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What Now?

What Now?

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 24, 2021

Up until this year, never had my plans turned out to be the opposite of what I expected. 2020 was not a bad year for me. The summer was a lot of fun. I exercised more than ever and achieved my ideal...

My Biggest Regret

My Biggest Regret

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 19, 2021

One of my great goals and I imagine yours too, is to be able to reach the end of my days regretting as few things as possible. I want to grow up and be proud of my time here on Earth and say I had made...

My Grain of Sand

My Grain of Sand

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 3, 2021

"The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others." - Albert Schweitzer I grew up in an environment that was quite different from most others. My parents work...

Break Ups With My Best Friend - Part 2

Break Ups With My Best Friend – Part 2

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff March 1, 2021

At some point, you may feel like you and a friend no longer connect, whether you find that you have less in common or that lately you are being treated differently, or that you are giving so many explanations...

Do We Complain Too Much?

Do We Complain Too Much?

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff February 26, 2021

I remember how one day I decided that I wasn't going to complain for 24 hours. I was looking at my social networks, and I came across an image on Facebook that said something like: «Try going 24 hours...

Break Ups With My Best Friend - Part 1

Break Ups With My Best Friend – Part 1

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff February 5, 2021

It is very common to hear stories of heartbreak, abandonment, endings of a couple’s relationship... But rarely do I hear honest stories about why friendships ended. And yes, I broke up with my best friend...

Am I Ready to Get Married?

Am I Ready to Get Married?

Daniela Baptista Haros, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

Maybe this column won’t be the ideal happy future bride story but it surely will be the truth.  I mentioned in one of my previous columns, “Hey COVID-19, I Just Want to Get Married,” that I am...

No Time to Lose

No Time to Lose

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff December 9, 2020

This is the story of Antonio, my fiancé. A story that always makes me cry and makes me appreciate him every day. I am honored to write and share this story. *** Screeching tires, lights flashing,...

Let It Out

Let It Out

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff November 25, 2020
In fact, my grammar has been my Darth Vader, my Lord Voldemort, and my kryptonite to this day. 
Hey, COVID-19? I Just Want to Get Married

Hey, COVID-19? I Just Want to Get Married

Daniela Baptista Haros, Impact Staff November 17, 2020
But although it sounds shabby, this is the moment I’ve been waiting for my whole life, and nothing is going to prevent me from marrying Antonio, not even you, COVID-19.
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