I do not like working in offices. Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with offices but I don't feel like I am at my most productive when surrounded by others who barely talk and make the atmosphere feel stifling. I quickly found this out when I began my MSc and was assigned a desk with the PhD students who didn't so much as look over at me. Away from the comforts of home in a new country, I just longed to be home and soon enough was spending more time writing there than in my designated space,
And though the flexibility of working from home is freaking awesome – and not having to commute like the one I have now, ahem, Sydney – working from home does have its challenges.
Many people like to lump Latinx and Hispanic communities into one. But, like a rainbow, we come from many different backgrounds and countries. Two people from the same country will not always have the same upbringing; two people who are Latinx/Hispanic by blood will not be the same. Let's try to stop acting like we are all one perfect cookie cutter mold.
Hi! I'm Melissa, an Australian-based Latina science educator, podcaster, and freelance writer. I spend a lot more time on Instagram and Twitter, but blogging is my first love. Thanks for stopping by — I hope you stay a while.
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