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Personal story: learning how to build capacity

Reading time: 4 minutes I am currently on an over 200-day streak on Duolingo. I have been taking Spanish lessons on the Duolingo app, albeit unreligiously, for the last 235 days. While I am not nearly as fluent in Spanish as much as I aim for, the truth is that I am not clueless either. Disculpe, por favor. Gracias […]

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Why do they say grief is circular?

Reading time: 3 minutes When I was 19, I lost my grandmother and it was one of the most challenging periods of grief in my life. That whole year of her death went by with me looking for a coping mechanism for the gaping hole that her demise had created. Honestly, it felt like I was experiencing sadness on […]

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Waiting: why you need to do it.

Reading time: 3 minutes Recently, I realized I have zero patience. I literally do not have the time of day to wait for things or people. I just want everything to happen in my own time which is a bit of a stretch because that nearly never happens. Let me be clear, I am not stating this discovery on […]