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Tips for Working Remotely + Rocking It

As of 2019, I am an official freelancer. While it can be intimidating, I’m ready for the challenge. As a freelance consultant, writer, and model, my work crosses a variety of industries and work types.

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How Moving Abroad Will Change Your Way of Thinking

For most of us, moving abroad was a lifelong dream. It was something we always thought about as being a normal part of life. Whether it was for the travel, the language, the culture, or

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The Best Cafes in Cuenca, Ecuador

When I got to Cuenca, one of the first things I sought was a coffee shop. Of course, I was looking to satisfy my love (a.k.a. need, obsession) for coffee, but really I was looking

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Another year wiser?

If this year taught me anything, it is that change is possible. It ain't always easy, but indeed it is possible. I learned that you can take a leap of faith and sometimes things will

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Thinking thoughts, An American in Ecuador

I have now been in Ecuador for over 6 months. I successfully applied for the Professional Visa, attained my residency, and received my cedula, the Ecuadorian identification card. It was a big decision and took

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An Update in Life

Time surely does fly. It is hard to believe that I have been living here in Cuenca for 5 months. In some ways I feel like I have been here for forever, in other aspects

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Moving Upward: The Bond of Friendship on the Acatenango Volcano

I truly believe that humans are beautiful creatures. Despite all of the madness in the world, I believe that humans are inherently good. The people that have walked in (and sometimes out) of my life

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Working Remotely Abroad: From DC to Ecuador to Guatemala

For those of you who know me (or have read me), you know that when I moved to Ecuador I had no plans yet for work. This caused me much anxiety some days, and other

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Learning to Be Selfish: A Crash Course in Self-Care

Pressure to be successful. Pressure to excel. Pressure to be generous, to give your time, to pay your rent. Pressure to have experiences that will make you grow. Pressure to be busy. Pressure to share

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Moving Abroad – Taking a Leap & Embracing the Unknown

I spent the summer of 2015 in Cuenca, Ecuador working at a shelter for victims of domestic violence and taking Spanish classes. Little did I know that my first week in Ecuador would rattle everything

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