Going Against the Current

The past few years have been nothing but extraordinary.  I honestly can’t believe that I’m down to my last few years of teenage hood. (GAH SEND HELP) Where’d the time go? Lately, while fixing my files, I can’t help but feel nostalgic as I scroll through my old photos. I didn’t even realize how much fun I had as a teenager. It made me appreciate current situations and taught me how to live in the moment.

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I believe we’ve all had our fair share of teenage angst. I personally still can’t help but overthink about some (not necessarily wrong) decisions I’ve made in the past. Going against society’s current was challenging. I’ve encountered a lot of bumpy waves, torn sails, and thunderstorms along the way. For one would be the fact that I turned into homeschooling for high school. For a long time, I’ve always thought I was missing out on society’s so-called norm. But now, I realized that I wouldn’t have it any other way. I wouldn’t experience a lot of things if I took a different path; I wouldn’t even have this blog.

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It’s still unbelievable to think of where this blog took me. At some point, it became a safe haven for me to pour out all my insecurites and all of my “what ifs”. Even though I didn’t get to experience attending my own prom, school fairs, or taking the college reviews and entrance exams with everyone else in my batch; life had its own way of letting me experience the world outside of the box. From getting invites to the Metro’s coolest media launches (*screams* SHAWN MENDES), to speaking for some of the country’s top universities, working with brands I loved beforehand, and a few article features. Here’s to doing tests in the middle of airplane rides, P.E. classes in hotel swimming pools, history class in the actual monuments; lastly, here’s to something I’ve always dreaded, being different and taking the path less traveled.

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If you’ve reached this point, thank you for reading this very personal blogpost.

It’s okay to go against the current!




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