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February 2016

Opinion

Re: Why I Will Never Respect Meghan Trainer

I recently read an blog post, “Why I Will Never Respect Meghan Trainer,” and the first thing that popped into my mind was… Wow,ย really harsh words for someone who claims to be a “feminist.”

 

My first thought was that this is probably some feminist who obviously doesn’t understand the definition of feminism at its core.

 

Yes, feminism is about equality for men and women, and that’s the basic gist of it, but it’s also more than that. As a feminist myself, I believe that regardless of another woman’s personal beliefs and opinions, we are all women who face the same or similar issues on a daily basis, and for that reason alone,ย we should always respect each other.

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Holidays

Valentine’s Day

Right now I’m sitting in the backyard of my parent’s house, wondering how the heck I’m so freezing cold in this 70 degree weather. I literally feel like I’m in a nightmare. How do people do this? This is summer weather for my family up north, why am I being ridiculous?

But, no matter.

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Lifestyle

A Monkey’s Roots

It’s Chinese New Year and officially my year again! I’m a Monkey (and no I don’t make a habit of saying that)!

Hopefully this means amazing things for my family and I. Today we got together to clean and reorganize the dojo we own. It’s amazing how moving things around and dusting off the shelves can really make a change in the energy of a place.

Lately I’ve been feeling a lot closer to the family business. I think after so many years of it being my life, I needed some ย s p a c e ย to breathe and be on my own. Now, I think I’m ready to go back to my monkey roots.

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