Have you ever used the term, “Treat Yo Self”, as justification for making a purchase or opting out of something? If so, in all honesty, how often do you use this excuse?
When it comes to making life choices, big or small, the “Treat Yo Self” alternative has become more prevalent in decision-making than it was meant for. And it needs to come to a halt – for your sake and your bank account’s sake.
Continue reading “Annie’s Take Away Tuesday – Time to relax with the “Treat Yo Self” lifestyle”
What do you do when a stranger is not familiar with or understanding of social context cues? My patience has worn thin with men who ignore the cues and cross the line.
Continue reading “The wandering eye needs to stop.”
As I surpass the halfway point of my trip, I decided to write a reflection piece on Forever En Route. In this piece, I highlight a few of the challenges I’ve faced, insight on other solo female travelers I’ve met, and a handful of life takeaways I’ve learned through traveling.
Continue reading “Reflection Time”
During my overnight trip to Seville last week and I found myself in an unfavorable predicament. Continue reading “Annie’s Take Away Tuesday – Sometimes, it’s okay to say no”
You realize a lot about yourself when traveling solo. How you act in certain situations or react to challenges provides incredible insight to your true self. One insight I gained this past week about myself is that I’m hesitant to ask questions.
Continue reading “Annie’s Take Away Tuesday – Just. Ask.”
“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” —Madeleine Albright
Continue reading “Happy International Women’s Day!”
Last Saturday concluded my first volunteer experience with Workaway. The previous three weeks spent in Stege, Denmark flew by quicker than I had anticipated. Leading up to my final days, I was extremely antsy to move on to the next chapter of my trip. However, during one of our group meditation sessions, I realized how precious the rest of my time here was and wanted to spend my last days reflecting on my experience. Continue reading “That’s a wrap!”