Hi, I’m Sarah.
It’s been so long that you might have forgotten me, so I figured I should introduce myself again just to be safe.
August and September were busy months, but I don’t feel like you’ve missed a lot.
I’ve just been working, doing some travel, attending a wedding and… oh yeah!
BUYING MY FIRST HOUSE.
Continue reading “Thoughts On Living Authentically and Writing Your Own Rules”
In the pursuit of happiness, there’s a lot of research that supports buying experiences over things. I’m by no means saying that some new curtains in the apartment or that perfect carry-on bag won’t make you happy. However, scientists suggest that the happiness these purchases bring will fade quicker than the purchase of that ticket to Cuba that you’ve been considering. Continue reading “Why You Should Choose Experiences Over Things”
…because we live in a scary world. A world where lack of understanding between groups of people who are “different” is leading to mindless killing. Women, children, people. Dying in boats, on planes, in airports, in cafes, in clubs, and crossing the street. Destroying their own country and others; killing each other over their differences. Continue reading “Why I Travel (and You Should Too)”
Just a few short months ago, I worked on a team that stayed so busy it was difficult to get even a day of vacation time approved. As an incurable world traveler, I felt a bit like I was being suffocated: I didn’t see a light at the end of the busy season that would result in me or anyone on my team being able to get a consecutive week of vacation days, and my brand new passport’s complete lack of stamps was keeping me awake at night.
When the time came to prepare to start my new job in Nashville, I knew that I would need to work for several months there prior to taking any big trips abroad (to learn the new position and also not be that girl who pawns her work off on teammates and jets off to Europe before anyone even knows her name).
So I did what any sane globetrotter in my position would do: I put in 2 weeks notice at work and planned my start date at the new job for 3 and a half weeks out.
Continue reading “Planning a trip to Europe on a week’s notice”
I recently had one of those Facebook memory posts pop up on my news feed, and it was a picture of my 2 roommates from freshman year. And at the top it said it was posted 7 years ago.
7 YEARS? SINCE FRESHMAN YEAR OF COLLEGE? SERIOUSLY? Continue reading “On not growing out of my wanderlust”