What I learned in 2017

It’s almost Christmas time and New year’s eve, so I sat my but down and wrote all the lessons this year had taught me. I went through so much this year, that it deserved a post. Actually, every end of the year, we should take our time to think about our gains and losses, and […]

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Fuck my insecurities.

Have you heard of Impostor syndrome? According to Wikipedia (yes, Wikipedia, I know),”Is a concept describing individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent fear of being exposed as a “fraud”.” In other words, pretty much myself and many other 20s something. You know the feeling that anybody can […]

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I am grateful AF.

As fuck, yeah. Ever since I started understanding about privileges, I understood the importance of being grateful for what you have. On one hand, I had a bunch of amazing things in my life, without effort. On the other hand, I saw all the people who had everything and kept being miserable and grumpy about what they […]

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Life clichés are my new friends.

Edit: Not ALL clichés, please. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. from the old ones to the cheesy ones, we’ve heard them all. Most of my life I tried to avoid cliches or use it only for a pun intended, but recently when life gave me a lot of lemons, I started thinking about how those […]

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What is it like to have an accent/speak a second language daily?

In my personal experience: -Is getting frustrated because people focus on your accent and not on what you’re saying. -Is repeating three times the same thing. -Is recognizing people from your country (homies!) just by their accent. -Is empathizing with others non-anglophones. -Is being corrected often. -Is trying to keep it cool about being corrected so […]

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