Last year at precisely this time, I spent a couple of days reflecting on the year that had passed – a big year that held many happy moments, opportunities seized, travels to brand new corners of the world, but also many challenging obstacles and lessons learned. Then, looking forward, I conjured up a list of… Read More 366
I can’t pinpoint exactly when I started working with to-do lists – it must have coincided with the time when life got really busy, at the end of my undergrad just when I was about to move to Europe to start my Master’s degree. Then by the time my PhD journey began, there was no… Read More No lists!
Moments Just like every year, when 2011 began, I had no idea what it had in store for me, and for all of us. I have to say that, this holiday season, I was quite excited to let 2011 slip on by and was ready to welcome 2012 with open arms. It wouldn’t be fair… Read More A year that’s new (2): Thoughts, Moments, Lessons, Hopes
Nope, not the title of a movie, but of my life this week. Actually, that’s the short version of the title. The long version would be something like: Three Funerals, a Baptism, an Anniversary, Three Deadlines, Six Meetings, Two Classes and a Dozen Errands. My most frequently uttered inner-thought this week was, “This is too… Read More Three Funerals and a Baptism
Balancing school and a slowly growing singing career is very difficult. There is external pressure to invest in both, and there are precious few moments where the two pursuits overlap. It is a constant battle – live for the moment, or live for the future? Luckily for me, lately, it has come down to the… Read More Balance