108 – I Have A Lot Of Trust In Humanity – Jules

108 – I Have A Lot Of Trust In Humanity – Jules

“I don’t feel very attached to my nationality as an American. I think it’s arbitrary, it’s made up. We were born there, we were given a passport, and that’s it. Of course, you’re often raised where you were born, so you inherit certain cultural norms and...
107 – I Love Existential Crises And Molars – Amy

107 – I Love Existential Crises And Molars – Amy

“I love existential crises and molars. I think they go hand in hand. I study dentistry so I look at people’s teeth a lot. I always notice their smile first.  I think a lot of people are scared of going to the dentist because of the fear of the unknown. In the...
106 – I Want To Be Irresponsible – Jin

106 – I Want To Be Irresponsible – Jin

“I have this little notebook. Whenever I meet somebody who I get close to, I ask them to write me a message in their native language. The rules are they can’t tell me what it means, and I can’t use Google Translate. I have to wait until I meet somebody else who...
105 – Being Parents Is Teamwork – Emily

105 – Being Parents Is Teamwork – Emily

“We’re raising our son with four languages. I speak to him in Swedish, my husband speaks in Polish, we communicate in English at home and at nursery he speaks Spanish. He’s just two and a half.  We moved to Valencia when my son was very little. It was so stupid,...
104 – Seeing Another Life As Closely As Your Own – Heather

104 – Seeing Another Life As Closely As Your Own – Heather

“For your entire life you’re known by one name and the day you become a parent you suddenly get given another one. That new name, “Mum” or “Dad”, is like a totally new you. You give up your old self, you sacrifice the person you used to be, and it’s like becoming a...
103 – I Think I’m Searching For Happiness – Cristina

103 – I Think I’m Searching For Happiness – Cristina

“I think I’m searching for happiness. Sometimes I question if it even exists. Or if it’s just a concept that this capitalist world has created to make us feel unhappy and like we always need to be doing something more to reach happiness.  I’ve been through...
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