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mindfulness, personal

Learning through loss

    You may have noticed that the blog posts haven’t been so consistent lately. August has been quite a month. Not only has it signaled the end of summer, it’s also meant that my parents and I survived a 10-day Europe trip with British Airways losing our luggages for 5 days and toward the end of the trip, we had to say “good bye” to my beloved dog, Lucky. Gosh, that had to be the hardest decision we’ve had to make and to make it worse, we had to make that  ...

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mindfulness, personal

Letter from future me

Dear current me, Hello, there. I know it seems that life is one wild place, where you don’t have much sense of control. There’s just so much pain and suffering around the world. You tell yourself it’s all part of the life cycle (birth, aging, sickness, death) and when someone you knew personally and loved dearly is gone, you are left heartbroken. I know you thought about saving the world as a child and now you realize you only have control over what you do (you don’t even have control over  ...

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mindfulness, personal

Turning IDEAS into I DO’s

Ever feel like you have a million ideas going on and not enough actions? Do you find yourself with little inspiration? Well, this blog post is for you. Pick one goal, personal or professional, and just do something that gets you closer to achieving that goal. Start small and do it consistently. When you gain momentum, you’ll find that you’ll get more motivated and inspired to keep going. For example, if you want to start your own business, write down 3 smaller steps that you can  ...

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mental health, personal, wellness

You are your own best friend

Stories of rejection and disappointment have become too familiar for you. The more you grow older, the more you realize that you cannot rely on other people to please you or make you happy. External happiness is not the most reliable form of happiness. So, what is? Have you thought about internal happiness? We may not be familiar with your being your own best friend (that may sound kind of cheesy), but your mind, breath, and heart are always with you as long as you are alive. Why not become  ...

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