Why You Should Stop Saying “Yes” to Everything

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whew. This one has been such a hard lesson, and I’m amazed that I’m able to write about it now. I recently was in a job where we were encouraged to say “yes” to everything. Granted, being in the Peace Corps is about community integration, and a lot of that means putting yourself out there …

5 Things I Wish I Knew as a First Generation College Student

Reading Time: 5 minutes College. It was always in the plan. Most Americans dream about graduating from high school with an acceptance letter to their first-choice school, and spending the next four years having the time of their lives. Others come from a background where college isn’t a possibility, or they and their families do the leg work to …

My Spring Break in Haiti and Why You Should Visit

Reading Time: 7 minutes As a college student that loved to travel, I went on a spring break trip to Haiti with my university. I have mixed feelings about the experience and about spring break outreach trips in general. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase any of the products from the links below, I receive a …