Mastering Your Morning Momentum — Pointless Overthinking

We can’t control countless components of life, but we’d be childish to let the chunks we can change cascade through the cracks. So, where do we start? At the beginning. Mastering Your Morning Momentum — Pointless Overthinking Check out my post about mastering a morning routine which will enable you to thrive for your day, instead…

How to Love the Repetition of Life — Pointless Overthinking

*BEEEEP* your alarm clock abruptly rings at 6:00 am for the fifth time this week, the umpteenth time of your career. Begrudgingly, you maneuver off your mattress to make your coffee, commute to work, and whether it’s a good day or bad day at work, it doesn’t really matter. They’ve all started to fade together…

Capacity: The Key to Creativity

Walking underneath the canopy of orange trees, a tart scent of citrus engulfed me as I ambled through the pomegranate-lined streets. I peered up to see the snow capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada graciously guarding the of gem of Andalucia—Granada. I just finished my first week living in my new home in a new country, and I knew something needed to change.

This Is The Place

The sunset shimmered its last pinkish-orange breath of the hazy evening as my mom announced, “This is the place,” as we descended into the valley of twinkling lights. I was as excited as I was anxious about what lied ahead.

A Product Of My Environment

The deck of cards we’re dealt determine much of the first few years of our lives. Once we begin talking and thinking on our own, we start to form ideas that will subconsciously stay with us for the rest of our lives. One of the most common psychological debates happens to outline these sets of…

The Unattainable Open Mind

Valencia was the final city on my journey to mark the completion of a chapter. Walking through an intersection in Valencia I happened to come across someone I didn’t think I’d see for years. Glancing up to see a tall man with a look of confusion at the building he was standing in front of,…

My Italian Summer

Buongiorno, buonasera, buonanotte, greetings to you in your time zone! I’m in Italy, currently in the mountains of Cortina d’Ampezzo on vacation, although residing mostly in the Forte dei Marmi in the Tuscan region of Italy. As a refresher, I am teaching English as an au pair to an Italian family with two girls aged…