I find it difficult to summarize myself. Everyday feels different as a result of my mood, interactions with others, and recent interests. The core of me, however, has probably solidified by now and acts as a foundation for my actions and thoughts. It’s my core qualities and values that I’ll try to describe.

When I look back on my life, I feel I’m slowly waking up. Every year I have more awareness and perspective of changes and events in my life, those of my family and friends, and that of the world. Looking back on my adolescence or even early twenties, I’m embarrassed by how often I was naive, ignorant, or unfeeling. I hope each year makes me more lucid and in touch with the world around me.