I have a love/hate relationship with the word, “worth.”

I often ask myself, “Do you know your worth?”

It all started when I watched “The Joy Luck Club” movie.

In it, An-Mei tells her daughter Rose, “No, this cannot be, this not knowing what you’re worth, this not begin with you. My mother not know her worth until too late – too late for her, but not for me. Now we will see if not too late for you, hmm?”

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One of the hardest things for me to do is ask for help.

I’ve always been this way. I’ve always felt that I could do something myself if I really tried. I’ve always felt that when I asked for help, that was admitting I couldn’t do something on my own.

I’ve learned that that’s no way of living. But I still find it difficult to ask for help. So I’m here to do that right now. I’m asking you to help me.

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I’ve always been a dreamer. I’ve always thought my dreams were attainable. I consider them goals. I’ve got some small dreams and some big dreams.

Small dream: Go to grad school.
Big dream: Move to NY and work at a magazine.

I accomplished my small dream, and half of my big dream. I’ve moved to NY, but I’m not in the magazine industry yet. (OK, so my dream has changed to work in editorial instead of just at a magazine.)

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