Monthly Archives: October 2013

finding positivity across the globe

finding positivity across the globe my first piece for Verge Magazine: “It’s one month into my international development fellowship with the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and I can say I am finally finding my footing. I am navigating my way around the bustling streets of unrelenting traffic jams. I am learning what body language gives […]

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be that one person

“Never forget that you are one of a kind. Never forget that if there weren’t any need for you in all your uniqueness to be on this earth, you wouldn’t be here in the first place. And never forget, no matter how overwhelming life’s challenges and problems seem to be, that one person can make […]

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human connection

Working in a country, any country, that is different from the place you spent the majority of your time growing up is difficult in a  variety of ways. Barriers impose themselves in the strangest of fashions, meticulously working into routines you once knew so well. At times, I find myself continuously hitting these barriers with […]

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advice from the universe

“No matter what else you might feel or think, it’s working, flawlessly, magically, and without exception. Your thoughts, beliefs, and expectations are the sole cause of the effects of your life. And while this may give you pause and have you wondering why you’ve not yet met with some of the successes you’ve sought, let […]

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playing small does not serve the world

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. No, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, exceptional? Actually, who are you not to be? Your playing small does not […]

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