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Trying to live a happier life – 10 life “hacks”

Hi there, thanks for tuning in. As you may have seen I started making Youtube videos for fun. I’ve technically had a channel since 2017 but only posted a few videos!

I called these hacks because they are less so broad life philosophies and more so tips and tricks to slowly work towards a happier life.

If you have any video requests, be sure to let me know :-)

Here is some music I’ve been listening to! Shoutout to Maddy, aka Mr. Moist for the rec:

I started a podcast!

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This podcast is inspired by the following text post I saw on Instagram a few weeks ago:

“You’re not behind in life. There’s no timetable that we all must follow. It’s made up. 7 billion people can’t do everything in the same order. What’s early? What’s late? Compared to who? Don’t beat yourself up for where you are. It’s YOUR schedule and everything is right on time.” Continue reading

My experience hosting an exchange student

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Left to right: Vicky, Lacey, me

If you saw a diverse group of high school students waiting at the airport eagerly holding up signs, barely able to contain their excitement, the last thing you would expect is that they are part of a Chinese exchange student program.

But on that particular Sunday afternoon, the host students indeed attracted a great deal of attention with their enthusiasm and vivacity.

Students at our school were hosting students from both China and Argentina; the cultural exchange proved very enriching, bringing together American, Argentinian, and Chinese students, a rare occurrence.

In a society that often tends to stereotype people based on their race (among other things), this program really pushed interaction to overcome this sort of ignorance. 

Our school community embraced their arrival with open-mindedness and made them feel unconditionally welcome in our hallways. Continue reading