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Marcela Aguirre's Blog – September 2010 Archive (5)

Teamwork is fun!

Whenever I hear the word teamwork, the first thing that comes to my mind is "Oh no, I have to work with people I don't know and I don't know if they're responsible enough." This negative thought is very common among people everywhere. It's hard to trust people we don't know especially when it comes to an important assignment for school. Throughout the years, I have learned that working in teams can be fun. You can meet new people and you can also learn more about yourself. It… Continue

Added by Marcela Aguirre on September 27, 2010 at 10:57am — No Comments

My dream place to travel

As I'm preparing myself to travel to Germany for the first time, I had to stop and think about this amazing opportunity that I was given. I'm a bit scared because I only know a few German phrases so I hope to be able to communicate with the people. However, I know that this trip is an experience that I will never forget. Germany will be the second European country that I get to visit because Italy was my first European country. What is a bit funny about this is…


Added by Marcela Aguirre on September 10, 2010 at 10:21am — No Comments

What does it take to be a leader?

Leadership is defined as the ability to lead. It requires more than being a guide to others. Leadership is about being able to listen to others opinions and encouraging others to do something. Anyone can be a leader if he/she is willing to inspire others and if he/she is also willing to take challenges and overcome them through endurance. Throughout history, there have been many leaders who have done something to inspire others to take action. One person who comes to my mind…


Added by Marcela Aguirre on September 6, 2010 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Favorite Hobby

We all need a hobby to enjoy each and every day of our lives. Whether it be reading, dancing, or writing blogs we need to find something that we love and take pleasure in. I know for a fact that my favorite hobby is dancing. I specifically love to dance ballet. I have been dancing ballet since I was 6 years old and I never get tired of it. Ballet allows me to express my emotions through dance. It also helps me to relieve myself from stress. When I am dancing, I forget about everything. I…


Added by Marcela Aguirre on September 3, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments


This past weekend I attended a Peace Rally in Downtown El Paso to help promote Latinitas. During the rally, Latinitas was asked to have an activity for the attendees. Latinitas decided to make a peace quilt. The peace quilt consisted of small foam squares in which people were asked to draw or write something that reminded them of the word "peace." Through this fun and engaging activity, I learned about the many interpretations that people have about the word "peace." Some people… Continue

Added by Marcela Aguirre on September 1, 2010 at 1:02pm — No Comments




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