We don’t believe what’s on TV (What this song means to me)

Hello again! Today I’m going to share this song with you. I don’t know if you have listened to it but I’m sure that most of you know the band Twenty One Pilots. Well, there’s this song called “We don’t believe what’s on TV” by TOP. Most of their songs sound happy, but sometimes the lyrics are kind of depressing and relatable.

I need to tell a story first before I say what the song means to me, it’s going to be a little bit long but I feel like I need to let this out.
It was my senior year in high school, I had to make a career choice. I was 17 and I had no idea what I wanted to study after high school but somehow I made a choice: Sociology. I live in Mexico but I didn’t want to study college here (I still don’t want to); I wanted to go to the UK so my college counselor helped me to find some options. Before I began this, my father made the commitment to pay the school for me; my parents separated the year before so things were bad, especially because he didn’t want to give my mother …

This is my fight song (Playlist)

I have many playlists in my phone, but this is one of my favorites. I named it “This is my fight song”; mainly because of the song “Fight song” by Rachel Platten, but also because it’s full of songs that make me feel strong, courageous and powerful. It’s like a Girl Power playlist but I feel that it is so much more, it inspires me to dream and make my dreams come true, to be brave, to believe, to try and to live my story. I hope you like these songs.

1. I Believe (feat. Demi Lovato) – DJ Khaled

This song is from the soundtrack of the movie “A Wrinkle in Time”. This movie is really interesting, but what I liked the most about was the female character and her character development; at the beginning she’s an insecure girl but then she finds her strength. And I think that’s the message that this song is trying to transmit; to believe in ourselves because we are stronger than we think and that we are powerful. This song makes me feel powerful.
2. Limitless –Jennifer Lopez

I haven’t watch…

Places I've been to (Part 2: Poland, UK & France)

2. Krakow, Warsaw , Oxford, London & Paris

After I finished middle school, my parents decided it was time for me to change schools again (for the fourth time in my life). This new school was very different from all the previous schools, but fortunately I made good friends. My first year of high school (in 2011) was difficult, but the happiest memories I have of that year are from a special trip. Every year my school organizes a cultural trip to Europe, this is mainly so that students could take English classes at the Oxford City Centre, but it is also to visit other countries and learn from them.

When I heard about this trip I got super excited and I told my parents about it so they went to the school to receive more information about it. The 12 year old me was never nervous or scared, I was so happy that I didn’t even stop to think about anything else. But now that I’m older I know that my father was scared and didn’t want me to go. That year the countries that the school chose w…

My favorite Audrey Hepburn quotes

Audrey Hepburn has been my role model since I saw a picture of her on We Heart It when I was 13 and WHI was my life. I thought she was interesting so I started to investigate more about her, I even watched The Audrey Hepburn Story. I was inspired by Audrey, there was much more to her than her style and career, she was a beautiful person inside and out. So here are some of my favorite quotes, I hope you also feel inspired.
1. “The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present, and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.”
I can relate to this quote so much. After all I’ve been through for the past five years, I’ve learned to live in the moment and just enjoy where I am now. Sometimes I think about the future, but I try not to stress myself. 2. “Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.”
2018 was a year of self-discovery, I found out a lot about myself. One day when I was in class a teacher told me that for the car…

Highlights from my year as a nineteen year old

I turned 20 a month ago so I want to share some highlights from my last teen year (nineteen). Of course I had a lot of fantastic moments these years but these were the most important ones for me. 
On my nineteenth birthday I went to the zoo with one of my best friends. In the Chapultepec Zoo (Mexico) there’s a house of free-flying butterflies and my friend and I were looking at the butterflies when a lady came over and asked us if we wanted to release a butterfly that had emerged from its chrysalis the previous week. We had to choose a name for it before releasing it so we named it Anastasia. It was a beautiful experience and the best way to begin my last year as a teenager.

Another one of my dreams is to learn to play the drums, like Josh Dun (Twenty One Pilots) or Glen Power (The Script); when I was 13 my father told me that he was going to buy me a set of drums; he never did but life goes on. A friend of mine takes piano lessons in a school near my house an…

Places I’ve been to (Part 1: United States)

I’m so grateful because in my almost twenty years of life I’ve had the opportunity to travel several times, either with my family or with my classmates. I’ve been to the United States, Poland, England, France, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Scotland, Turkey and Greece. Each of these countries has a special place in my heart, so I’ll talk about these trips in different posts, starting with the United States.
1. San Antonio, Texas (United States)

The first time I left my country was to visit San Antonio, Texas. When I was little, my father used to go to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas for work reasons; we’re from Mexico City, so it was really far. One summer, when I was like 8 years old, my father made a decision, instead of going alone to Nuevo Laredo, he decided to take us with him. Well, actually we went alone (my mom, my sister and I) on a bus and my father waited for us somewhere in Nuevo Laredo. From that day, every time we went to Nuevo Laredo we stayed at the same hotel (Crowne Plaza); t…

3 books on my bookshelf

I chose 3 books from my bookshelf to share.  Libro Mágico by Carla Medina
“Libro Mágico” is Carla Medina’s third book. She is a Mexican TV host, actress and singer. This magical book is a 12 month introspection plan to help you become the best version of yourself. It has activities that will help you know yourself in a deeper way, they will not only to help your mind, but also your spirit and body. The illustrations were made by her brother Erick Medina and they are just fantastic.

Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Library: A collection of literary quotes and inspirational musings by Brittany Rubiano
This book is basically a literary journal of inspiring quotes and notes from Belle’s favorite books. Belle is one of my favorite princesses so when I heard about this book I had to buy it. I loved everything about this book, it helped me understand Belle's personality a little more.

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
When I was a kid my uncle used to bring movies to my grandma…