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First off, I do not look like that in real life. For one, I do not have orange hair (though I wouldn’t be opposed to dyeing it?). …

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“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”

This quote by Andy Rooney is one to keep in mind. What most people see are the start and the end. The pledge post and the results post. What most…

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Last week, my left calf started cramping in the middle of a one-hour walk. Surprised, because that normally didn’t happen, I decided to check my Health app to see how many steps I was averaging that week.

The results were abysmal. 100–300 steps a day, sometimes even less. …

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When the teacher introduced Rebekka, who had recently moved here from a place called The Depths Of Your Mind, wherever that place was, I was screwed. Utterly, completely, absolutely, screwed-to-the-ground screwed. But I didn’t know that yet. Not even when Rebekka was assigned the seat right next to mine. Hurray…

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Do you have a favourite fictional character or characters? Think of them right now — who are they? If you pinned them to the wall and said, “Hand over your wallet and I’ll let you go.” How would they respond?

You’d probably be able to imagine a strong response from…

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Sit back and relax… until five days before your moving-out date. Don’t worry, it’ll be a piece of cake.

Speaking of, go get way too much cake to celebrate the beginning of the new.

Don’t buy anything you need, like a new kettle. Spend your money on cake and drinks.

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Immigrant (ɪm.ɪ.ɡrənt) — noun: a person who has come to a different country in order to live there permanently.

If that’s the definition of an immigrant, then sure, I am an immigrant.

I’ve been living in a different country for around 13 years now. My home country, if you will…

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You’ve been walking in those shoes just fine — in fact, you’ve been running, skipping, soaring, flying, almost. Then one day, for whatever reason, you find it harder to run. Or skip, or soar, or almost fly. You find yourself only being able to walk. Somedays you’re only able to…

Sundown Sessions

How do you put the living into life?

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