Elaina Buzzell

Tag: Change


2011 was a pretty exciting year for me, as it was filled with planned and unexpected change. I got this website up and going, I moved away from a long-held job to take a sabbatical which allowed me to slow down and explore new career directions. I was surprised by some great opportunities while I was away. I was thrilled to help a new nonprofit plan for their social media and communications over the coming years, and I also took on my some freelance work helping a nonprofit with website and database help through a staff transition. Read the rest of this entry »

Cleaning Up

Right now, I’m about at the half-way point of a trip back home, one with the set intentions to relax while reconnecting with family and friends. One of my first projects when I got back home was to undergo a dietary cleanse. Having had some general health discomfort over the last years, I had been looking forward to this break as a chance to slow-down and investigate the causes of my troubles. Read the rest of this entry »

Moving On

In 2006, I was in a place to make a major change in my life. At that point, I had lived within 60 miles of my birth place my entire life, and I knew that I needed to experience more of the world before I got to the age of settling down. That spring I was in a new relationship with a great boyfriend who suddenly was also in a place to change, and we decided to do it together. With no jobs and little planning, we packed up our cars and drove west. Read the rest of this entry »