Category Archives for Aviation Lifestyle

I Want You To Stay: An Open Letter To The Runaway Flight Attendant

Faster. Farther away. Run. Fly. Go. I push my foot down on the accelerator and drive off. I push my car up to the speed limit and then just over the limit, daring

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This is #MyFlightAttendantLife: How A Flight Attendant Spends The Hours Of A Month

“Where are you?” they ask… I answer with, “Here.” I am here.  But, always going there. My life is determined by three pages in a digital PDF document, sent to me every month

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Drop The Act, Ditch The Costume, And Make This Your Best Year Yet

I’ve been reading and re-reading all these books recently. It’s a good thing— not motivated by a New Year’s resolution though, but triggered because I need to occupy my mind. I need

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“Cheers To You Bae:” The Flight Attendant Life Revisits The Best Of 2015

Every year, I like to make a video looking back at the best moments of the year. 2013 was full of fun and living in Hawaii. 2014 was dominated by transition and challenge. And 2015— well, you can look

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When The Friendly Skies Are Too Friendly

I remember being dizzy with exhaustion. I remember feeling so disconnected— more tired than usual after working a ten hour flight—but, I had agreed to go with this pilot to his boat that was a few

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Confessions Of A Flight Attendant: Absolutely Worth It

The cooling unit of my hotel room in Queens sounds like the traffic buzzing on a crowded New York street. It’s loud and obnoxious, but I drown it out, because I accept that the noise comes with the

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Risk: Creating An Attitude Of Bravery When The Stakes Are High (#ThefalifeINSPIRES)

When we have nothing to lose, we have little to fear. We have a sense of confidence and surety. We are not concerned over what the result will be as the focus

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Finding Your Way Home: How Flight Attendants Stay Grounded

A typical conversation between long-distance flight attendant friends: “Wait, I thought you were in Texas.” “Nope, Milwaukee to Houston and then to Monterrey, Mexico. Where are you today,

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#thefalifeINSPIRES: Begin with your VISION

I once heard a quote that has truly stuck with me.  “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.”  Personally, I wasn’t always driven by a clear vision or flight path

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Seven Things You Leave Behind When You Become A Flight Attendant

You gain so much when you enter this industry. Flight benefits, allowing you to fly all over the country, the continent and the world. The ability to stand in front of dozens or even hundreds of people

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