If you haven’t noticed already, I have been home in Florida for 6 months. Originally, we planned to move to China at the beginning of January. Yes, I am moving back to Shanghai! But when exactly is a big mystery. Right now Peter is in the midst of transitioning to a new position and they do… More Expat Confessions: Living in Transition (Moving Back to China)
Five countries. 17 cities. 1 year. 2013 was definitely the year of travel. This was the year I took action and let go of my fear of failure and my fear around meeting other people’s expectations. I did what felt right at the time and I did it for me, not anybody else. From planning… More 2013: My Year in Review
Recently, Peter turned me on to this hilarious British comedian, Simon Amstell. So when I was in Orlando for ACE Symposium, Carina and I watched a few clips together from his “Do Nothing” standup. One of his stories stood out to us in particular: Simon tells the audience about a book called “Illusions: The Adventures of a… More The Blue Feather
This is the first post in a new Kirsten Captures series called “Just an Observation”. Every day I will attempt to post a photo and quick thought or observation from the day. This is a sincere effort to become more involved in my life here in Penang. But as you will see from today’s observation… More Just an Observation: Why is my front door stuck…again?
Lately I’ve been searching for inspiration. After living in Malaysia for almost 4 months, I have hit a wall in both my personal life and professional life. It is difficult to get my butt moving every day to work out, blog, and complete projects for my marketing job. When I first arrived in Penang this… More 6 Ways to Stay Inspired for the Next 6 Months
Bad news. I broke my laptop. Well that is an exaggeration. My lovely little Macbook Pro is not physically broken, it just gets stuck on the loading page. And it refuses to actually load. It started this weekend after my poor (stupid) attempt to create more space on my startup disk by deleting files. Well… More Broken
Happy Memorial Day to my fellow Americans out there! Peter and I just got back from a long weekend trip to Kuala Lumpur and had a great time! We left Friday evening and spent 3 days relaxing and adventuring in the capital of Malaysia. Let me tell you, it made me miss the convenience and… More Expat Confessions: How to Stand Out (and Like It)