“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” –Helen Keller.

In its definition, the word “vision” is a double-edged sword; one definition meaning a sense that the eyes possess, and another definition referring to the ability to think and plan the future with a certain wisdom.


He left with milk for his sister while I left with a new eye on life

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Let’s just hope writing about it will help me understand it better

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A few days ago, I got back from a beautiful week-long vacation in Turkey. For eight days straight, I meandered the streets of Istanbul; stopping only to take photos and enjoy delicious Turkish cuisine. As the golden sun shined on me for that week, I felt pure bliss. There were no worries and for the first time in a long time; I felt authentically myself.

But, since I’ve gotten home, that has all changed. Nothing I do reminds me of myself. Where have I gone? It feels a lot more than just post-vacation blues.


The plight called “revenge bedtime procrastination”

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You’ve done it again. You sabotaged your sleep.

What is revenge bedtime procrastination? Where did the term come from?

Revenge bedtime procrastination is essentially when one sacrifices time meant for sleep in order to feel a sense of control over time. This usually happens in…


You know what, maybe we aren’t so bad after all.

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The summer of my sophomore year of high school, my brother, Mom, and I packed a month’s worth of summer clothes for our visit to my Grandma in France.

Not a single article of clothing in the suitcase was suitable for the harsh winter climate of France. Neither our clothing nor our intentions at the time matched with the reality: we would end up spending almost two years in France.


As COVID cases are rising, Tokyo fights back by placing Tokyo under a state of emergency

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State of emergency for Japan

Starting from July 12th and running until August 22nd, Japan has announced a state of emergency and various countermeasures to combat the rising COVID cases in the face of the opening ceremony of the Summer Games.

What about the Games?

The Games have already been delayed due…


The neuroscience behind what diary writing can do for your mind and body

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Kim Jong Un’s weight loss is not well-received by North-Koreans

Kim Jong Un’s weight loss shown in pictures from February and June (ChannelNewsAsia)


Are the days of endless oozing burger advertisements running television over?

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How the “Border Crisis” has ruined the Biden administration

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Soha Sherwani

Hello, world! I am a university student who has lived in France for the past year. I hope to share the countless things I have learned in my life with you!

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