Moments.

I have struggled to write for these past few months because there has only been one story I have wanted to tell but I haven’t been able to figure out quite how to share it. I’ve worried that, if I tell it wrong, I’ll sound crazy or incompetent. Or people will look at me differently. … Continue reading Moments.

Flow.

Social scientists define “flow” as the "mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity." Flow is what makes writers write, artists create, and to-do listers draw more and more of those delicious horizontal … Continue reading Flow.

ProFellow Interview- “Teaching Abroad: Insights From Fulbright ETA Fellow Kate Poisson”

ProFellow Interview- "Teaching Abroad: Insights From Fulbright ETA Fellow Kate Poisson"ProFellow.com is a great resource for anyone interested in finding a fellowship.  The site is packed with opportunities, tips, information, and personal stories about different types of fellowships and their application processes.  ProFellow recently reached out to me about my Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and … Continue reading ProFellow Interview- “Teaching Abroad: Insights From Fulbright ETA Fellow Kate Poisson”

Settling in and Climbing Mountains: Life in Podgorica and hiking in Durmitor National Park

Things are starting to pick up for me in Montenegro. I have classes to teach, appointments to attend, a workout schedule to (sometimes) stick to, and a social life to build.  In short, living in Podgorica is beginning to feel more like “real” life rather than an exotic break from my reality back in Michigan.  … Continue reading Settling in and Climbing Mountains: Life in Podgorica and hiking in Durmitor National Park