What’s your story? What makes you unique?

By Kayla Albarran Cortina

Have you ever stopped to think that each person is as unique as a puzzle?

Each human being is composed of pieces of personality, life experiences, knowledge, and emotions, every one of these helps us develop our own perspective and view of the world. It’s amazing to think how out of the 7 billion people that exist in the world there is only one of us. So what makes us unique?

We have culture, traditions, periods of time and even technology. These concepts may seem so normal to us that we don’t even realize how they are a huge part of us. From the moment we are born until our brain finishes developing at the age of 25 we pick up many unconscious and conscious manners that at the end of the day shape us into the person we are, or are going to be.

So what’s your story, what makes you, you? It’s very clear that we don’t all like the same things, from sports to food and even subjects we meet people that like the same things that we do and others that are the complete opposite. It is said that opposites attract and although this may be true sometimes we also like to hang out with people we have things in common with. It goes without saying that we will probably never find someone with the same likes and dislikes as ours and this is what makes us unique. There is only one of us. Eventually along our lifetime we will meet different people with various ethnical backgrounds and this can be very eye opening because we realize how at the end of the day we are all so different but at the same time so alike.