I spent the last week in orientation at the Harvard Kennedy School. While much of time was spent meeting my new classmates, talking about how to register for class, health services, facilities and libraries, we also had the chance to listen and engage in some interesting discussions. One point that really stuck with me from…… Continue reading Is Impact More Important Than Intent?
There isn’t an exact moment that I can remember that he switched from being my “boyfriend” to the “love of my life.” For as long as I can remember, he has always been the love of my life. I never considered that we would ever breakup, because we always treated each other like we were…… Continue reading When You Are a Family of Two
The more I travel, and the more I age, I am more inspired by nature than by human-made cities, churches or monuments. I find myself craving to be outside breathing in fresh air, laying in grass or sunbathing by the seaside. I am constantly surprised by the beauty of the world! After spending 2 weeks…… Continue reading London: Stopping to Smell the Roses
I remember back in September 2014 when my sister was trying to help me come up with a blog name, and she told me that it should be something short and relevant. First, I had come up with some silly names with animal titles since I was headed to Africa, and then I thought that…… Continue reading You Are Writing Your Own Story
I’ve never considered myself to have many friends. Just about every place I have lived, I have had just about 2-3 close friends. Friends who I would just come over and hangout on my couch. Friends who I shared values with. Friends who I felt a mutual love and appreciation for, and them for me. I think…… Continue reading How to Think About Friendship
We are 9 Billion people. I am one. You are two. My family is a few. My loved ones are a crew…. Sure, I could continue to share my thoughts, but I want to know what YOU think about life! So here it goes. I am starting a new series called “People with Purpose”. I have started by asking a…… Continue reading New Series: People with Purpose
That’s it. Like the blink of an eye, like it never happened, I was no longer in Brazil. Sitting on my parent’s couch in Columbia, South Carolina, I couldn’t help feel that time moves by faster than we can truly understand it. I leave for New York City next week, where I will start by finding…… Continue reading Now What?