I’ve done it! For the past five weeks I’ve exercised for five days a week! I’ve also been making healthier food choices and controlling portions. And you know what else? I’m discouraged. Impatience. It gets me every time. All the work and effort I’ve put in over the past monthContinue Reading

While living in South Korea, I had the pleasure of learning more about Korean culture and holidays. One of my favorite holidays was Seollal (설날), the Korean Lunar New Year. The Holiday Seollal is one of the biggest Korean holidays of the year and is celebrated on the first dayContinue Reading

I just found out about the most amazing FREE professional quality art program. Yes, I said it. FREE! I know many people swear by Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, but why pay all that money when you can get an amazing alternative for free? It’s called Krita and you can findContinue Reading

Cleaning and organizing – I hate it. Obviously, I like to live in clean, somewhat neat spaces, but I hate the process of it all. My mom’s place holds many boxes from my childhood and college years. As an artist, I have the added clutter of finished and unfinished paintings,Continue Reading

Being Okay With Singleness Sometimes it’s easy to feel left out when you’re not in a relationship. There are even some days when it seems like everywhere you look there are smiling couples strolling down the street, hand in hand, without a care in the world, right? They’ve even gotContinue Reading

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Do you know what really bothers me? Unresolvedity. I made up that word. You’re welcome. If made up words bother you, my apologies. I really just mean unresolved conflict. Continuing on, I hate when things aren’t resolved – especially when it comes to conflicts. Agreeing to disagree ties me allContinue Reading

Homesickness is an awful beast that attacks right as you begin to settle into a new style of life. It affects anyone who has ever been separated from familiar people, places, and routines. Homesickness will probably hit you at some point, whether you’re travelling short term, or living abroad. TheContinue Reading

Beginning Again Why is the journey to wellness so hard at the beginning? Ooohhh man if I could just push a button and reset to a healthy weight, emotional state, and confidence level, I would be so happy! That’s unrealistic but seriously, who wouldn’t want that magical button? I’ve been overweightContinue Reading

I miss me. Or rather, I miss the ‘me’ that I used to be – the ambitious, adventurous, giggly go-getter that made me brave enough to travel and live abroad. I still smile. I still love to travel. Each day I choose to get out of bed shows me thatContinue Reading