The other day I was scrolling on Instagram and I came across the quote: Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion. My first initial reaction was “Wow, That’s very true!” Most of us can relate to that. Anyone who is NOT working … More Working Hard? Stress vs Passion!
The other night I was thinking about the time when I was made peace about giving up on my degree. At that time most of my fellow classmates had already graduated a year or two before I hit the wall. I felt so behind. My loans could no longer cover my tuition and all … More When You Think It’s Over . . . and then the shift happens!
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)
How much do you give? When it comes to others in need or a small gesture to someone to let them know that you’re thinking of them. Giving is probably my love language that I like to do. My love languages are Affirmations and Physical Touch, but the love language I express to others … More Give and it Shall be Given unto You
Today I was listening to one of those motivational videos. The guy giving the speech was saying how most people do not know how to make decisions, and you have to know how to make decisions. He mentioned how successful people knows how to make fast decisions. If you really want something you have to … More Start Learning How to Make Decisions and Watch Your Life Change!
Last Summer I told myself to start celebrating the small things in life, and for awhile I did. Every small accomplishment or small task completed I would write it down and celebrate it. To most people it probably wouldn’t be a big deal but focusing on those small accomplishments got me through the second half … More Celebrate EVERY Small Victory and Happy Moment!
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!