3 Vital Self-Love Lessons That Helped Me Survive Quarantine

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While Netflix might be making a few extra million dollars this month, not everyone has had such positive experiences during the pandemic. Facing separation from loved ones is no easy task, and being alone with your demons for over a month is purgatory for some. Rather than let the negative corners of my mind wreck […]

Dealing With Quarantine Guilt

I consider myself to be one of the luckiest people in the world, trapped on an island without Coronavirus, but there are still days when I long for home or a hug from a loved one. Sometimes the blue skies feel a little emptier knowing your family and friends are on another continent. You can’t […]

My Coronavirus Easter in Thailand

Just a quick hello on this lovely Corona Easter! It’s always hard to be away from home during a holiday. Two years ago I spent Thanksgiving in Bristol, and last year I was in India! Yet, during a global pandemic, in isolation on the other side of the world, I feel extra far away from […]

TRAPPED ON AN ISLAND IN THAILAND – WITHOUT CORONAVIRUS

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Being inside so much lately, I’ve had a lot of time to make some long overdue phone calls. There’s been one common reoccurring question: What is life like over in Thailand, living on your little island, during all of this chaos? The answer: surprisingly peaceful.

My Sneaky Quarantine Sunsets

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At six o’clock in the evening, I realized that I had not spoken out loud the entire day. My voice didn’t make an appearance until I had to start teaching English that night.  How strange, to not speak all day. That would be so hard to do on any normal given day, but now it […]

My Island Lock Down in Thailand

Part of what lured me to Koh Tao in the first place was the fact that it’s a small island that seems to exist in an undisturbed parallel to the outside world. As the island lock down begins, these same qualities could come back to either haunt me or save me. Starting April 1, and […]

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