Tag: life lessons

Hindsight is 20/20

Last year, as an act of defiance against the phrase “New Year. New You,” I titled my end of year reflection as “New Year. Same you.” Now, as I try to condense an entire year of change into a readable post, I no longer believe in the latter statement. As humans, we are bound to…

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Rejection

Rejection is something we all like to talk about after the success is final, and carved in stone. Yet, to overlook this very real part of life is to fundamentally ignore a universal human experience. Whether we’d like to admit it or not, rejection comes in waves throughout our life. When we’re a child, rejection…

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What is normal?

Normal Adjective “conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected” What is normal in a world that disguises subjectivity as fact? Before the pandemic, I had my own idea of normal. A few months into the lockdown, my mindset started to shift. Like a John Green novel, the emotions came slowly, and then all at…

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The Life Plan

“To base happiness on a life plan is to exist in a vacuum.Sooner or later, you have to break free. ~ M. A. The notorious life plan. The one where I expected to be married by twenty-five, working my dream job fresh out of university, all whilst travelling the world and buying a house before…

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A Question of Personal Growth

“Do we ever truly change, or does the thought of knowing more than we did before serve as a placeholder for all of the problems we’re not yet ready to face?” PRESENT Blame it on social isolation, or the impending doom that I feel when I think about applying for jobs in the midst of…

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