I Made It Through 100 Days of Chemo

I’m 20 years old, I work almost full time, I didn’t know anyone when I moved here 6 months ago, my family is a 6 hour drive away, and I have cancer. Life has not been very easy lately, but somehow, I’ve passed my 100th day of chemo mark last week and today I received a promotion at a company that is giving me incredible opportunities to learn, add value and build lasting friendships.

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How I Stay Stress Free (For The Most Part)

Stress can pile up like snow. It falls slowly, but then after a little while, you find yourself with a shovel, digging your way out. The trick is to not let it pile up, whether that means taking part in some healthy stress relievers, attacking tasks as soon as they come up, or reflecting on your problems. I feel like I rarely worry and feel pretty relaxed most the time because of the habits I've made.

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Diversity is a Treasure We Shouldn't Take For Granted

Diversity is a Treasure We Shouldn't Take For Granted

Out of all the places I’ve been to, the US and Canada are the most open minded places for being whoever you want to be. For the most part, you can be whoever you want to be and you’ll find people who accept you somewhere. You can be transgender, gay, have green hair or a sleeve of tattoos and you will find others like you. We’ve outlawed discrimination in the workplace, and we have more rights and opportunities than most countries.

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Dear High School Students

Dear High School Students

You’ve been told your whole life that if you make good grades, go to a good college, and work hard, then you will get a good job after you graduate. And this may be the case for some, but over half of all college graduates are underemployed, meaning they work at a coffee shop or something they are overqualified for, or they are unemployed. 7 out of 10 graduates are in debt from student loans. More grads are living with their parents than ever before.

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