Seven Universal Truths About Relationships

Originally posted on Peaks Journal:
Passion and romance are popular topics on social media. Everyone has their opinions on what creates a healthy relationship. Everyone also has an opinion on what people should do in relationships. Of course, everyone is entitled to their opinion, but opinions that perpetuate toxic behavior are not good. Relationships?Need?Work?. If…

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Travel: Things to Do in NOLA

I work at a nonprofit after-school program for disadvantaged youth and Johnny is a grad student, which means we both have to deal with overwhelming stress sometimes. To get over this stressful semester, we decided to travel for Christmas. At first, we hadn’t planned on visiting New Orleans. We considered New York City, Alaska, Yellow […]

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Travel: The Tianjin Escape

Originally posted on Peaks Journal:
The Forbidden City Over the weekend, we made some last-minute plans to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle of Beijing. We love our little apartment, and the surrounding neighborhood, but sometimes a break from the things you love is pretty refreshing. So, yes, if you’re reading this. Take…

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2020 Presidential Candidate with #HumanityFirst Policy

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By now, you’ve probably heard about Mr. Yang running for president in 2020. There’s been a steady buzz on social media, and the internet about this guy. For many it’s like a beacon of hope in a darkening America. What you probably didn’t know is that Andrew Yang is an…

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The Pitching Plague: When Communication Becomes Inhumane

“Always be pitching.” by Ikenna Nwachukwu Ikenna Nwachukwu is a freelance writer currently based in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Geralt, pixabay It’s now the cliché parting admonition from your average self-styled marketing guru. They lob it at you with the sort of light, graceful touch you would usually associate with the dispensing of profound wisdom […]

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Profile: Kylie and Leafy Co.

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The following article is about Kylie, a six-year-old girl who owns her own business. She’s an energetic, and unforgettable child whose interests are multifaceted. She has a red belt in Martial Arts and is a gardener and animal lover. She’s an outward-facing child, always on the look-out for new adventures.…

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An Interview With Charles Coles

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Charles Coles was an old man by the time he was interviewed at his home by an out-of-work writer employed by the Federal government. Mr. Rogers, the writer, was a slim fellow with a receding hairline. His clothes weren’t the finest old Mr. Coles had seen, but Mr. Rogers didn’t seem to notice. He stood there on his door step with the kind of twisted pride that came from three hundred years of being told people like him were better than most.

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