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115 – Was That Decision For Me? – Maria

115 – Was That Decision For Me? – Maria

"I was offered a job recently. It's for three years in Toulouse doing work in one of the best research centres in Europe. That’s pretty cool! But only if you want to commit to working behind a computer for eight hours a day for the next three years. I’ve been working...

112 – I’ll Always Choose Cricket Over Girls – Sharad

112 – I’ll Always Choose Cricket Over Girls – Sharad

"I feel like there's more human connection in India. You live for someone else there, and someone else lives for you. That bond you share with your own people is something I’ve not experienced anywhere else. What’s the point of life if it isn’t for human connection?...

111- I’m Consciously Trying To Make This Home – Betti

111- I’m Consciously Trying To Make This Home – Betti

As a girl in your mid-twenties, you see people getting married, getting promotions, getting engaged and buying a house. And it’s a lot of pressure. If you stay in one place your entire life that’s a very easy thing to do. Boy meets girl, girl meets boy, high school,...

113 – Lost Between Nationalities – Amarens

113 – Lost Between Nationalities – Amarens

"I did my very first exchange in Panama when I was sixteen. It felt like such an intense experience. Until about two weeks into my exchange I just felt really excited. My host family literally lived in the jungle. We didn’t have water. There were monkeys. It was...

110 – I Just Want To Live Pain Free – Mathilde & Jean

110 – I Just Want To Live Pain Free – Mathilde & Jean

Jean: "I spent fifteen years living in Venezuela and four years in the US. I was in the US because my mother had a business visa. And literally the first order of Trump was to eliminate those visas. So we had to flee.  When we first moved to the US, my mother was...

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Ep 19 – Learning To Love Myself – Nika Erčulj

Ep 19 – Learning To Love Myself – Nika Erčulj

My recovery journey started about 5 years ago, when I was kinda thrown into therapy. When people ask me what my diagnosis was, I never know how to answer. At the beginning I really wanted that word, and I think a lot of people do when...

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