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Rebraining My Brain

I need to rewire my brain, that’s the conclusion Lindsey (my counsellor) and I reached after my last session. I don’t like saying rewiring, so I made up the term rebrainig (which is not really a word, but I’ve decided to use … Continue reading

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Truthful Adverbs

Ironically, I cannot be indifferent to indifference. Because it’s not what I am,  because I wasn’t raised to accept and understand such things, because I refuse to believe that’s the only way.   Ideally, I wish I could love and … Continue reading

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Almost 7 Years

Achieving one of my biggest dreams didn’t come easy. I wanted to leave Mexico, I wanted this so badly for many years. Eventually, I did it. I became permanent resident of a First World country, and now I’m lucky enough … Continue reading

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The Right to Complaint

  You can get lucky and everything will go well. You may force yourself to feel lucky and everything will falsely go well.   Nobody ever warned you about it what is it to warned about? They’re friendly, there are … Continue reading

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On Race

I never thought about race until I came to Canada. I didn’t understand the meaning of race and white privilege from a western perspective until I left Mexico. I’m a mestiza and I’ve always known that I’m not white. During … Continue reading

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Kindly Inddiferent

Weeks ago, while talking to a friend, she came up with a wonderful concept that I have embraced ever since: kindly indifference My conversation with Cynthia was about cultural differences, or perhaps more specifically, how Cynthia and I have certain … Continue reading

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