It is no longer excusable to talk of ‘I didn’t know’ yet we are surrounded with a wealth of knowledge and cultures every single day! It is clear now more than ever that talking about such issues isn’t enough for action speaks louder than words. … More 048: Racism as a social construct is perpetuated by ignorant justification
Somebody told me That I should Be scared of you Prepare for you Respect you Not fail you Stay up all night for you Because You determine my future Measure my worth Open doors for me Help me achieve my dreams And I said to myself You are A requirement A test of attention An … More 047: Paradoxical Examination
The past month and more so the past two weeks have been some sort of a roller coaster. The pandemic that we are all facing puts us all in a precarious state which hopefully will come to an end soon. However, being a masters student during this period has been one of the most challenging … More 046: Group projects in school: are they worth it?
It very easy to forget our tenacity and strength especially when everything seems to be working against us. The desire to continue pushing, hoping that somehow somewhere along the way you’ll find someone or something to hold your hand, is what makes the going possible. Well many times, what you find along the way are … More 044: Getting inspiration from incredible women
The realization that things are not going on habitually is uncomfortable. Two days ago I went to the grocery store, just as I always do and I was taken aback, first, by the unusual high number of customers, (since it was on a Sunday), and second, by the number of empty shelves – which is … More 042: We are at war!
The constant reminder of our mortality as human beings is what seems to scare us the most. We never really seem to want to think about the limited time we have on this planet because it is scary to actually think that someday, we are not going to be here any more. At times, I … More 040: CORONA VIRUS: What’s at stake?
Happy New Decade! How amazing is it to be alive and experiencing life in a new decade! I’m still trying to wrap my head around being in 2020 because I can’t believe that 2019 is already gone. I’m still in shock and adjusting even though time is not waiting for me. January is already halfway … More 034: #GROW
There are some days that make you feel like you are pedalling a bicycle towards a steep mountain peak and there are others that make you feel the gentle breeze that comes from the ocean as you walk at the beach. We need both days in order for life to make sense though when we … More 032: AUGUST LESSONS
No one ever promised me that I will come across perfect human beings. No one is perfect anyway. However, there are those people you come across and you wonder whether they are the problem or thyself?! I have come across one and I prefer to call them, The Corporate Pendejo (TCP). This person has definitely … More 031: THE CORPORATE PENDEJO
Book: Stop Pissing Me Off by Lynne Eisaguirre This book is a life savior for me. It gives insights on how to live with people in the workplace by understanding them and how to deal with the most annoying of humans. The most important lesson I have learnt from the few chapters I have read … More 027: JUNE LESSONS!