Isabel is so thrilled to spend this year living and learning in Senegal. She is passionate about film, the outdoors, and foreign language. Her goals for the year are to face every challenge with humility and a sense of humor, listen plenty, and build the foundation for a life full of exploration and learning.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-H5-Ew8_a38eWNVM05wbzBsZzA/view?usp=sharing Hey all! Here's a quick peek into some of the highlights of my year in Segou.
01 May, 2017
I mentioned in an earlier post how lucky I feel to have such a beautiful walk to work. In an effort to share that with my friends and family, and to give people an idea of what my world here looks like, I made this little video. Enjoy! [vc_video link=’https://vimeo.com/206698606′]
04 March, 2017
Not that I should’ve expected anything different, but the beginning of this year was hard. I spend a lot of time feeling lost (literally and figuratively,) stupid, and most of all, anxious for things to get easier. And they did, thank heavens. As months passed, variations on the assurance “it will get easier” became less…
27 February, 2017
Hey friends! Here’s a little peek into what I’ve been up to lately. Before I arrived, it was so hard to imagine what life would look like here, and I imagine a lot of you back home feel the same way. Hopefully these pictures and my notes can help to shed a little light. …
18 January, 2017
Hey friends! Here's a little peek into what I've been up to lately. Before I arrived, it was so hard to imagine what life would look like here, and I imagine a lot of you back home feel the same way. Hopefully these pictures and my notes can help to shed a little light. …
15 January, 2017
One practice that fellows are encouraged to adopt on their bridge year is one of gratitude. Each day, writing down three moments we’ve found gratitude, training our brains to scan the world for positives. It’s a practice that I’ve really latched on to, and grown to love: especially in the difficult first few months of…
29 November, 2016