I’m hard on myself, I must admit. I had to learn new concepts quickly. I needed to build my personal relationships with the utmost care and effort. My professional career moves must be strategic and beneficial. I know this approach isn’t the best for me, but I persist to use it. So, why … Continue reading Reforming Patience and Self-Love
My productivity was at a low point this past week. Sure, I got my minimums in (submitting job applications and online coursework), but the things I wanted to do this week are still on my To-Do List. Why? Because I was (and still am) sick. Amidst family visits and going out with friends, I ended … Continue reading Taking it Easy: A Week Being Sick
Perfectionism is something that all creatives need to overcome. It’s okay to have pride in a job well done. However, when that leads to you wasting hours on something you’d scrap and the stress builds up, it is time to rethink your workflow.
Knocking on the front door in the light rain, my hands gripped the small violin case tightly. I bit my bottom lip and shifted uneasily. Was this the right thing to do? My mom bought this for me when I was learning. Would she be okay with me giving it away? Am I okay … Continue reading Creating Legacy
Instead of just surviving, I’m finally living each day. If the occasional draining visit is the price to pay for that, then that’s a small price to pay indeed.
After my overseas jaunt, I was riding off the “wanderlust” high and read travel articles every time I had a break from schoolwork. I was planning to change majors and research careers that allowed me to travel around the world (because apparently that could be a job). Then I found a few travel blogs that smack sense back into me and reveal the dark side of traveling. The Travel Guilt articles.
April 2018 is a big month for aspiring writers, poets, and other creatives. Currently, I am participating in Camp NaNoWriMo by writing a short story collection. Most blog posts this month will be focused on my experiences with completing this project. The last couple days of April are upon us. Writing challenges are wrapping … Continue reading Reflecting and Adjusting
April 2018 is a big month for aspiring writers, poets, and other creatives. Currently, I am participating in Camp NaNoWriMo by writing a short story collection. Most blog posts this month will be focused on my experiences with completing this project. As creatives, we often get sucked into our craft like it is the … Continue reading Balancing Your Time