It’s an unusually cold afternoon. The sky cannot stop pouring its soul onto the earth. There’s such a calm, a silence that’s almost deafening. Normally, this kind of silence would be a foreboding of some kind; at least where I come from, that’s how I would interpret it. But this particular day, the silence cheered … More 051: Blindsided
What do you do when you find yourself drowning? Do you let go or do you fight? … More 051: HOPE
There’s nothing as refreshing as an evening walk on a Sunday. It fills my spirit with so much joy and mentally prepares me for a new week. After I moved to France, I started taking walks as a way to unwind and to find some sort of an escape because the first months were quite … More 050: Sunday evening walk while social distancing
During the confinement period, I decided to find different ways of entertaining myself while learning at the same time. I got tired of reading fictional books and watching Netflix over and over and to avoid sinking into boredom, I started my podcast exploration. I was intrigued by the fact that seemingly a huge number of … More 049: Life changing podcasts that I am loving right now
The past month and more so the past two weeks have been some sort of a roller coaster. The pandemic that we are all facing puts us all in a precarious state which hopefully will come to an end soon. However, being a masters student during this period has been one of the most challenging … More 046: Group projects in school: are they worth it?
Days seem longer, nights seem shorter and dates get lost in their calendars. This is a seemingly accurate description of what self-confinement feels like. It gets boring after a while and if you’re watching the news, you might find yourself sinking into some kind of depression because there’s barely anything to lift up our spirits. … More 043: Being productive during confinement
The realization that things are not going on habitually is uncomfortable. Two days ago I went to the grocery store, just as I always do and I was taken aback, first, by the unusual high number of customers, (since it was on a Sunday), and second, by the number of empty shelves – which is … More 042: We are at war!
Living abroad has always been my dream ever since I was a young girl. I was enticed by the idea of experiencing a new culture and learning a different language. As I grew up, I realized that I wasn’t the only one with this dream. The constant reason that people gave for wanting to live … More 035: THE TRUTH ABOUT LIVING ABROAD!
Happy New Decade! How amazing is it to be alive and experiencing life in a new decade! I’m still trying to wrap my head around being in 2020 because I can’t believe that 2019 is already gone. I’m still in shock and adjusting even though time is not waiting for me. January is already halfway … More 034: #GROW
There’s something absolutely refreshing about waking up each day and realizing that you are living your dream. There’s something absolutely inspiring about knowing that all the efforts that you put have borne fruit. There’s something absolutely uplifting about knowing that the Lord blesses His children when we put all our trust in Him. There’s something … More 033: TAKING STOCK – 2019