My Dream Valentine’s Day Vacation Destinations [That Aren’t Paris]

Once again, I’m spending this Valentine’s Day here in New England as a single woman. And that’s fine by me!! Though I do love to travel and I have dreamt about where I would want to go with the future love of my life. Before I get into those dreams, let me tell you what I’m … More My Dream Valentine’s Day Vacation Destinations [That Aren’t Paris]

5 Must-Have Beauty Products in the Peace Corps

I knew before coming to Timor that this was a country without recycling programs or even national waste management programs. That said, I wanted to bring with me as little packaged health and beauty products as possible. These are the best things I brought with me! Shampoo Bars If you are already friends with me, … More 5 Must-Have Beauty Products in the Peace Corps

Mindful Advice for Making Local To Global Impact

Written by Lauren Greetings from the smallest state in America, ‘lil Rhode Island! I have reassessed what my values are during this transitional period of my life, post-undergrad career, and have just begun some ventures.  At the University of Rhode Island, their motto was always the ironic, “Think big, we do!”. Now, living in the … More Mindful Advice for Making Local To Global Impact

Traveling is great, but is establishing a homebase more important?

Over the past four and a half years, I have uprooted and rerooted so many times that I’ve lost track. I’ve lived in many homes, slept on friends’ floors, jumped from hostel to hostel while abroad, lived in my car… and I’ve had a great time. I’ve learned about what belongings mean the most to … More Traveling is great, but is establishing a homebase more important?

Five Faves of 2018

As we know, 2018 had its ups and downs. Tr*mp was still president, men still hollered at women on the streets, internet trolls still all-caps’ed rape victims for daring to speak against injustice. But, there were MANY things that really went well for the underdogs this year. Feminism, particularly intersectional feminism, and representation really made … More Five Faves of 2018