Learning Languages Can Change Your Life

Learning Languages Can Change Your Life

If there has been one phrase that’s stuck with me throughout the pandemic, it’s this: America is full of cultural orphans. I never could place the proper label on myself as the daughter of an Iranian immigrant, a daughter incapable of replicating the basic vowels and sounds of her mother tongue. As many of my [...]

5 Binge-Worthy Korean Romance Dramas on Netflix

5 Binge-Worthy Korean Romance Dramas on Netflix

These are addicting, don’t say I didn’t warn you!  Hope you guys are eating yummy food and having a wonderful Lunar New Year weekend! In my family, we speak Cantonese and say “Gong Hay Fat Choy” (恭喜发财).  Tomorrow’s Valentine’s day, so here is a list of my top Korean romance dramas on Netflix. You can [...]

The Act of Consumption: Why do we spend so much money on goods we don’t use?

The Act of Consumption: Why do we spend so much money on goods we don’t use?

Follow the author, Francis: HERE Have you ever purchased something that you didn’t need but somehow ended up buying it? Well, you are not the only one. So many of us are guilty of spending our money on something unnecessary. The question is: why do we recklessly spend our money on these things? SALES The [...]

The Importance of Minimalism: Why does more stuff means more happiness?

The Importance of Minimalism: Why does more stuff means more happiness?

Follow the author, Francis: HERE Watching The Minimalists: Less is Now on Netflix made me think a lot about the amount of things I have at home. We are in a world that constantly teaches us that we need more things to be happy. The reasons for working are to buy more things, but is [...]

TYPES OF ROMANTIC LOVE I EXPERIENCED

TYPES OF ROMANTIC LOVE I EXPERIENCED

People have talked about the act of love for centuries. Nowadays, everything we consume revolves around the concept of love: self-love, platonic love, familial love, and romantic love. I find myself writing a love article once every couple of months because love continues to inspire me. Love takes on many forms for me, and it [...]