The Lie Happiness Told Me

In our society, American society, we are unhappy, but not because happiness is impossible. Rather we are unhappy because happiness doesn't matter. It is not the goal. Far from it. As children, adults ask us what we want to be only to pat us on the head when we say fireman, astronaut, actor, president.  Their …

The Cost of International Living

This is not a rant about how to budget as an expat. Nor is it about income in another country. In fact, it has nothing to do with money at all. WARNING: Sappy content to follow. To get right to the point, the cost of living abroad is distance. Separation. The thoughts of never seeing …

A Brief Recap

The funny thing about procrastination, is that once you've started it's really easy to continue. After putting something off for so long it just seems easier to drop it all together. Therefore, beginning again is more difficult than starting the first time. Having said that, I'm going to overload your brain for a moment with …