if you tell enough people about your dreams, if you think of them often enough, if you work at them hard enough, if you believe in its probability deeply enough, then the world will conspire to work in your favor. i am seeing this time and time again, and it is wild. go 90%, and […]
you know you’re in a funk when multiple people ask you if you are okay. that was my experience this week. i’m physically okay, but mentally am “in a funk”. i’ve concluded that it is due to the uncertainty i have of my next steps in my career. in my semi-annual review, i described my […]
Prior to the 2016 election, I would listen to New York Times’ podcast “The Daily” every day on my morning commute. I followed the election and found myself becoming more angry as the days past and more depressed about the endless perils of the world. When our President was announced, I was simultanously devastated and […]
“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours. It is an amazing journey, and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your […]
Only you can fully understand you. There is simultaneous melancholy and joy in this statement. Melancholy because you will never be entirely understood. No one will know all parts of you. Even if you try to expose someone to the various facets of your life, only you will fully experience the life you live. On […]
Art is not meant to be filtered, unless you’re editing. However, many people don’t get that far. Their inner critic hinders their creativity so they don’t create at all. When I create, I think of a quote by Ernest Hemingway. Write drunk. Edit sober. Tapping into your creativity is you allowing yourself to be a […]
How restraining, To live at the mercy of notifications. Unplug and be free.
“Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” – Bob Marley
Technology is both polarizing and powerful. Polarizing because of its ability to automate. Some people are thrilled at technological advancements as it can improve processes and allow us to focus on what cannot be automated. For example, by allowing systems to take over reoccurring tasks, we can shift our focus on exercising our soft skills […]
When someone says that something is “better”, question it. Better how? Elaborate. Describe what you are thinking, feeling, working towards. Continuous improvement is easier when it is measurable, strategic, and practical. The more detailed the visual is in your mind, the more likely you are to achieve it.