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  • Life Lately: November Goals

    I can’t believe it’s already November! It feels like just yesterday I was moving to NYC to start my internship at the UN. Now, I officially have less than one month yet. Seriously, where has time gone?! I wrote a lot in October and dedicated a…

  • Reading for Pleasure: A Journey

    Reading for pleasure used to be my thing. For most of my childhood and adolescence, I was known as a reader. I would spend my nights reading into the early hours of the morning, hoping my parents wouldn’t come check on me to find out that, no,…

  • Things to be Happy About This Autumn

    I’m not one to hide how much I dislike summer. Sure, summer in NYC was a lot cooler and less humid than summers in Tampa, but I still found myself cursing the heat as I walked to and from work. Autumn and winter are definitely…

  • Life in NYC: UNGA Edition

    Ahh, September in New York: the time when summer slowly starts to come to an end, when the nights get a little longer, and when the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) comes to town. As written in my earlier posts, I am lucky enough to…

  • Children of Syria: A Must-Watch Documentary

    Imagine having to flee the place you call home. Imagine living where you fear being shot at by rebel groups or your own government every time you step out your door. Imagine losing your father or husband or other family members to a terrorist group. Imagine…

  • Life Lately: Happy Things

    Time flies here in New York. Work makes the days go by relatively quickly and I spend my weekends either in hermit mode or out exploring. I still have so much more I want to see but I’m slowly ticking things off the list. Here…

  • Life Lately

    Hello, everyone! I’m so happy it is officially the weekend. After being sick last week and having a full week of work this week, I’m definitely glad for the break. Here’s what’s been going on in my life lately:…