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Bones & Bribir

The irony of experiencing total elation when fulfilling a lifelong dream is that it never
sounds as good when you try and explain it out loud. Happiness is such an inward emotion,
warming every inch of your soul until your cheeks ache from a permanent smile. I’m positive every pair of eyes currently reading this little entry is familiar with the feeling. Stay in that mindset as I attempt to transport you back to April, in the small township of Bribir in southern Croatia…

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Failure Should Be An Option

I think we live in a harsh and brutal time in society. We’ve grown up thinking “we must not fail, only success is rewarded”. I get it, we all want to do well and feel like we’ve achieved something. Our education system is set up like this: pass/fail. Or in university, we are awarded in numbers and classes of Honors. It’s hard to work against something that is subconsciously indoctrinated into us.

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The Experienced Quitter

Today I woke up unemployed.

I kept my eyes closed a little longer, eager to feel the butterflies set in, but they didn’t. I opened them to find the sun filtering through the cracks in my blinds as I stretch my waking muscles. Today is the first day I have woken up unemployed in seven years.

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