Starting the day with a simple breakfast with my family is one of those priceless moment. We soak in the brisk air on the balcony. The stillness is conducive to reflecting on life. We chat quietly so that we don't wake our neighbors. Sound travels well in this open space! We talk about failures and … Continue reading Breakfast on the balcony
Write down everything you need to do. Schedule and do them. Create a To-Not-Do list! Do things that you enjoy and don't do what you hate. Write! By writing down your thoughts, you can achieve better clarity of your situation. You can catch your own irrationality. Prioritize sleep. You can't successfully tackle life while being … Continue reading Guidelines to having a happy day
I feel grouchy because I'm tired of being tired. I'm losing motivation in my work and in life. I'm aware that my thoughts are getting progressively more negative and hopeless. I want to correct it, now. Be grateful: I will list the good things, one by one. I'll be kind to myself just like how … Continue reading Relax. Be grateful.
Sleep is so important to me. I am grumpy and so easily rattled right now because I slept too little. I can't imagine taking care of a newborn human. My sleep schedule would be interrupted and upside down. I would be biting off people's head. I would turn into a scary monster. Normally a perfectionist, … Continue reading Sleepy rambles
Surround yourself with a diverse group of friends and you gift yourself with the opportunity to become a bigger person. But how? How do I meet people who are different from me? My circle of friends are mostly from high school and university. We share a similar background of education and culture. We're quiet people. … Continue reading Friendship strategy: do you seek common ground or differences?