It is knowledge that lifts the spirits to soar into the heavens. It is knowledge that battles ignorance and the loneliness associated with it for you are alone when you are the only one who does not know what those around you carry out into the world. The awakening of the self comes from truths that are difficult to encounter in reality, but they modify the self into something better. So I am grateful for knowledge so often hidden in plain view and I respect the importance of these life changes so that I may become something new.
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Many things have inspired me along the way, from the way that atoms interact to universal forces working in tandem to bring joy into my life. I arrived from Cuba at the young age of 6 years old, became a big sister to an exceptional little boy at the age of 13, went off to college as a first-generation college student, earned a Bachelor's degree in Biological Chemistry from Grinnell College. After graduating, I became a high school science teacher with Teach for America and taught for 5 years. While teaching, I earned a Master's of Science in Education and Social Change from the University of Miami and then studied at Florida Institute of Technology and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Currently I am loving my life as a BCBA where every day I learn new skills applicable in my practice and in my life. View all posts by hellenbarroso