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self-reflection

  • Uncharted territories
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    Uncharted territories

    I feel on top of a mountain. I see a view I never thought I’d see. A whole new world in front of me. A world of possibilities and full-blown freedom. They tell us…

    May 20, 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
  • Confidence is the name of the game
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    Confidence is the name of the game

    I was an obnoxious little girl. Or very assertive, if you prefer.  At 4, I already thought I knew it all. I was driving my babysitter crazy. She followed a certain schedule, with outside…

    March 2, 2019
  • First dates
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    First dates

    I really liked him, although you wouldn’t have thought so if you’d have read our Tinder convo. I was playing it cool the whole week, waiting for a formal invitation, acting like I didn’t…

    February 24, 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
  • Lifting heavy
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    Lifting heavy

    They recommend practicing with a shoe. Or something very, very light. I started with my pink 5 lbs. Because Turkish get-ups are not for the faint of heart. They’re the real deal.  Even with those…

    January 20, 2019