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2019-12-07 Socializing Saturday

It is good to get away from TNKR sometimes. Since I returned from the USA on 11/19, I have worked every day.

Saturday was my first day off, I enjoyed it with chitting, chatting and debating. I did start the day with an online call with a prominent author and public speaker asking for my advice.

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Although Eben Appleton and others don't believe me, I still have plenty of time for a vibrant social life. Some of the friends I meet are camera shy, so I don't post about every meeting. Plus, with many small-minded people on Facebook, I usually just focus on my work activities rather than other activities. I am not sure why people think I would not enjoy my life. This is a reminder not to be fooled by what you see in Social Media, not to think too deeply about what you see on social media because it can only be part of a person's life, and to be very slow about coming to conclusions.


I met with members of an online discussion group. We rarely meet in person, mainly just talk and debate online. However, with the moderator visiting from the USA, we had a reason to get together.


In addition to being the moderator of a discussion group, Juliana Moon Lee is also a TNKR fan and donor!

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The second meeting was with JiYoung Park. She's a TNKR fan who is also a translator/interpreter, author and public speaker. She is not North Korean, but when I was the MC of the TEDx@dongdaemunwomen , I nominated her as one of the speakers, then a TNKR speech coach mentor and I helped her get ready to give what turned out to be a powerful speech.

Her speech is the second in the playlist from the TEDx event one year ago. She is also starting a YouTube channel, be sure to subscribe!

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