Life in Tucson

Getting HPV Vaccine

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Disclaimer: 1) You can actually skip the first few paragraphs, focus on the bolded sentences, and go towards the end. 2) The pics I post here are actually of the brochure I got from the doctor in my Campus Health Center. It’s made based on the guidance by CDC/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. […]

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Android: Free Some Space on Your Phone

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This is not my usual post but I need to put it here and, in case you didn’t know, who knows it can be useful for you too. Disclaimer: You can actually skip and go towards the end, the paragraph that starts with the bolded sentence 😉 Well, I’m an android user (can’t afford an […]

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Studying Abroad: Should you?

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When I was asked to speak in the “Scholarship Hunting: Exploring the world through scholarship” seminar, the committee requested me to encourage the participants so that they could feel motivated in applying for a scholarship to pursue their study abroad at the end of the event. I felt – and still feel – “dilemmatic” 🙈😅 Here […]

Self-motivation

Hatred is burdensome

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Hatred is burdensome. It’s hard to be happy when you hate (so many things and) so many people. When you hate someone, you just can’t see him having fun or happy. You are angry all the time. You feel like you have to ruin the fun. You feel like you have to look like you’re […]

Self-Reflection

Apologizing: Self-Liberating

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At the end of this May, I am going to present in a conference in Manila, Philippines. It is sponsored by my scholarship, but within a certain budget. Thus, I buy a cheaper ticket to fly there just so it is covered by the budget and so that I don’t have to spend extra money […]

Self-Reflection

Self-blaming and self-forgiving

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The other day I made this poll on Instagram about how often we blame ourselves for things that didn’t turn out as we have expected and how often we make peace with ourselves such as spoiling/entertaining/forgiving oneself even when our efforts and hardwork seem to be unfruitful or unsatisfactory. The reason being is that I […]

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Happiness vs Gratefulness

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So the other day, a friend posted this thing about happiness on his Instagram story. He resented how people always asked what we had, if we were married, if we had a good job, etc. but we were hardly asked if we were happy. So I made a poll asking whether people were happy or […]

Life in Tucson

An Experience: Nice or Not nice?

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The other day I went to Lee Lee, it’s an international/oriental supermarket in Tucson, AZ. For me it’s basically like a paradise, one of my secrets of survival living away from home. Why? Well, Lee Lee sells stuff that I cannot in the US mainstream grocery stores such as Walmart, Fry’s, or other places. Lee […]