Yesterday I came across a photo on Instagram mentioning 5 hobbies that we need. I found this to be interesting because I currently partake in all 5 hobbies. In the photo they suggest that you have a hobby that makes you money, keep you in shape, keep you creative, build knowledge and evolve your mindset. … More 5 Hobbies that You Need
Recently I’ve been heavily into streaks and making sure that I do certain tasks every single day. If a day comes to an end and I haven’t done what I “suppose” to do I panic and try to hurry up and rush through it before the day ends. The whole process kind of reminds … More The downside of maintaining Streaks (Break it!)
Today I had to remind myself that real change doesn’t happen overnight. It’s hard to break old habits. It’s going to take more than 60 days to break a 15-year habit. I’ve been saying my affirmations everyday and reading more self-help books. I watch motivational videos all the time, and in the moment I … More Real Change Doesn’t Happen Overnight (And that’s okay)
One thing that I tend to enjoy is listening to inspiring stories from people who started from the bottom. When I hear great success stories from people who started out with nothing but a dream, it lets me know that it’s possible. Sometimes when we are in the midst of our journey we start … More Timing vs X-Factor (Pursuing Your Dreams)
Last month I officially finished my free HarvardX course on edX. It’s been a few years now since I finished grad school and I just wanted to see how it felt to be in class again. Someone told me about the free classes that was going on during this time, and I thought why … More I Completed a Free Harvard Course. (My thoughts)
Today I’ve been thinking a lot about my anxiety and how I often go into what I call “panic mode” when something unexpected happens. Lately I’ve been doing a lot better when it comes to my anxiety. It feels like I been on autopilot since the end of November last year. I kind of … More Say the Words: Everything is going to be okay!
Recently I read Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking. It was a good read. What surprised me the most, was the fact that most of things the book suggested I already do. Somethings I’ve been doing since the summer of last year, and other things I’ve added in … More Declutter Your Mind!
Lately I’ve been in my head a lot. I don’t know why, but it feels like I constantly compare myself to others. In a previous post I’ve wrote about comparing ourselves and how we shouldn’t do it. I understand that our journey is our own. It’s unique to us. I get that and understand it, … More We are all in Our Own Lanes. (Our Journey is Unique)
For the past few months, I’ve been wanting to start writing and journaling every day. I used to always write when I was feeling overwhelmed or depressed, but I never would write every day. I started writing everyday for a month last year. I slowed down a bit and then started up again in the … More What Happens when you Write in Your Journal Every Day?
Today I had a lot on my mind. I was thinking a lot about grad school. A lot of my work consist of interviews. As an introvert who is also awkward and a little shy, I was always afraid to approach people or reach out to strangers. I guess you can say it was just … More Just One Door . . .