To My Cousins: What I Wish You Knew

A morbid beginning, but I think from a young age, I learned what death meant; I learned how much our lives were structured around this moment; I learned that you needed people, I learned the importance of family, I learned the feeling of loving and giving, hurting and not receiving, but also the power of […]

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Feeling Lost: Unlearn What You Know to Grow

I believe our twenties, is the time when we come to realize each day that everything we thought we knew about life, is no longer true, and that in order to become, sometimes we need to unbecome. In order to learn and grow, we have to unlearn everything we once knew. In all ordinary aspects […]

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Overcoming Fear: What’s Stopping You?

Happy Monday and happy first day of October! It’s officially the month of spooky things and the start of festivities. Honestly my favorite time. But I just wanted to be a small reminder for you to check in with your current fears before the end of the year (crazy it’s already here). Because sometimes, our […]

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What Would You Pursue Without Social Media?

One of my girlfriends came over and posed a question she had read from her daily scroll of Instagram: “What would you pursue without social media?” As social media has been proven to be one of the top business tools and career options, it has become more pressuring to rely on beyond just popularity, connecting […]

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What I Learned: A Year in Korea

Removing myself from everything I built, always knew, and defined myself as, to live abroad, doing something I’ve never done, taught me a few things that has made me more grounded than I’ve ever been. They are things that I really wish everyone gets a chance to realize in this lifetime. Because life is too […]

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We Are Better Than This.

We are better than this.
We are better than the fights.
We are better than the shootings.
We are better than the filming of these events.
We are better than the numbness we have to tragedy.
We are better than adding more hate into hatred acts.

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My People Don’t Have a Country and It’s Okay.

Living abroad where all the people are of one culture, who have an established country, and a cohesive civilization between the same borders, people often don’t understand nor even fathom, what it is like to not have a country of your own. It’s like: always feeling like a stranger in the country you were born in. […]

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What I Hope You Experience In Your 20s.

Whether this is a letter to myself or to all the friends I’ve seen grow up around me, I wanted to send my wishes, as we take on different paths and go different ways, of the things I hope you’d at least have the chance to experience in your 20s. 20s because this is the […]

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For When the Pain of the World is Weighing on Your Heart.

For the days that you find the pain of the world touching your soul, when your freshly bandaged heart, constantly finds the finger prints of wounds inflicted on it… For all the moments you’ve just gained a breath of fresh air, to know you have to hold it long enough to go back under for […]

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