I am approaching the age of 27 in just a few weeks, and it’s hard to say how I feel about where I am in life right now. On the one hand, I can say that 2017 was a painful roller-coaster in many respects, but my mom has reassured me that I’ve grown up a…… Continue reading 33. Resetting My Life
On September 17, 2016, we had our first date. On June 21, 2017, he asked me to marry him and put a ring on my finger. On November 22, 2017, I returned the ring to him. And that was it. The one I thought I would spend the rest of my life with ended up…… Continue reading 32. A Happy Ending?
I’ve gotten to the point where I just don’t write on my blog anymore unless a friend keeps bugging me about it, eager to read what else I have to say. So, after my best friend’s persistent reminding, here’s another post, albeit a reluctant one. Perhaps it also helps that she has a Master’s in…… Continue reading 31. The Effects of Maturity
Forcing myself to type something up because my consistent blog posting streak died. Blame it on the unexpected ups and downs (more downs than ups) of human life, which tend to activate and encourage depression. Depression = no energy or motivation to carry out even the most basic daily tasks. Think laundry, showering, brushing teeth,…… Continue reading 30. Getting Out of My Depression Slump
Today I attended a presentation at work given by three very successful women with the titles of either Principal or Executive Director. Women leaders – successful in their careers, married, with young children (average age of about 9). The presentation was on each of these women’s path to success, and my main takeaway can be…… Continue reading 29. Advice From Successful Women
Transitioning into working adult life is not easy, to say the least. Not until I got to this stage did the question “What am I doing with my life?” come up in me as a regular occurrence. I graduated from a prestigious university with a Math/Economics degree, took a three year Bible-school detour, and then…… Continue reading 28. Figuring Out What I’m Good At To Make A Living
Whether or not this blog ever turns into an actual business is not entirely up to me, but one thing I do know is that I have the intention of using this blog as a means for me to help develop various skills, including discipline and commitment. This involves doing things even when I don’t…… Continue reading 27. Practicing Self-Employment