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A little over a year ago, I wrote an article titled, "Wait, How Did You End Up in Minnesota?" where I chronicled a life-altering event that adjusted the lenses I use to interact with the world. A major purpose of the piece was to convey some of the emotions I underwent and the realizations I uncovered during my stay in...

The other day I almost cried. This episode would've made it the second time this year for me. It's been a few months since the first. Nine, to be exact. It was back in January when my loved ones came out to my new place to celebrate my birthday and return to the east coast from the Twilight. It was...

The Tech Drug

07/08/2021

We've come a long way in recognizing the needs of humans that stem beyond sustenance alone. While food and nutrition are essential to our existence, they contribute to only a portion of what allows us to operate at our highest aptitude. For instance, we've grown to understand concepts such as attachment styles and love languages that identify an...

I hope this letter finds you well. It's been quite a few months since our last encounter. Heavy doesn't adequately describe our moment if you ask me. Your arrival was abrupt, and you fleed amid the wreckage without warning. You left me stranded well beyond exurbia to feel depths of my emotions I’ve never traversed. You indeed left me shaken....

Growing up in a household with three males who thoroughly enjoyed eating, food never stood a chance. When we would convene to eat as a family, I had two options: load my plate with as much as I could (because seconds were guaranteed to be scarce) or eat as quickly as possible to be the first to claim the remains...

Aside from the name assigned to you at birth, who are you, and what is your WHY? As human beings, we are all born with natural gifts and talents. We tend to improve and maintain these talents/skills unique to us as we progress. We develop interests and passions and envisage how we will utilize them in the future.

We made it to a new year and that’s a blessing in itself! I want to personally thank you for sparing a fraction of your busy schedules to explore a project of mine I've been teetering back and forth on for quite some time. 2020 was by far the most painful year I've endured to date. Despite the residual...