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Gaming

The joy in recording for Youtube

I’ve been make less posts lately because I’ve been spending more time on Youtube. Now I love this space and all the joy it brings me but it’s been hard for me to find interesting things to write about. I have a few ideas for October but September has been slow. We’re still indoors, we’re still worried about the future… And I’ve thrown myself hardcore into recording to distract myself. When I told Sander I didn’t know what to write…

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Personal

Keep the Black Lives Matter movement strong

As the Black Lives Matter and anti-police brutality movements fall out of media favor, don’t forget them. When social topics become unpopular, the media moves onto the next hot thing. And that sucks for powerful movements like these. It’s not even about politics, these riots are about basic human decency. So now, more than ever, don’t forget why they happened. Remind yourself everyday to continue the fight. It’s 2020 and it’s easier than ever to keep the conversation going. So…

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Personal

“I can’t breathe” – George Floyd

I may not be living in America right now but that doesn’t mean I’m not an American citizen. This is a heart breaking topic to talk about but I can’t be silent anymore. I know my reach on this platform is tiny but that doesn’t give me an excuse to be silent. My name is Lily and I’m a light skinned Indian-American woman born in 1988. I understand I will never understand the suffering of Black people. Please know that…

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Lifestyle

How the Ipad Pro 2020 increased my workflow

My trust Ipad Mini has been with me for a few years now and we’ve been through it all. We went to Europe together, both for holiday and moving day. We went through a huge break up and the death of my father. It’s seen many things of my life and it’s held up well. But with an older Ipad comes less support and I’ve struggled to keep it’s low memory free. Since we had all our holidays canceled and…

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Personal

Why I deleted Facebook

There are many reasons that people still have a Facebook. It’s one of the largest media platforms where people can connect and stay informed. I deleted mine a few months ago and haven’t looked back. Many people use it for business and I’ll be honest that I was a worried by a drop in views. It seems I had nothing to fear! If anything my viewership has gone up. Color me surprised! But why did I quit Facebook after using…

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Lifestyle

5 Things to do in 2019

The New Year can signify a change in pace. It’s the best time to start new habits and create a better life. But we should be realistic about the changes we want to make. Think about all the New Year’s resolutions you’ve made but were unable to keep. It’s important to realize that being human comes with making mistakes. There are some challenges that need hard work and discipline to get into. The best way is to start small and…

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Fashion Lifestyle

My Winter Essentials

Hat / Jacket / Hoodie / Boots / Scarf I’ve gone back to basics this holiday season with my winter essentials. I decided that I prefer comfort over fashion this year. But that doesn’t mean I sacrificed everything! Even though I’ve been bundled up nice and tight, I still put my best foot forward each time! This year I’ve got a brand new hat that protects me from the cold. The cold bites at my cheeks when I walk the dogs on those brisk winter mornings. My…

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Lifestyle Shopping

How gift mindfully

Let’s be honest with ourselves here. We want a lot of things but do we need them? Especially when it comes to Christmas. We often give gifts that friends and family don’t need, or worse yet… Don’t want. Sometimes these unwanted presents sit with us for years because of our guilt. We don’t want to throw something out when it was meant for us. How can we celebrate the holidays without being so wasteful? While this season is one of…

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Lifestyle Skincare & Beauty

Autumn Makeup Routine

Here it is, my simple Autumn Makeup Routine. It’s not fancy and it’s not amazing. It’s usually a 5 minute face. When I lived in America my routine was so much longer. I find that as I get older, I want to spend less time in the bathroom. But I do still have imperfections I want to cover. Before I apply makeup I start off with my skincare routine. I like to mix my Ordinary High-Spreadability Fluid Primer in with…

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