As 2017 comes to a close, I have to take a moment to appreciate the amazing year I’ve had. All the generosity I’ve received, the beautiful people I met, and the wonderful experiences simply can’t go unmentioned. I can’t think back to this year without a smile, as it was a marathon of priceless moments, … Continue reading 12 Amazing Experiences I’m Thankful For in 2017
Happiness is a perspective -- Nothing is worse than having everything you need and want, yet still always yearning for more.
Nothing makes you appreciate your "college days" more than experiencing a full-time job for the first time. Although I do love not having to worry about work after 5pm or pulling all-nighters to finish assignments, I do miss sleeping in and being allowed to skip classes every once in a while. Miraculously getting two … Continue reading The New York routine
If you ask anyone who's ever lived in, visited, or even touched New York, they'll probably all tell you one thing: It's expensive. Upon arrival, I've spent more money than I would for a whole month in Bloomington. Even Goodwill and thrift stores, which are usually my safe haven, are much pricier and stricter. (Another … Continue reading Eating just enough for the city
My arrival to New York has been a whirlwind. I went from awkward uneasiness to falling completely in love with this city. I was greeted with impeccable rudeness from workers in the supposed "customer service" industry upon arrival. The employees in subway stations are the most unhelpful people on the planet, and they will be … Continue reading Culture shock