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Running Forward

  Moving around was never easy, it came with a lot of baggage and consequences. When people ask “where are you from? or what was your favourite country?” I feel like a whole host of conflicted feelings arise, and I never know how to shut down the conversation before it can even start, because once …

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Culture Shock

I remember her vividly, she was an incredible athlete, our star soccer player, but with the worst negative attitude you can imagine. Of course, we didn’t care, we all tried to talk her through it every day. She had her moments where she let down her guard when she relaxed and you could see she …

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Culture

I love culture, and I love infographics,  so here are some fantastic tips to keep in mind while traveling or moving around the world. Via Via Via Via Please follow and like us:

Anxiety

Let’s just simplify things a bit, there is a lot of information out there, but my favourite simplification is this, Anxiety is basically having too many feelings, almost like and overload of them all at once. Why is this so important to recognize? Kids suffer from anxiety more than we realize, just sit in a …

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Dragons

One of my first bosses once said “Every diplomat has  a dragon in the doorway, the key is to know which dragon is hanging out in the doorway.” I ignored it, not understanding what he was talking about. A year into working at Foreign Affairs, I had an Assistant Deputy Minister make a comment about …

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