Ecuador Series 2 out of 4

Wow! I definitely imagined having more than enough time to blog about all my adventures, however that has not been the case. In fact, my schedule has been pure chaos, and while the trips are full of fun facts and tons of memories, the classes that accompany the fun have lived up to the “entire semester in two weeks intensive class” criteria. Despite the stress, these classes have been so eye-opening and have brought about a wealth of information I will carry around with me for a lifetime! Now to backtrack…

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Social Media Experiment – SOCIAL MEDIA ISN’T EVERYTHING

HI GUYS! So two weeks ago I decided I wanted to take a little social media break and observe how I felt throughout that time. I wanted to remind myself that social media is not the most important thing in my life and I wanted to take that chance to not only build friendships/relationships, but create them as well! Well here I am, two weeks later in good spirits, knowing that my social media break was most definitely needed. As I reflect, I wanted all of you to be aware of the benefits of taking a step back and recognizing the negative impact that social media has on our lives and our well-being. Continue reading

Getting Back Into the Swing of Things

Mid-August always seems to be the start of the most time-consuming yet enjoyable time of the year. It’s that time of year where new beginnings are within our grasp and we are given the chance (as college students) to build a home away from home. We pack up our lives and are given the chance to start again in a sense. This year I have had the privilege of starting my junior year of college at Indiana University and lemme tell ya..it has been the most exhilarating, exhausting, fulfilling experience. Continue reading