A reminder that you are more than what you see

We have grown up believing that what we are made up of is not good or beautiful. We have been taught how to hide and conceal many of our characteristics and temporary conditions.

Society has embedded in our brains the need to see and copy. Mimicking all that is around us has been our second nature, because our first nature is just to be.

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How food shapes more than your body

Growing up in a city with no strict food and health restrictions or regulations, Mexico fed me with greasy delicious “antojitos” (cravings) that many people have come to stereotype as sickening and dangerous for one’s health.  Living in the U.S. and going back and forth to Mexico has made me think of the relationship between culture and food. Continue reading “How food shapes more than your body”