I can't think of anything I love more than being busy, give me a million things on my agenda and I will be the most content person on the planet. Honestly while I was lying in bed last night I was thinking "I wish there were more hours in the day so I could have five more hours of work time". The reason I don't like the term gap year is one, I have no intent of going to college next year. For me, college is a place and time for young people to figure out their passions, and learn more about themselves. I already really like myself, and I have a strong idea of what it is I want for my life, I have since I was 13. By using these next four years to build my resume and explore the amazing opportunities I wouldn't be able to explore in a classroom, this seemed to be a more beneficial use of my time; and honestly try to picture me living in a dorm with a thousand 18 year-olds, you can't.
The second reason I am not taking a gap year, in the short three months that I have begun my latest adventure, I have been busier and felt more fulfilled than ever before in my life. There is no "gap" here, not on my agenda or in my heart. I am currently an apprentice with Elements contemporary ballet in Chicago, a social media manager, and a creative assistant for Dancers Awareness Project, on top of that I have taken a part time sales job at a major department store for the holidays, filmed a music video, and performed at a gallery opening. Obviously I will still continue to grow my Mermaid Waves empire one trend at a time, along with building my lifestyle empire with Lifestyle by MW (because one blog isn't time consuming enough). Mermaid Waves is such an important part of my life and one day I hope that it will grow to be an important part of many, many people's lives.
That is just a little update on me! Feel free to ask me questions about anything, I am an open book. I am definitely not an expert on life plans but I do know that I am happier now than ever before and I would love to help my readers to find their bliss as well.
Here are some shots of me doing some of my favorite things: posing for photos, wearing tutu skirts, drinking matcha, and eating tacos. I am hoping to share more personal things with my readers so let me know what you would like to hear from me! Ask away in the comments!