Tag Archives: Generalized Anxiety

Goals for 2021: My Dreams for a New Year

Who else is ready to leave 2020 in the dust forever?! Personally, I know I’m ready to MOVE ON – along with 99.9% of the world!  Has anything changed overnight? No, of course not. But, considering that the United States has started vaccinations, I expect improvements in the coming months.  Weirdly enough, I fondly remember […]

It’s Okay to Feel Angry About COVID-19

strolling on the beach

As an English teacher, I’ve taught Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” at least six times. I actually memorized most scenes in the 1996 film featuring Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder. As a final project, my students selected modern day examples of hysteria and drew comparisons to Miller’s play. As for me, I never thought I’d live […]

13 Ways to be a Happier Person in 2020 (and Beyond)

being a happier person in new hope

Welcome to a brand new decade, fellow adventurers! I know everyone and their mother has high hopes for 2020. How do I know? Just go on Instagram and see all the gorgeous “my life is blessed” photography. Despite the noise, I still wanted to add my voice to the internet crowd. Why not? Furthermore, I […]

My 2020 Goal: Get Over My Fear of Flying

get over my fear of flying

Can I really get over my fear of flying? Really? Yup, crushing my fear of flying is an ambitious feat for 2020. A decade without fear sounds incredible. Absolutely incredible. If I could get over my fear of flying, my life would improve tenfold. However, I’m a realist. Is it truly possible to leave those […]

Forgiveness Sets You Free: Let Go & Love Yourself

smiling because forgiveness is for you

It’s true, ya’ll. Supposedly, forgiveness sets you free: mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Sound good? Of course, it does. However, unfortunately for everyone’s favorite travel blogger, accepting this idea took me a very, very, very long time and an even longer time to implement into my own life. And, actually, I’m still in the process of […]