How was my 2020? What will I do in 2021?

(See my reflection/resolution posts from previous years here: 2018 and 2019).

As we all know, 2020 has not been what we expected at the beginning of it. So many firsts for the modern civilization that we live in.

So many losses, too.

I’m one of the lucky ones, since I didn’t lose anyone from my close circles and family members. I also have been working remotely even before the pandemic, so my life hasn’t really changed except that I couldn’t work at cafes.

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You don’t need to sound American

“I fought my accent for so long,” Gadot says. “Like, I gotta sound more American. I was a little bit shy about my accent. Until I let it go. My dialect coach told me, ‘As long as you’re clear and understood, own it.’ And since I’ve started to own it, I feel free.”

Gal Gadot in GQ

What’s your first language?

Mine is Indonesian.

I was exposed to the English language when I was 6. Or maybe earlier, I’m not really sure because my mom was a kindergarten teacher and she always brought home some books in English from the library.

From the age of 6 to 18, I always had English classes at school. I also was enrolled in some courses here and there.

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