Day 3: Boredom + Anxiety = Stress Eating

This will be a short post on account of me stuffing my face and not having enough time to write. I dig me some snacks and despite people hoarding food and emptying shelves, I’m still able to find all my favorite things. I’m a sucker for chips and salty snacks, not a big fan ofContinue reading “Day 3: Boredom + Anxiety = Stress Eating”

Day 2: Prepare for Change

We are moving to online classes!! I’m a little nervous but mostly excited. I anticipate there will be glitches and other issues, but for the most part, I think things will be just fine. We’ll be using an app called Zoom and we’ve had lots of practice so far. And this is a good opportunityContinue reading “Day 2: Prepare for Change”

Day 1: The Day the Bars Closed

Initially, I blew things off because I’m not an alarmist. Like most scares this will surely fizzle out after a week or two, right? Sometimes it’s hard to tell if an issue like Covid-19 is going to get worse or better. I watched the news and kept updated, but I wasn’t terribly worried. And thenContinue reading “Day 1: The Day the Bars Closed”

How to be a Minimalist in 3 Easy Steps

“Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.” – Douglas Horton  Are you ready to embrace minimalism? There’s no better time seeing as how we’re all being cooped up indoors amidst this fear of the Corona Virus.  Minimalism has enormous benefits, and for me, the primary goal is to live the greenest lifeContinue reading “How to be a Minimalist in 3 Easy Steps”

Day 52: Reminiscing about My Travels to Europe: Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria

I love Europe! I must return. The trip was a blur. Riding the train was a blast. And experiencing a culture that is both new and familiar was wistful. Here are some of the highlights from my trip to Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria which I took back in the summer of 2016. The NaturalContinue reading “Day 52: Reminiscing about My Travels to Europe: Germany, Czech Republic, and Austria”

Visit the Maldives While you Still Can!

The Republic of Maldives is a country comprised of 26 atolls in the Arabian Sea. It is a popular tourist destination for those seeking a romantic getaway. I had the great privilege of visiting this wonderful country in the spring of 2016. However, with the threat of global warming only increasing, the opportunity to visitContinue reading “Visit the Maldives While you Still Can!”

Adventuring in Jordan

Of all the Middle Eastern countries I’ve been to, I think Jordan is my favorite. I could give you 100 reasons why, from the red desert to the beauty of Petra to the food or the wonderful, friendly people going about their daily lives. There’s something special about Jordan. Here are some of the highlightsContinue reading “Adventuring in Jordan”

Cruise #2: Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand

I’m personally not a big fan of cruises, but one of the perks is the ability to visit multiple countries for one price. My second cruise was a trip to Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.  Here are some of the highlights from that trip.     The trip started out in Singapore where we saw someContinue reading “Cruise #2: Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand”

Help from a Stranger: A Day in Kuwait

In 2016, I went on an incredible trip for my 30th birthday, and I learned a valuable lesson about trusting people.  My trip started out from Qatar to Oman and from Oman I made one stop off in Kuwait before going to Egypt.  Many people asked me why I bothered to go to Kuwait andContinue reading “Help from a Stranger: A Day in Kuwait”