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

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.

Keep the most important thing, the most important thing. | Note To Self

It’s easy to forget our goals. In the age of social media, we often gravitate towards tasks that will give us the most attention. Why? Immediate gratification. It fuels us with external validation. Dopamine hits are addicting, but does building a fancy website or posting on Instagram every day further our goal of becoming a … Continue reading Keep the most important thing, the most important thing. | Note To Self

Goal: vlog for a month / Me: *vlogs for 6 months*

I have a list of 100 things I want to accomplish in my lifetime, and “vlog for a month” was one of those things. This was a goal for a few reasons: 1) I wanted to try making a video to my favorite songs, and 2) It would solve my constant balance of being present … Continue reading Goal: vlog for a month / Me: *vlogs for 6 months*