The ‘I Weigh’ movement – why it challenges me so much.

If you haven’t heard of the ‘I Weigh’ movement, in a very brief nutshell it’s  a body-positive social-media movement launched by Jameela Jamil. It’s a campaign which highlights the importance of our non-physical attributes, critically challenging  “how women are taught to value themselves. In Kg”.  Jamil makes sure to make it clear that taking time to […]

Reasons I am thankful: My reflections on this year on the first day of Chuseok – 내가 고마워하는 이유: 추석 첫날 올해에 대한 나의 생각은

It’s been over a year since I decided I wanted to move to the other side of the planet to live and work in Seoul, South Korea. I’m now in Korea, I’ve been here for 4 weeks and I have just over 2 weeks left before I head home. From today until Tuesday it’s the […]

Am I annoying you yet? – 제가 아직 당신을 귀찮게 하고 있나요?

One of the harder things about travelling alone, or living and working abroad alone is that you’re… well… alone. You don’t have someone to spend every day with, or go around visiting places, or share your excitement over every little thing. In my case a lot of my friends in Korea have full time jobs, […]

The importance of taking time for yourself – 자기 자신을 위한 시간을 갖는 것의 중요성

Hey guys and gals, I’m finally back in Seoul, and even though I’ve only been here about 2 and a half days… I’m loving it. I’ve met up with friends everyday so far and I have a wedding to go to tomorrow. Life is good. If you’ve been following me on Twitter or on Instagram you […]

The reason why I don’t have a best friend and why that’s okay – 내가 가장 친한 친구가 없고 그것에 대해 행복한 이유는

“So who’s your best friend Connie” When I was in Primary school I dreaded this question. I hated it when I saw pairs of friends walking around, whispering secrets, playing games or speaking languages that only they knew cause they were ‘best fwends’. I thought that something was wrong with me because I didn’t have […]