It seems unanimous this year: everyone on social media is more than happy to say goodbye to 2016, which was a terrible year. Although I must admit that 2016 was quite a tough year around the world (although, in all honesty, I suspect it was always was the case, we are just more aware of it now with the easy access of media and (fake?) news across the globe.), 2016 has been for me a turning point in my life.
This last year has been the culmination of so many changes I have worked so hard to make in my life, personally and professionally. A year ago, I was getting ready to call a meeting with my supervisor to announce I was leaving – leaving behind the stability and security, selling my car and furniture, storing whatever stuff I had left in boxes, packing my life in my backpack for the next 6-7 months and coming back to a whole, new, different life and career.
I knew these choices would bring me lots of good (and bad) moments, ups and downs, certainty and doubts, hellos and goodbyes – but I was far from realizing just how amazing the journey would be. Continue reading “Home is where the heart is?”