Posts in category

Self Discovery


My friends might laugh when they read this. I’m the ultimate “not cool girl.” I’m great at making awkward situations even more uncomfortable, and I take every decision I ever make way too seriously. Things like leaving the house on time (even though I’m always late) and not sleeping enough stress me out. In college …

I’ve been planning on putting together a short review of the amazing year that was 2014 for the last month. I’d sit at my computer, but I couldn’t force the words out. Now that it’s already 2015 I decided enough is enough; I had to figure out why this review was so hard to write! …

There was an incident one morning: in the middle of filming a small commercial for our global center, an elderly man began screaming what sounded like profanities in Korean (I can’t be too sure). He shook his fist in the air, expanding the curve of his back to appear larger and, presumably, more féroce. We were blocking …

Every week I write a little bit about life in Korea, specifically the good parts. Find more posts about what I absolutely love about Korea here.  Today I have an immense amount of gratitude for the place I’m at in Korea. It hasn’t been easy getting here, as it never is when you move your …

I was recently linked to an article titled The Brain on 23 by Molly Sprayregen on the Huffington Post, and as I was reading I had such a profound reaction that I felt like I needed to form some kind of response. My instinct was to write a quick Facebook comment back, but I didn’t think that …

One of the things no one tells you about moving abroad is that it’s hard. Everyone’s experience is different, but personally I think it’s the type of hard that makes you forget why you picked up and moved in the first place… There’s few people I know who haven’t felt this at least once in …

In 3 weeks I have been: overwhelmed by the Daegu smell on the streets and in my apartment, pushed by an Ajusshi (elderly man) in the subway, angrily yelled at by a store clerk, lost in the heat for over 2 hours, the accidental consumer of chicken hearts, heard unknowingly cursing in the grocery store …