Welcome, October. It’s been a minute.

About two months ago, I packed my bags, said goodbye to my closest friends, family members and loved ones, and moved by myself across the country. My last month in sunny California was a whirlwind of goodbyes, making it even harder to leave. Everyone has been asking me how it’s been… and let’s get right to it. The awkward adjustment, the season of transition, being in grad school in a …

Showing up, letting go, and embracing courage.

It’s hard to imagine my life will be completely different a month from now. A month from now, I’ll be living in a new place, with a new bed, new neighbors, new schedule, a new mode of transportation; an entirely new way of life. A month from now, it’s a whole new chapter. It’s independence, freedom, opportunity, change of scene, almost 2,750 miles from my comfort zone — everything I’ve …

Why every twenty-something should travel to a new city alone

This month, I took a big venture and accepted the opportunity of a lifetime. With just three weeks to plan, I decided to travel solo to NEW YORK CITY for an affordable, future-related offer I could not resist (more details on that, in an upcoming post). I’ll admit, in the busy weeks leading up to the trip, I was¬†entirely stressed and freaked out. I booked my flights from LA at …