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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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My Two Instant Thoughts

When small things crush me, this is what I immediately think: I’m simply not meant for happiness & Why do X & Y never have any failures like mine?; they don’t work hard at all and things go well for … Continue reading

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Some Reasons of Why I Write

I write because I’ve always liked it. It doesn’t matter in what language I do it. I love Spanish and its words, but I love words more than any language. So now I write in English because it reaches more people; … Continue reading

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Yes, I am Loved

I’ve been sad for many reasons. One of them (and it’s not really the main one) is that I feel that I’m not really loved in my new home. Now, I know this is a lie. I know people love … Continue reading

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Our Love In Canada

Our love in Canada is:   Multicultural We’re in!  We look different, and actually, we are different! A mestiza and a white man, a Mexican and a Canadian. I have no interest in finding out where exactly my great-grandfather from … Continue reading

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Please, Even If You Mean Well…

It makes quite angry when people say: Ohh Silvia, you couldn’t move to (mention here any other Canadian city that is not Vancouver nor Victoria)…it would be too cold for you. I like to think people mean well, but this … Continue reading

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This Stuff is Real

On Sunday I was part of a bake sale. I did some baking that I brought for the sale, I helped setting up, wrapping the treats into plates, cleaning up. As an immigrant I thought bake sales were a myth, … Continue reading

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