Unrealistic expectations often result in disappointment

When I start something new, I’m often excited, eager and full of motivation. I feel like I can do anything and get a burst of adrenaline at the idea of something new. I love change and while it’s not always easy, I always enjoy it more than the status quo. I like challenging myself andContinue reading “Unrealistic expectations often result in disappointment”

4 tips for a successful long-distance relationship

Ilan and I knew that we would likely have to be long-distance for a chunk of time after cancer treatment, because many jobs in the public health and international development fields are in places like DC, NYC and Boston. Cancer fast-tracked my carefree international lifestyle into a more stable and serious lifestyle. But when theContinue reading “4 tips for a successful long-distance relationship”