When Tragedy Strikes… Fighting Stress Abroad: Gratitude, Friendship, & Art

I recently received a phone call and learned that a loved one had passed away. This is a breakdown of the steps I have taken to fight stress and sorrow while I am separated from my support group half way around the world.  Continue reading “When Tragedy Strikes… Fighting Stress Abroad: Gratitude, Friendship, & Art”

Festival of Lights

1044759_680761655325481_349112904643711280_nIn 2010 I took my first trip to Bolivia and met my new family who would forever change my life.

I was volunteering with Engineers Without Borders in a Community called Los Eucaliptos. The project had already been going on a few years before I became involved, so when our team arrived in the community in 2010 the instillation of a new transformer was just being completed. Continue reading “Festival of Lights”