Kiana Azizian

Bio

Kiana is a graduate of University of Oregon, with a degree in Human Physiology. She is a professional wanderer and a hopeless romantic. Currently living in Portland, Oregon. Follow her adventure: IG- Kianaaziz

4 Things I Wish I Knew About Traveling Before Leaving To See The World

By Kiana Azizian
Traveling has completely and utterly changed my life. Honestly, how could it not have? I left the comfort of home and submerged myself into a variety of different cultures and religions. It would be insane to not return home as a completely new…

I Saw My First Love Again After 5 Years, And Realized I Was Wrong About Him

By Kiana Azizian
He was dressed to the nines. I wasn't surprised: he always was. He wore his hair slightly spiked in the front. Again, I wasn't surprised. He was exactly 23 minutes late but when he arrived, he looked at me with piercing blue eyes, and I smiled, a…

All Of My Friends' Relationships Have Convinced Me 'The One' Isn't Real

By Kiana Azizian
If you haven't figured it out so far, I'm a complete and hopeless romantic. I'm in love with love. Well, mostly just the idea of it. As each day goes on and another year is added to my life, I start to question the actual idea of "the one." I've…

You Can't Embrace Singlehood Until You Ditch The Lingering Guys In Your Life

By Kiana Azizian
I claim I've always been single. I rock my self-imposed title of being a perpetually single girl and carry it around with me like a trophy I worked oh-so-hard to earn. From a technical standpoint, I've been single my entire life. I've never had a…

What Eating Disorder Survivors Want You To Know About Recovery

By Kiana Azizian
One thing that is pretty constant among all addictions is life after recovery. You get clean. But then, you have to work hard to continue staying so. Sadly, a part of you might always crave the thing you used to be addicted to. An eating disorder is…

This Is How You Can Find The Strength To Cut Toxic People Out Of Your Life

By Kiana Azizian
It's confession time: I've got a destructive habit, and it's starting to get the best of me. I hold on and cling on to toxic people who don't deserve to be a part of my life. Recently, it's gotten a bit out of hand. I think it might be time for an…

Everything You Want To Say To The Guy Who Wants You To Take Him Back

By Kiana Azizian
Oh. You want me back? Now, after all this time? How cute of you. And by cute, I really mean how nauseating. So you're telling me you want me to come back to you? Let me think about that one for a second. How about … um … no. We all knew this day…

The Key To Moving On Is Realizing There's No Real Answer To Heartbreak

By Kiana Azizian
I recently received a message from an old friend. She was in need of some dating guidance. For some odd reason, she was coming to me. “How do you move on from someone you are in love with?” She asked, in an honest and despairing manner. “You always…

You Can Only Move On After You Thank The Person Who Broke Your Heart

By Kiana Azizian
It seems that we all have that one person: the one who promised us the world, but only ended up tearing ours down, someone who broke us more than anymore has before, a person we thought we could never live without, but now realize that is not the…

Traveling Is The Healthiest Way To Put Yourself Before Others For Once

By Kiana Azizian
We were sailing through the calm blue waters of the Whitsundays Islands in Australia, with warm sun on our skin and cold ciders in our hands. Every so often, a cool breeze would pass over us, blowing our hair into its direction. A blissful silence…

How Traveling Took Away Everything That Was Enabling My Eating Disorder

By Kiana Azizian
I got your attention with that title, didn't I? Now you're just dying to know the end-all, be-all secret of how to end the awful struggle that is living with an eating disorder. Well, here you go: The answer is you. You are the only thing that is…

What You Need To Know If You Can't Help But Feel Jaded After Heartbreak

By Kiana Azizian
I am ready to fall in love. I have been for about the past year. During this past year, I've met two guys. I thought both of them could have turned out to be "the one." Turns out – just like every other relationship in my past – the timing wasn't…

Why Travelers Always Find Comfort In Never Feeling 'At Home'

By Kiana Azizian
Traveling is one of the greatest things one can do in this world. Jetting off to new places, while meeting new people, is an experience that will change our lives forever. To call ourselves travelers is an understatement. We are adventurers and…

This Is How You Can Figure Out When It's Time To Take A Break From Dating

By Kiana Azizian
Albert Einstein once said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Well, by this definition, I must be f*cking insane. I've spent my entire 23 years of existence being single. To be honest, it hasn't…

Everything You Want To Say To The Person Who Gave Up On Your Relationship

By Kiana Azizian
Dear you, I just want to start off by saying I'm not upset with you. I love you too much to ever be mad at you or hate you. If I had to choose a word to describe how I feel about you, "disappointed" is the first word that comes to mind. You were…