Haleakala at Sunrise

I woke up to the sounds of slamming doors and laughter. Two intoxicated girls were hugging each other and bidding giddy goodbyes to their fellow partiers. I blinked blurry-eyed at my phone: it was 2:30am. I craved the final twenty minutes of sleep before the alarm was set to go off. But as the girls stumbled around … More Haleakala at Sunrise

Recovering in Hawaii

Recovering in Hawaii How do you describe burnout to someone who hasn’t experienced it? If you’d asked me a few weeks ago, I wouldn’t have been able to put it into words  ̶  for the same reason a fish couldn’t describe water: they’re completely immersed in it. I was sleeping too little and getting sick … More Recovering in Hawaii