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Embrace the Rejected

Nowadays, it’s so easy to criticize. It’s simple to dish out critiques online or even to look in the mirror and tear ourselves apart. Trends are so easily established and shared that it’s glaringly obvious when we aren’t participating in them, and social media has implemented this heightened mob mentality that sways our opinions before…

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It’s All Been Done Before

There are so many cop-outs we can use when we’re avoiding something. There’s not enough time. It’s too hard. I don’t have any good ideas. It’s simpler to keep on doing the same. I’m too busy. No one cares. It’s all been done before. This is the one that seamlessly waits in the wings of…

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Travel Oasis: Québec City

A few months ago, my mom and sister came to me with a proposition: the three of us going to Québec City with my sister’s school. They had a few extra slots, and my sister’s French teacher had offered them to my mom and I as chaperones. Normally, I would’ve thought about it for a…

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Tough Conversations

There are some conversations in life that none of us want to have: that breakup, leaving that job, or simply telling someone a truth they won’t want to hear. It can be easy to suddenly lose the words you’d prepared for hours before, rendering you silent and debating as to whether or not say anything…

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Consistency

I learned a lot as a gymnast. There are life lessons packed right into the sport: time management, teamwork, commitment. But one that is the most vivid in my mind is the lesson of consistency and how integral it is to real, total success. There was one year I was really on a roll when…

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