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The importance of the mother tongue

I sat there, listening to my mom translate my second, now primary, language to my first language so that my grandma and I can communicate with each other. My grandma answered in my first language and I understood. Any follow up after that, if simple, I did, if elaborate, I was blank on. My mom… Continue reading The importance of the mother tongue

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25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)

Keep yourself busy Broaden your likes and interests and make time for your current ones. For example, if you enjoy reading, find time daily to read a book. Or, learn to do something new like attempting a new sport or instrument or even something smaller such as trying out a new recipe. But make time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)

Anger · Bedtime Thoughts · Compassion · Confidence · Forgiveness · Happiness · Love · Positivity · Self Improvement · Understanding

25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)

25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2) Spend time with your parents The most important lesson I have learned is that time is limited. Spend as much time with your parents while you have the chance because a day will come when you realize that everything you prioritized over spending time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)

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A positive spin on self-fulfilling prophecies

I was incredibly anxious. The night before an important interview, I scared myself. It was a position I really wanted and thought I can learn from and eventually excel at; however, some aspects of the job required certain skills which I thought I lacked. It required a whole lot of public speaking to potential clients. I… Continue reading A positive spin on self-fulfilling prophecies

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Most things start from something small

Have you ever thought about where you are now? And how you ended up there? What decisions you made that got you to where you are? I think about it often: how one incident or decision leads to another and that to another. How everything starts from small, seemingly minor thoughts and decisions but ultimately… Continue reading Most things start from something small