Wow. It’s been a while. And I’ve read somewhere that I’m breaking some blogging rule by saying that. But over time, I’ve realized that some rules are there because they’re necessary–they really do protect you and the people around you. Fake rules, on the other hand, are attempts made by others to control you because what … Continue reading Rule breaker
When I saw that Maurice Sendak had passed earlier this week, I was mostly in awe. You see, Where the Wild Things Are is such a timeless children’s story–it didn’t occur to me that its creator was growing elderly since timeless things have a way of making finite things seem infinite. I’ve collected children’s books since … Continue reading What we can learn from children’s books
I’ve been really relishing my time off only doing the things that I really want to do. So I’ve been climbing, cooking, catching up on Korean dramas on Netflix, and taking small trips. It’s been a therapeutic and restful break thus far. And I feel like the rest I’ve been taking is more productive than … Continue reading Zzzzz….
I watched the TED video of the day today, and I agreed with it so wholeheartedly that I had to write a post about it. Because lately, a lot of people have told me that their feeling pretty lonely. Myself included. I have a fairly antagonistic relationship with technology. As someone who has seen technology’s impact … Continue reading Connected but alone
I love new beginnings. I’ve always been a fan of change and growth. But it took a lot more courage than I thought to put in my notice to leave a pretty cushy gig at a mega-giant software company. But it was time. Because after pretty much doing the same thing for 7 years, the only thing I could really … Continue reading Taking a break and new beginnings
I’ve never really fit in. And to be honest, I’ve never felt like I’ve wanted to. I can’t ever recall a time when I wasn’t creative, energetic, enthusiastic, optimistic, and interested in doing things in a slightly different way. And if you’re this kind of person, you know that there is a lot of pressure … Continue reading Be extraordinary
I read this article a few weeks ago about being generous in marriages and then about being supportive of other women invested in their success. Both articles got me thinking about giving and generosity in all relationships. And I’ve come to realize that being generous is at the core of all good relationships. Forget great communication, … Continue reading Be generous