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Self-love takes practice

A week ago, I posted my video "10 ways I practice self-love" on YouTube. The footage was taken last year. As a huge self-love advocate, I feel like I, myself, really need some of these reminders I spoke about in the video right now. Why did I post the video a year later? I was too busy attacking how poorly shot the footage was, how my eyeliner was off, and how I was talking while eating my hair thanks to the wind. And why the huge hiatus from blogging? Probably something similar to that in nature, but how much I
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I thought Toronto was going to be boring…

I actually wouldn't mind relocating to Toronto. It's a great city- a friendlier, cleaner version of New York City. I've always wanted to do videos like this, so I decided to give it a try. I still have much to learn and cannot wait for more adventures to experiment more with my camera, make more memories, and to deliver better quality content. Hope you enjoy!
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Asian American representation

Months ago when I was impatiently awaiting the release of the movie Crazy Rich Asians, I did not expect for the movie to affect me this much. When I finally watched Crazy Rich Asians and the Netflix film To All the Boys I've Loved Before, I knew that both films have done just that. Crazy Rich Asians is a romantic comedy-drama that tells the story of Rachel, an NYU professor who accompanies her boyfriend to his best friend's wedding in Singapore and learns that he's the son of the richest family on the island and To All the Boys I've
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Being consistent

My go-to quick fun fact has been about kickboxing. Kickboxing, you heard right. It sounds intense and badass because it is! Before I started my first class ever back in 2016, my stomach was in knots. I was watching the previous class do the 15-minute warm up exercises and died inside. Oh shoot, I can't do that!!! That's...what, oh my goodness...I'm going to pass out!  I was sloppy and took a huge hiatus from kickboxing from November 2017 to middle of May 2018 because, well, life happened. Also, when you don't go for that long, you have trouble convincing yourself that
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How’s your commute?

After reading an old blog post I wrote--a little story about my commute one day after work and experiencing this past Tuesday's commute (over two hours to get home), I feel inspired to write this post, especially since the amount of complaining I have been doing related to my commute has been aplenty. Your commute also happens to be one of the first questions you get when you start a new job: "How's your commute? Is it better than the old job?" It really is a way for the person asking the question to benchmark how great or awful to
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