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Losing Someone You Love

This is one of my favorite songs to listen especially when I am alone, or at night, or whenever I feel incomplete. It’s written by  the American singer-songwriter, Jenn Bostic, which is composed for her father who died when she was a little girl. The song is released in 2012.

 

I find the song very powerful and emotional. It feels like your heart is being pricked with a pin in every word of the lyrics. I actually feel like crying every time I hear the song.

 

Losing someone in your life is really difficult. Shadows of the memories… The thought of not feeling or seeing that person or loved one EVER again… The sadness that feels like forever…

 

Here’s Donna Taggart’s version of the song:

 

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Get Better in Conversation by Avoiding the Word “VERY”

“VERY” is an extremely used adverb. Let’s give it a break! There are a lot of words you can use to replace the adverb ‘very’ which can definitely broaden your English communicating skills.

 

‘VERY’ needs some rest, too!

 

1. VERY NOISY

Instead of saying “very noisy”, try to use DEAFENING.

The firecrackers were so deafening that made my ears tingle.

 

2. VERY SIMPLE

You can simply say BASIC, right?

The procedure is basic. You can follow it without other’s assistance.

 

3. VERY SCARED

If you’re referring to an extreme fear, use TERRIFIED instead of the two words “very scared”.

She’s terrified of these terrorist attacks.

 

4. VERY POWERFUL

Say, you have watched a great performance and wanted to commend it as a ‘very powerful’ performance, try to use COMPELLING.

It was a compelling performance. I love it!

 

5. VERY RICH

Yes, this means one has a great deal of money but in place of this, you can say WEALTHY. As simple as that but avoiding the word “very”

They should dig deep from the wealthy men for charity.

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Let It Go…

“Life becomes easier when you let go of the unneeded stress. If it’s out of your control, don’t let it worry you.”
I guess stress is a part of growing up. Life becomes harder because of stress that comes up along with our problems, our trials. But bear in mind that it’s how you understand the situation and manage it. 
This may sound easy, but it’s hard… YOU JUST NEED TO BE STRONG AND NEVER LET GO OF YOUR FAITH IN GOD AND TRUST YOURSELF THAT YOU’LL SURVIVE.

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SYNONYMS to the Rescue (Part 1): EMOTIONS

I don’t hate English subject, but I don’t love it much as well. Nonetheless, it really makes a HUGE difference if you are able to understand and communicate in English.

It was in high school when I found out how powerful using SYNONYMS are. It helped me expound any message I’d like to tell to anyone.

Again, as a disclaimer, I am not good in English but I’d like to share with you some good things I know that may be beneficial to you as well. So, let’s start with the synonyms that we can use in our sentences in terms of various emotions. Game?

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There you go! Try to utilize these synonyms and let me know how it goes! 🙂

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