Notes to my younger self, Posts in English

10 Reasons why you should study abroad

I really enjoyed my time as an exchange student in Asia. I discovered a continent I have never been to before. Besides, I have learned a lot and gained meaningful insights from that experience. Here are 10 reasons why you should study abroad. 1. To discover the world on a budget Photo by Public Domain… Continue reading 10 Reasons why you should study abroad

Notes to my younger self, Posts in English

5 Tips to deal with hypersensitivity

The definition of hypersensitivity that can be found on the Internet is rather vague: extreme or exaggerated sensitivity. In medicine, hypersensitivity is used to characterize an excessive sensitivity to an external factor or agent that may result in an allergy, among other things. Thus, a hypersensitive person would be someone who has disproportionate emotional but… Continue reading 5 Tips to deal with hypersensitivity

Notes to my younger self, Posts in English

20 Things you need to do in your early 20s

To follow up with my post on the 20 lessons I have learned in my early 20s, I wanted to give you some advice on the things you should already be doing at this age. Life is short so let's go and don't wait any longer! 1. Be selfish (sometimes) You should come first. Actually,… Continue reading 20 Things you need to do in your early 20s

Notes to my younger self, Posts in English

10 Reasons why I loved growing up in a big family

Coming from a large family, I am often asked how I lived my childhood and people are sometimes surprised when I explain to them that it was pretty cool! So here are 10 advantages to being part of a large family. Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com 1. Always someone to play with As a… Continue reading 10 Reasons why I loved growing up in a big family

Notes to my younger self, Posts in English

20 Lessons I have learned in my early 20s

Turning 25 is a big step in one's life. You realize that you are not in your early 20s anymore and are slowly approaching your 30s. It is also a time to reflect on the mistakes you did in your past or what you wished you knew. Here are the 20 lessons I have learned… Continue reading 20 Lessons I have learned in my early 20s

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8 Life lessons I have learned from my dad

Baba* was a very wise man. I have been lucky enough to learn these life lessons from him and wanted to share them with you. Photo de Negative Space sur Pexels.com 1. Women are much stronger than they think, they just don't know it Mothers carry their children during 9 months. A woman is always… Continue reading 8 Life lessons I have learned from my dad

Notes to my younger self, Posts in English

Dealing with grief at a young age

Dealing with grief is never easy. It is especially true when you lost someone at a young age. You were maybe still a child or a teenager. In both cases, you are missing someone who was a pillar in your education and development. For me it was my Dad. I was 14. Photo de Pixabay… Continue reading Dealing with grief at a young age