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4 Lessons I Have Learned After Two Months of Being Head of Content
Doing a great job at work and minding your own business is one thing. Managing other people is a whole different story. I’m good at excelling at my expertise. I’m good at following instructions. I’m good at doing well on my own. Taking the lead? Not so much.
My First Trip during COVID-19 to Porto, Portugal
About one year ago, I landed in Porto, Portugal after eight months of staying put. The lockdown was starting to be lifted and people were traveling cautiously. I already had handed in my thesis so I took the chance to blow off some steam and boarded the earliest flight to Porto.
- Top Story - November 2021
I Would Do Anything To Not Ask For Help
From a young age, I was taught to be independent. My mother, who also hates asking for help, kept reminding me that while lending other people a helping hand is necessary, I should refrain from asking for their support as much as possible. I grew up thinking that if I could do anything myself, I would never reach out for help.
The Aftermath of Friendship Breakups
I can't quite describe what happened in detail. Right after we decided that we were done, I erased everything that remotely related to our friendships. I blocked their numbers and social media accounts. I deleted our chat history. I threw out the journal that was my emotional support after our fights (it's actually not a fight since it was them attacking me verbally and I just sat there taking it in passively). Every evidence that showed how close we used to be was discarded: photos, videos, gifts. The first time was painful and long. The second got shorter but not in the least, any less torturous. How could it be gut-wrenching when you ended a relationship you thought would be long-lasting?
The COVID-19 Lockdown Has Created A Tradition for My Family
I have been living with my brother and sister-in-law in an 86m2 apartment in Hanoi, Vietnam for eight months. Before July 2021, I was the only one who stayed at home regularly because I work virtually. My brother and his wife both had full-time jobs and had to work at their office.