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Just Another Nice Guy – Part 1

Just Another Nice Guy – Part 1

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Oh. Did she just say, “Oh”? Oh. Oh my God. She said it again. I’m gonna be sick. Oh… [half speed] Oh… [slow motion] Oh… [gag reflex] Okay so, I swear there’s a very good reason as to why this simple word is having such a strong effect on my gag reflex. I guess it […]

What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Jia Jiang

What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Jia Jiang

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When I was six years old, I received my gifts. My first grade teacher had this brilliant idea. She wanted us to experience receiving gifts but also learning the virtue of complimenting each other. So she had all of us come to the front of the classroom, and she bought all of us gifts and […]

Loneliness

Loneliness

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Everybody feels lonely from time to time. When we have no one to sit next to at lunch, when we move to a new city, or when nobody has time for us at the weekend. But over the last few decades, this occasional feeling has become chronic for millions. In the UK, 60% of 18 […]