And Just Like that a Month is Gone: Concept of Time and my Time Studying Abroad

On Monday I will have officially been in Germany for a month. It is crazy to me how fast time runs and it’s something I have realized I have to embrace. Moment’s like these in life flash by in a blink of an eye (heck, life just does overall), and I have to take in every moment I can because soon it will all be away from me (which god forbid, I can’t talk about right now because emotional me will just start crying).

Time is a weird concept that as you get older you learn, or at least try to learn, to understand. I will always remember people telling me growing up at certain monumental moments to “enjoy this time, because soon before you know it, it will all be over”, and I never quiet grasped what they meant or how they meant it until now.

I mean, how does one embrace time?   Continue reading

Smile, it makes the world go round

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“Smiling is the best way to face every problem, to crush every fear and to hide every pain” -Will Smith

The power of smiling is truly amazing. In high school health class we learned that smiling helps relieve stress and helps boost your immune system, and has many more positive effects than we think of. It’s something that has pushed me to strive to live in a world full of not only smiles but laughter. Continue reading