Happy Mother's Day!
Saying goodbye to the ones you love
Happy Thanksgiving and happy holidays! And just like that, we're entering into December and inching closer to the next year. As I reflect on 2019, I realize just how much those around me have helped me in my personal and professional life. I'm very thankful to everyone who continues to support me. I wanted to … Continue reading Being thankful to those in your life
There's 24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week, and 8,760 in a year. If we think about it, we spend most of our time either sleeping or working, with the rest of it spent on frivolous things like video games or watching tv. Not much productivity there. After my backpacking trip in … Continue reading Being intentional and more productive with your time
Left was me in 2010 where I let myself go, gained nearly 20 lbs and was at my highest weight ever. Right is when I decided to make a change and work out. What is motivation? So how do you be motivated to workout? What is motivation? Motivation is derived from the word motive which … Continue reading How to be (and stay) motivated to workout
“The framework I found, which made the decision incredibly easy, was what I called — which only a nerd would call — a “regret minimization framework.” So I wanted to project myself forward to age 80 and say, “Okay, now I’m looking back on my life. I want to have minimized the number of regrets … Continue reading The Regret Minimization Framework and how to apply it to your life
“Life is struggle.” I believe that within that quote lies the most important lesson in entrepreneurship: Embrace the struggle.” ― Ben Horowitz, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers I read this book while I was backpacking through Southeast Asia in the scorching heat, mosquitoes poking me … Continue reading Build confidence by embracing the struggles
In 2012, I wasn't sure where I would be, whether I would still be working, whether I would be alive. Where was my future? It was, to some extent, a grim reality. So much happened in a such a short amount of time. But when I thought about where I would go and what I … Continue reading Future You
One day I woke up and 10 years went by
“When doubt seeps in you got two roads you can take either road. You can go to the left or you can go to the right and believe me, they’ll tell you failure is not an option. That is ridiculous. Failure is always an option. Failure is the most readily available option at all times, … Continue reading Failure is an option
TL;DR - when you love yourself, others will love you too. You might ask, "What does that even mean?". I know, in some peculiar sense it doesn't make sense. Why would we love ourselves if others don't. Why me? Why should I care? Because when we love ourselves, we find purpose. We understand how to … Continue reading When you love yourself, others will love you too.
What does it mean to take full responsibility for all your actions and the things you do everyday? It means being fully conscious in the moment and taking calculated steps to accomplish and complete one's goals/objectives/tasks. It doesn't mean brushing off important things for another day, hoping they will complete themselves. It doesn't mean preparing … Continue reading Taking responsibility for everything you do in life
Sometimes in life, you bite the bullet and move forward.
Dear Me: self-reflection
Life is like the stock market - focus on the long term