When people ask me why I moved abroad right after college, I’d always tell them that my biggest fear was waking up at 80 years old realizing that my life was almost over and I had never really done anything I wanted to do.
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The Freedom Life: November + December 2020
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. What I Was Up to in November and December So… it’s been a little while. Yes, I’m publishing this mid-way through January, and yes, I’m combining November and December, because these last 2.5 months have been CRAZY. From getting extremely sick to the point […]
The Relentless Pursuit of Happiness: Confessions of a Happiness Chaser
Over the last few years, I’ve learned something big about myself: I’m a Happiness Chaser. I want what I want, and I want it right now, almost to the point that I pine for the future because the future is a mystical and magical place where I’ll finally have everything I want so I can […]
What the Heck is the Enneagram and Why Am I So Obsessed With It?
I think I’ve mentioned (approximately five or six times) that I’m kind of obsessed with the Enneagram, and I’ve had a few questions about what exactly this is, and why I talk about it so much. So since I’m now writing weekly blog posts about things I’m passionate about, let me introduce you to my biggest non-travel obsession: The Enneagram! In this post, I’m going to (not so) briefly explain what exactly the Enneagram is, why I’m so obsessed with it, and how I’ve been using it for personal growth!
Finding My Passion Again: Blogger Burnout in 2020
So… you’ve probably noticed I haven’t been writing a lot of blog posts this year. While I used to diligently crank out monthly recaps and helpful travel and teach abroad content, along with the occasional hilarious or adventurous story, I just really haven’t been feeling the passion lately. And… by lately I mean for this entire year.
Fun Fact: I’m a Huge Nerd
Most of you know that I love to travel, I lived in China for quite a while, and I’m location-independent right now. You may also know that I love cats and spicy food. But did you also know I’m a huge nerd? Today I decided to hop off the travel/ expat life train and talk […]
10 Tips to Help You Work From Home
Working from home can be a HUGE adjustment, especially if you don’t have a dedicated workspace, or you have other people at home who aren’t working. Well, I’ve been working from home for over two and a half years now and to be honest, it took me quite a while to figure out how to really make it work for me. But thankfully after a few years, I’ve finally figured things out and I can’t wait to share them with all of you to make this time a bit easier!
A Decade in Review: My 10 Biggest Moments in the 2010’s
Your twenties are always a time of immense change, and for me, I wanted to start 2020 by thinking back on the most pivotal moments of the last decade! In the last ten years, I went from a teenager just graduating high school to a married woman with her own business. I took risks, moved […]
How I Saved $40,000 in 2 Years Working in China
So many people ask how I was able to quit my job in China and travel the world working online. Was I a super profitable travel blogger before I left China? Do I have some sort of massive inheritance? Am I living off pad thai and counting every penny? Or am I just some big […]
Why I Never Fell in Love with Life in Tanzania
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. I’ve only been in Tanzania for three months and I’m already counting down the days until our flight out of here. Seriously, we have a countdown on our wall like kids count down the days until summer vacation. Am I a bad expat? Am I […]