely in love. Vancouver, BC, CA Rainy and cold, but I did not fall in love. Really cool city, but far too much traffic for me.
The Seattle Japanese Garden The Japanese Garden is an extremely beautiful and peaceful place. I feel like it's a little overlooked. It's not in the City Centre, and it's definitely not an extremely touristy place (part of the appeal!) In it's late spring/early summer stages, everything is incredibly green and many of the trees and... Continue Reading →