Solo and Not Sorry: 5 Questions Solo Travelers Hear All The Time

For most people, solo travel is such a foreign concept that they can’t wrap their heads around it. You’ll see it in the way their faces drop to surprise, usually followed by some sort of praise that applauds your bravery or followed by a barrage of questions such as:

How To Get Found

We lose a bit of ourselves every single day. The moment we wake up, we surrender to the daily grind and the various roles we signed up for. We constantly want things, so we devote our time and energy around dreams, goals, responsibilities. Sometimes there also are labels and titles that we chase after. And…

Five lessons from Blog Launch Love’s Blog Clarity Bootcamp

No matter what fear we wish to face — writing or otherwise — we must first recognize its root. In many cases, our fears stem from beliefs not about who we are, but about who we’re not. We’re afraid of overcoming something or pursuing our dreams because we just can’t fathom that we could ever…

Not at Home

I haven’t been home. Physically, I am home. I’m in the house I grew up in, in the town where I went to grade school and high school. I spend hours commuting to a job I’ve had for three years, in an office where I’ve seen peers come and go. But it’s like trying to…

Half Hopes, Near Misses and In Betweens

I wonder how it is possible to miss someone you’ve never even met yet. How I can long for this person’s presence without even knowing how it is to spend a day with him. I wonder about many, many things that involve him, like what makes his eyes crinkle into laughter or how he likes…

Piece by Piece

It’s been too long. The pen feels foreign in my right hand. Pages of unlined paper sit blank before me. I don’t know if I still know how to do this. I’m not sure if I can keep this going and be any better than how I used to be. But I’ve got to try.