Posts by Vanessa Fawver

Vanessa Fawver works professionally as a flight attendant for a major US-based airline. She enjoys exploring life experiences through writing and emotions through acting and improvisation. She has a strong humanitarian side, servicing others through her volunteer work with the dying as well as with “Best Friends” animal sanctuary in Utah. Feel free to follow her work on Elephant Journal and Medium.

You’re Never Too Old To Feel Inspired, Excited, and Alive

“I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” ~Diane Ackerman 

I’m in the business of watching people take risks. I observe them tackling challenges, fear, and discomfort, and sometimes, “making firsts” in their life.

I observe a lot as a flight attendant, and sometimes wonder if my official title should rather be “Human Observer,” or “Social Experimenter.” It feels more accurate, or at least it’s the part that I typically enjoy the most. I’m …