Measures of success

I love reading other people’s annual reviews just as much as I love writing my own. One of my favorite to read is┬áBill Gates’. This excerpt in particular resonated with me: Today of course I still assess the quality of my work. But I also ask myself a whole other set of questions about my … Continue reading Measures of success

Have faith, embrace the uncertainty | Note to Self

When you are working towards a goal that doesn’t have clear outcomes, it is easy to believe that your efforts do not matter. However, whether you are starting a business, searching for a job, or waiting for results for a health test, we must have faith that things will work out. “Trust who and what … Continue reading Have faith, embrace the uncertainty | Note to Self

Call your loved ones

As we grow older and more preoccupied with our own lives, it becomes more difficult to spend time with our loved ones. How paradoxical. Technology makes it easier than ever to connect with others, yet there is a disconnect in the quality of our connections. What are the effects? We lose feelings of belongingness and … Continue reading Call your loved ones

Releasing bad habits, social media addiction

My worst bad habit: Overusing Instagram. Instagram is the bane of my existence. I delete and reinstall the app more times than I like to admit. In 2018, I tried to remediate my addiction by opting out every other month. One day I’m posting like mad and I’m gone the next (The password changed by … Continue reading Releasing bad habits, social media addiction

The best stories happen between caution and courage. Be open. Say YES.

The world has a funny way of telling us what we need to hear. It speaks to us through our gut feelings, dreams, and serendipity. However, are you open enough to hear the whispers? Similar to many others, I was raised to be fearful of strangers. I held this fear until my last year of … Continue reading The best stories happen between caution and courage. Be open. Say YES.