So, final tea is: I won’t be posting on this See What Else blog or IG anymore. But the party shall continue at heyberna.com / @heyberna / things you're probs already following, you beautiful, supportive humans.
The impact of a young person seeing their art alive, not tacked up in a sterile school hall, but at a space like Zeal that they claimed for themselves? It could change a whole life.
You know how people say stuff like, Find out what makes you come alive, or Do what you love and let it kill you? My answer's been set for a while: Youth empowerment. Teen programming. Supporting under-served populations of young geniuses. My work with young creators, especially through social work and after school/summer camp programming, has … Continue reading #YouthNotes: An Intro
Here's the thing: Shitty things happen at exactly the same clip as if we were back home. Then what's the point? What makes traveling like this worth it?
I don't know how travel bloggers do this sh%*.
Alright, so: I was going to do a whole recap post of the last few days -- the 36 hours of travel, our 15-mile jaunt through Auckland, how mind-blowing it is to finally put our feet down half-way across the world in accomplishment of a hard-earned dream. But then I realized that there's a huge … Continue reading How I Was Scared Shitless (But Did It Anyway)
We leave for New Zealand in three days. F*%k. So in total avoidance and complete denial of this truth, I've been reading a lot, and I've come upon an important quote. "She led him to the edge. She picked the deep end on purpose. They stood side by side, their toes curled over the edge. … Continue reading One, Two, Three