Your own personal mug. It’s a necessity.
You don’t want the same life you lived before. But don’t try to be too different, don’t try to make your life the complete opposite of what it was before — you’ll drive yourself crazy.
I also think, unlike most cities, New York almost projects a certain lifestyle or “rite de passage” that should be followed.
Thank you America for having me.
Like an addict, I suffer from an illness and consider myself always in recovery.
Here are three steps that I’ve taken over the years to manage recurring clinical depression.
From the outside looking in, the USA advertises itself as treating everyone “equally” and not discriminating by race, religion, or cultural background. Just like any product, it’s not always as advertised.
I still have all of the notes my 5th grade classmates wrote before I left.
Your GPS will become your best friend but even still you will inevitably find yourself wondering where you are 9 times out of 10.
If you can’t sell it on eBay, throw it away. Anything you pull out of a crevice that you haven’t used in the past three months, throw it out. You don’t need it. You will never need it but on the off chance you do, you will be able to buy a new one once you are settled. If you’re moving a three-year-old Swiffer, you don’t understand life.
For the first time in my life I am very much aware of how much stuff I accumulate and I actively try to work against that force.