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  • Money matters
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    Money matters

    I had to do all that boring stuff. You know, the personal admin papers that come in the mail? They were pilling up, and I kept hiding them in my little to-do/bullet journal/black notebook.…

    August 12, 2017
  • Inked
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    Inked

    I come from the most typical family you can ever imagine. Living in a middle-class neighbourhood in the suburbs, adults around me usually followed the dictated path, as we might say. They clearly did…

    July 30, 2017
  • The box
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    The box

    I’ve never been good at following the rules. At five, my babysitter didn’t want to be held responsible for my behavior on our way to kindergarden. I guess it’s important to mention she lived…

    July 15, 2017
  • Go big or go home
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    Go big or go home

    They say you should never put all your eggs in one basket. They also say you should go big or go home. I don’t know who they are, but damn I do listen to…

    June 30, 2017
  • Clean fridge
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    Clean fridge

    Old potatoes. Rumpled beets. Organic carrots. Roasted peppers in a pot. Packs and packs of miso. Those were a few of the things you could find on my fridge a week ago. The kind…

    June 17, 2017
  • Reset
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    Reset

    Bozo beach. That’s how my parents named the house they bought by the sea, in honour of my dad’s deceased dog. Just by the name of the place, you already know something’s going on.…

    June 10, 2017
  • I am not a project
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    I am not a project

    I am done with positive psychology. I know, quite a shocking statement, specially since I cannot claim to be a specialist of this kind of psychology, or of any other kind. Since I have…

    May 27, 2017
  • Cultivate the light
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    Cultivate the light

    I was mad. Oh, so mad. I was running around, trying my best to make things happen for one of my projects, and it didn’t seem to work. I was done. I was ready…

    May 13, 2017
  • The number
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    The number

    I knew it wasn’t a good idea. I know I should never have stepped onto that scale. But the temptation was too strong: I just can’t resist a good weighing. The anticipation: how much…

    May 4, 2017
  • Take me out to the ball game
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    Take me out to the ball game

    August 1997. I’m almost eight, but it’s already my fourth season as a softball player. Yes, I started at four, a bit earlier than my teammates. I was so young when I played the…

    April 9, 2017