Lesson #1: You cannot be afraid to pursue things that don’t make sense.
When choosing which neighborhood to live in, you should consider what places deliver to you, how far Trader Joe’s, a bar, and a laundromat are, if it’s safe to walk there alone at night, and how close to a subway you are (with hopefully with a short commute).
I have no idea where I will end up next, but for the first time in my life I am excited to wake up in the morning. Strive to have the life you have always wanted. Remember to take your happiness into consideration. You are important. Be brave.
Nothing sounds better than poofing to a new place when you aren’t happy. There were plenty of days right after where we questioned our choice. We were leaving some great friends, a work that was comparable to the family you always fought with, and the family that you actually share DNA with.
One day I lived in New York, and the next I didn’t.
Are you going to have a joint account and put all your money into it? Are you going to have separate accounts and split things down the middle? Are you going to do some mixture of the two?
The question ‘where are you from’ results in a detailed life story and biography.
Presenting: New York City, starring New York City.
Did you know there are sloths in Costa Rica?
Suddenly all those little things that you’re used to are gone, and you realize you are utterly alone in a foreign country. It begins to dawn on you, that everything is different.