Running Was My Escape but Now I May Need to Escape from Running

I didn't always like running. In fact, I hated running and disliked my gym teachers for forcing me to do things I believed I was bad at and ashamed to do in public. Kind of dramatic, I know, but coming in last week after week did not do wonders for my self-esteem. So when I …

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Catch Flights, Not Feelings: The Humors of Traveling Solo

Solo travel is amazing and frightening all at the same time. It gives you a chance to reflect and think while taking in some sights and enjoying delicious food. I’m an introvert, so going off on my own has never been a foreign concept for me. Even when I’m home, I often enjoy just sitting …

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Why I’m No Longer Trying to Maintain Balance

Out of the 170,000 odd words in the English language, balance is one that I hear quite often. Whether it's discovering the not-so-secret secret to work-life balance, balancing academics with having a social life and actually sleeping in college, or balancing friendships with romantic relationships, it seems that balance is always meant to be achieved …

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