Browsing Tag

self-knowledge

  • Sleepover
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    Sleepover

    It had been a while. A while since there had been a toothbrush next to mine in the bathroom cabinet. The noise of the shower running while I’m away in the kitchen. A warm…

    March 17, 2019
  • String of pearls
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    String of pearls

    Forget about the list. I know, it’s quite tempting to write down all those criteria you’re looking for in your dream partner and pray that the one will come if you believe in it…

    March 9, 2019
  • The perfect ponytail
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    The perfect ponytail

    Not a single bump. I’d scream and cry if it was any other way. Every morning, the same fight. Facing the window in our small upstairs bathroom, my mom had to comply and follow…

    February 10, 2019
  • The day I started lying
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    The day I started lying

    I can’t put a date on it. Can’t remember exactly when. Maybe it was at dinner one night, when my parents were talking again about the factory where my dad was working closing.  The…

    February 3, 2019
  • Breakfast buffet
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    Breakfast buffet

    Business trips. Big industry conferences. Lots of public transportation, people gathering from all around the place to meet and greet, travel expenses. Your day scheduled from morning to evening with presentations, workshops and other…

    January 27, 2019
  • Saturday night fever
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    Saturday night fever

    I’ve got chills.  I don’t know if it’s because I’m high on Kundalini or because I’ve been sick for the last three days. Nevertheless, I’m definitely not my normal self.  In this ecstatic state,…

    December 15, 2018
  • On becoming
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    On becoming

    Kraft peanut butter and Chapman’s vanilla with chocolate chunks and caramel frozen yogurt. Perfect combo for a Friday night dinner. After a week of eating clean, my suburb’s origins fire back and I need…

    December 9, 2018
  • Eyes on the prize
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    Eyes on the prize

    I was hiding in a cave. Literally. Trying to figure out the mystery of physics equations. It was 6pm, and I had been up and running for 12 hours at this point. The walk…

    December 2, 2018
  • The quiet observer
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    The quiet observer

    6am. I’m barely awake as I slowly unfold my yoga mat, take a sip of my orange flavored glass of water and put on my lululemon bra, getting ready for my morning practice. Looking…

    November 25, 2018
  • Don't poop on my couch
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    Don’t poop on my couch

    When I was a kid, I wrote a song. Let’s say it was a one-hit wonder. Never made it to the album, nor lead to a second one. With all my 7 year-old seriousness,…

    November 17, 2018