Auditing Japanese

Learning Japanese: Let it begin.

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Second day of class (basically the first day we really learned Japanese), we started learning Japanese such as useful expression and the letters: there are there kinds, by the way: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. (But we are not learning Japanese here, so I don’t need to explain it to you 😜) . We use mostly […]

Auditing Japanese

Auditing Japanese 101

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This semester I am auditing Japanese 101. Yeah, I know I’ve been talking about my favorite Korean actors, so why Japanese? Why not learning Korean instead? Well, it’s a long story, but in short, I’ve been falling in love with Japan even before I got to know my fav Korean actors. When I was in […]

Self-motivation

It is okay to be not okay.

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Sadness is often portrayed as negative and bad that we often hide it. Whenever we feel sad, we quickly tell ourselves to be happy. Sometimes we feel bad for feeling sad. We feel worse for feeling bad. Endless. But, is it really not okay to feel sad or to show the world that we’re not […]

Self-Reflection

Delaying Judgment

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First of all, I do not really believe in “no judgment.” I do not really buy things like “I don’t judge.” Let us just admit it: we all judge! We have our opinions. We have our own standards. We evaluate. We assess. We make sense of what we see, hear, experience, etc. As you’re reading […]

Idolatory

Koizora: Sky of Love

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I first knew Koizora as a Japanese movie. Many say it’s a sad movie. Simply put, you can’t be with the person you love because of one and another thing. Sad, right? But I’m not going to talk about the movie here. I’m going to talk about the sky. Koizora means sky of love. That’s […]