đź“™Reflection: Laziness Does Not Exist (Pt. 1) – The “Not Enough” Disease

Browsing through books to read, this title caught my attention. It’s a relatively recent book, published in January 2021 by a social psychologist. For Kim, who taught me that if a person’s behaviour doesn’t make sense, it’s because I’m missing a piece of their context. Dedication Few words from the introduction: I have a reputaionContinue reading “đź“™Reflection: Laziness Does Not Exist (Pt. 1) – The “Not Enough” Disease”

14 things I learned about personal growth, goal-setting, & systems in 2021

Part 1 – dealing with tough times, emotions, the health of the mind, and one’s sense of self (#1-11) Part 2 – people, relationships, existence, & love (#12-20) This is Part 3 of 3 of 2021 lessons – personal growth, goals, and systems (#21-33) 🧠 On developing a growth mindset 21. Growth mindset can comeContinue reading “14 things I learned about personal growth, goal-setting, & systems in 2021”

why we ought to respect, instead of quickly dismissing someone’s creative work

Ever had that moment where you tried to share a song, a book, or an artist you listen to with someone, and they didn’t even want to listen, choosing to entirely dismiss the work just based on the reputation or genre? I believe there is one very important reason why we shouldn’t dismiss other people’sContinue reading “why we ought to respect, instead of quickly dismissing someone’s creative work”

why we ought to pay attention to our dreams & desires

How having different desires as individuals helps humanity: A while ago I was speaking with one of my biology professors. I was struggling with staying engaged in the class material and asked him to tell me why he enjoyed studying genes so much, hoping that it would give me some perspective so I could startContinue reading “why we ought to pay attention to our dreams & desires”

6 ways daily journaling helps

I’ve been journaling for the last 2-3 years, and daily for the last 6 months. Here are some insights I gained: Gratitude. Journaling can help you you start to notice details and moments in your life more as you’re trying to remember them to write down later. Looking back at your entries can help youContinue reading “6 ways daily journaling helps”

self-acceptance vs. self-improvement

Recently I have been thinking about how to strike a balance between the contentment of self-acceptance, versus being discontent with your current self and pushing yourself for self-improvement. A main reason for this deliberation is that I’ve spent the past few years of my life consuming a lot of content that had to do withContinue reading “self-acceptance vs. self-improvement”