Monday, August 8 2022 - 8:21 AM

In Between

Jael Amador, a young adult living in New York City, writes about her journey through school, health habits, friends, spiritual discoveries, and more.

The Mess in My Closet

Upwords Game

In terms of moving, my childhood was pretty stable. I think I moved approximately three times throughout my childhood, adolescence, and teen years. That number …

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Weekend In the Rain

people waiting for bus

“Can nothing go right?!” I was at my wit’s end! I had been planning a fun weekend at my parent’s house for some of my …

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Who You Telling?!

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Colloquialisms, expressions, and idioms have a special place in my heart. I find them very interesting because they seem to give a little insight into …

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Thinking About Me

lady driving car

I have a teeny tiny red Toyota Echo. What’s that? You’ve never heard of the Toyota Echo? Well, that’s because they don’t make it anymore. …

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I Like My Face

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For the past couple of months I’ve been mentoring a teen in my neighborhood. She’s incredibly intelligent, funny, and kind. I absolutely love spending time …

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My New Planner

daily planner

Every few months or so, I get frustrated with the lack of progress in my life and I spend money on a new (sometimes expensive) …

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Grandmother’s Singing

lady singing

My grandmother’s name was Luz. “Luz” means light in Spanish, and I honestly can’t think of a more fitting name. I’ve been thinking a lot …

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Harsh Feedback

Fledgling songwriters, some of whom I have never met before, often email me and ask me to listen to their music. I used to get …

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Needless Worrying

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Have you ever been watching a movie and all of a sudden realized that something absolutely terrible is about to happen? It’s a very familiar …

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Distractions

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I am never more diligent about house cleaning, doing laundry, and organizing my surroundings than when I have a deadline to meet. Usually, I’m pretty …

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