The following post was written by Global Gap Year Fellow, Nancy Alvarez Lopez.
Imagine your mind is clouded. Dark, foggy, inconsistent shadows surround your thoughts. Navigating your way through the harsh darkness, you gradually start seeing grey, which lifts in color until a bright light shines in your eyes. The overwhelming bright light causes all the inconsistent shadows to disappear. Now, there are consistent shadows that no longer surround your thoughts. But allow them to flow freely. That is the visualization of my gap year thus far.
Before departing for my gap year, my mind was clouded. I was unsure and very hesitant. Once arriving at my first placement, I began to gradually see grey. Finally, out of my comfort zone, I was able to learn more about myself. What exactly do I like to do? How do my morals and values impact my actions and decisions? How will I adjust […]