• Diaries,  Past

    Third Culture Kid Diaries: Connecting with Locals and Making Friends

    When you move somewhere new, you’re starting out with a clean slate. You go and create a new community of people you surround yourself with. This can take time and when you’re out in the real world, it takes pushing out of your comfort zone to find that group of people you click with. I share a few tips I've learned along the way to connect with people in a new environment.

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    First Time Skiing

    I am one of those people who is always down to try new things. When my roommate said she had vouchers for skiing and asked me if I wanted to go, I immediately went, "HELL YEAH, LET'S GO!" I think I did a pretty good job for my first time on the slopes!

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    Longan Cakes

    Sometimes I feel like I don’t know what my purpose is in life. Whenever I feel like I don’t know what I’m doing with my life, I find little things to do that make me feel better like baking for a family member! How do you deal with uncertainties in your life?

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    Blog Resolutions for 2018

    It’s been about a year since we made the decision to start up our blog again. After a year of pretty consistent blogging, we are so happy for all the things we wrote about, learned, and accomplished. Here is a review on 2017 and our goals going forward for 2018!

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    Volunteering at Citizens School

    I volunteered at a Citizen Schools’ event, where I mock interviewed several 8th graders to prepare them for job or high school interviews. They surprised me at how serious they were about their futures. In this post I share some of my favorite moments from the interviews I conducted.

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    Trying New Things: Bouldering

    When was the last time you tried something new? We feel comfortable doing the things we know, but sometimes doing the same things every day can start feeling dull. This year I want to try more new things, explore new places, and put more effort into breaking out of my routine as much as possible. One new activity is bouldering.

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    My Final Post About 2017

    I wanted to do dedicated posts on the different things I did at the end of the year - Seattle, roadtrip from Seattle to Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Universal Studios, my coworker's wedding, and all that jazz. So this is my final post about the last bits and pieces of 2017.