Getting Over Feeling Overwhelmed

It’s no surprise when people tell me they’ve fallen into a funk as of lately, and I have to admit that I am in the same boat.  Life has been moving at light speed since last fall and I have been doing my best to just stay afloat.  I’m starting to feel like my personality just isn’t conducive to not feeling overwhelmed, like maybe my joys and sorrows get the best of me and can be inspiring as well as debilitating. As I made my way into March and planned for the 1-year anniversary of this blog, I was faced with incredible pride but also a sense of overwhelming pressure.  I spent a year with so many amazing experiences and documented so many things.  This blog was not just a way to have these memories shared with other, or even a chance for me to internally process my thoughts… it […]

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When You Don’t Know if You Are Sinking or Swimming Anymore

It’s 7:45 am right now and I still haven’t slept.  Even though I feel like I’ve ran around town all day with a doctor appointment, a hair appointment, picking up medicine for Evie, and running lots of last minute errands today, I still have only met 50% of my Fitbit goal.  Even though I’ve spent the last 10 hours working on my laptop in the same seat of the sofa, I feel like I haven’t even made a dent in the work still yet to do.  Even though I have prepared some things for my parent’s arrival today, I will still need to clean the apartment top to bottom today. By the time you are reading this, I will be in Scandinavia enjoying some vacation time.  At this point, the craziness before the vacation, it’s hard to know if I am coming of going.  In actuality, I will probably be […]

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Realistically Achieving Balance in Life and Travel with a Child

Recently, I was luckily able to be published by an online travel magazine called, Days to Come.  I am truly flattered and appreciative of this opportunity to get my writing out in the world.  It’s always scary to put something out there for others to review, especially when it comes to personal feelings with experiences, so this was definitely a test to overcoming my own fears. http://www.tourradar.com/days-to-come/achieving-balance-in-life-and-travel-with-a-child/ Life is full of surprises. At one point, I considered myself only a student and then in the blink of an eye, I became an adult. Adult life is filled with responsibilities to juggle while still finding time to do what you love. I don’t claim to be the best at this adult-business; in fact, I’ve lived most my life being somewhat of a free spirit. I have to try hard everyday to balance my own life and work, and it’s never an […]

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