It’s an Accent! Not Your Excuse to be Rude

“I’m sorry?” the cashier says, clearly annoyed, for what seems like the hundredth time. The agitation on her face is obvious as two Chinese women try to explain their problem in heavily accented English. “THIS. IS. NOT. ON. SALE.” she yells at them loudly and slowly as if they were mentally handicapped, while rolling...

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Why Your Dream Job is Allowed to Suck

Writing is something that I need. I have so many thoughts swirling around in my head that I have to write them down in order to figure them out. If you’ve never had a conversation with me, you will have run into one or both of these things: My A.D.D – where I go off on tangents or ask you a few questions before you’re done...

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Millennials – Who are we?

Before I dive into what makes us who we are, let me just say these are just generalizations. Obviously no two people are exactly the same. But growing up in the same time frame and under the same circumstances, makes all Millennials more similar than those born in generations before us. You can claim all you want that this “does not apply to...

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Thankless Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has and always will be my favorite holiday. Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you how annoyingly excited I am when November hits. It is the perfect excuse to eat as many carbs, fats, and sugars as you want. You can then proceed to turn into the butterball you just ate and lay on the couch while watch football with no possible...

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Asian Beauty “Standards”

A standard is an “average” or “norm” or “common factor”. Yet, ironically, when ever we talk about standards in terms of beauty, we inflate them to the point of impossibility. Sure we call them “high” but high is at least attainable. Beauty standards around the world have become unrealistic for the...

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The Burden Called Grief

It’s been five years. Depending on who you ask, five years can be a short or long period of time. In your early twenties, five years is a lifetime. In the last five years so much has changed and happened. I have graduated from college, traveled parts of the world, quit a job, wrote a blog, started another blog, and I’ve grown up. One...

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