What Being an Ox Says About Me

As I prepare for the Lunar New Year with my family, I have to say that I’m very grateful for the chance at what will feel like a fresh start. While I know that the energy and rough times that encompass my 2021 won’t just go away, I am happy to spend time with my family and have something to look forward to.This particular new year is exciting because it is the year of the Ox, and that happens to be my Zodiac sign. What does that mean? What does that say about me? I’d love to discuss it further.

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A Rough Start to 2021…

I’ve been quiet recently because my grandpa passed away of COVID complications, and it’s a loss that has been messing with my head. And then in the process of preparing this blog post, I got into my first car accident. It seems that 2021 is going to be the year that my life gets shaken up. Hopefully, I can strap in and hope that it works out for the best.

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What My Hobbies Say About Me

I’m truly blessed to have the privilege of starting a new job right after graduation. One of the questions that I was asked while in the interview was, “What are some hobbies you do in your free time?” While I’m pretty sure my answer to this question is not the reason I got that job, I wanted to focus on it since this month is National Hobby Month.

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My Highs and Lows of 2020

Cheers too 2021! As I settle into the year, I’ve been reflecting on 2020. While it was a wild ride (I’m trying to refrain from saying unprecedented times, but wild ride doesn’t seem to work either), I have to say that this period has proved to be a time of patience, growth, and learning. Maybe I say that as someone who has the privilege that I do, but I truly believe that you can’t experience the highs without the lows. Today, I wanted to take the time to reflect the highs and lows before I manifest for the coming year. Keep reading to find out more.

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What I’m Doing This 4th of July

Safe in the confines of my home, here’s how I’m spending my 4th of July.

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Why Your Mother-Daughter Relationship Doesn’t Need to Be Perfect

Since today is Mother’s Day and day 10 of my blogging challenge, I am going to open up and get really personal with you today. The thing about a lot of bloggers is that they open up and really expose themselves to you, and their life seems perfect. The truth is that no one’s life is imperfect, and if you were to ask me about the imperfect parts of my life, I would say it’s my relationship with my mom. And that’s okay. If you want to know why, keep reading.

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What I Would Do If I Won a Million Dollars

Day 9, and since it’s Saturday, I thought I would take the time to give into my daydreams for today. According to The New York Times, the unemployment rate went to 14.7% this past April, which is the worst it’s been since the Great Depression. I am one of those unemployed people, and it’s a little discouraging to hear that number doesn’t show any signs of going down. To pull me out of the sad prospect of that, I wanted to let myself daydream as we slow-down on this lovely Saturday. If you want to travel with me down the hypothetical road of “what if” with me, keep reading.

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6 Lessons I Learned From My Dad

After a morning of making my dad’s favorite stew, I’m ready to sit and write. In honor of my dad’s birthday, day 6 of my blog challenge is going to be dedicated to him. I’m going to share 6 things that I’ve learned from him so far.

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What I’m Reading (and Doing) During Social Distancing

Today, I thought I would take the time and share what’s on my reading list during this self-quarantine. I’ll also be sharing other things you can do to fill your time, and how these things could be a little less lonely in a time when we’re trying to isolate ourselves.

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My Highlights of the Decade

2020 is in full swing, and with that comes the start of a new decade. There is so much to look forward to in the coming years, but before things really start, I want to highlight some amazing moments I’ve had in the past decade. Since there are ten years in a decade, I’m going to highlight ten moments in time here.

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