The last few days have been a super emotional roller coaster, but I’m back after a much-needed mental break. It’s hard telling yourself that you’re not okay and you need to lighten up on the pressure. Of course, holiday time is tough when your family seems to get smaller, but I guess I have … More Back to Learning, Back to Restarting (Blogmas #8)
The other day I was thinking about the quarter-life crisis. A quarter-life crisis is a period of uncertainty and questioning about life and your future. It feels like a period of constant soul-searching and trying to figure out this thing called Life. It’s actually pretty common for 25-year-olds to feel this way, but you don’t … More The Quarter-Life Crisis … Been There!
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)
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)
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 . . .
For the last few months, I’ve been thinking about taking one of those free college courses that’s been offered during this pandemic. I’ve been contemplating taken one of the business courses where you pay for the certificate only. My only concern is not being able to finish and losing money, since you have to pay … More Thinking About Taking A Free Online Course . . .
Last night I had a dream. I dreamt that I was trying to decide what college I should go to for my third degree. I always have a recurring dream of going back to the third college I attended, but in this one I was trying to decide between four options. I was trying to … More Dreams of college, fears and being inadequate?
Years ago, when I was in college, I remember seeing a poster that said “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” I think it was a quote by George Bernard Shaw. It made me think because I used to always say “I have to find myself. I have to find who I … More Finding Yourself vs Creating Yourself
When we are children, we are asked what we want to be when we grow up. Most kids tend to say doctor, lawyer, teacher, astronaut and etc. You might hear a few kids mention wanting to be a singer/rapper or professional athlete, but usually the first thing that comes to mind is doctor, lawyer or … More Why Electives and After School Programs are Important . . .
Today I’m going to reveal my student loans. The average amount of student loans that I hear people mention is around 30-35k. They feel sick about it, but I look at them as lucky. Student Loans are always a burden no matter how big the amount, but the size of my debt … More Revealing my Ridiculous Amount of Student Loan Debt.