Why is optimism often regarded as a trivial attribute?
July is upon us, and this year is racing on its own pace. It seems as if life is rolling on fast forward, I am truly astonished by how fast this year is flying by. Despite of all that has happened, July still remains to me an important month for many reasons. Needless to say, … Continue reading The Keys to Unleashing Your Potential
Lately it seems that peace and quiet are rare commodities; this year started off in an unexpected way, and distractions are persistently arising. In fact, it seems like every week there is a new problem, new natural disaster, or even the recent uprisings regarding the unjust oppression imposed on black people. Despite the numerous tragedies, … Continue reading The Power of Silence
Naches Peak Loop Trail (WA) Writing was not something I immediately started enjoying from the get-go. In fact, it took a while for me to consider investing in buying a journal where I could recollect various thoughts or come up with bright ideas that would help me propel forward in life. Upon reflecting on my experience … Continue reading How Journaling Helped Me to Embrace Change in My Life.
High Rock Trail (Packwood, WA) I am now convinced that writing is the most influential contribution a person can make to humanity. It is evident that our current society operates on philosophical ideals written by historical figures. When an individual inscribes well-thought ideas, which he has a strong conviction for, he adds a timeless stamp … Continue reading The Hidden Power of Reflective Journaling
What is a thought?... well, Britannica claims that “it is a covert symbolic response to stimuli that is either intrinsic or extrinsic. Thought, or thinking, is considered to mediate between inner activity and external stimuli”. I have always been a firm believer in positivity; believing in the idea of making an effort to find the light in … Continue reading A Penny for Thoughts
I am astounded by how fast this year flew by. As I reflect back at the encompassing circumstances that I have endured, I feel gratitude and joy because that experience enabled me to foresee my growth and aspire for greater things in life. These are some of the cherished lessons I learned throughout this year. … Continue reading Lessons of 2019
When I started the second quarter of nursing school, I was not happy with how the situation turned out. It seemed like I was losing control of my life and I was desperately trying everything to regain that feeling and stability. To this day, I still vividly remember the talk I shared with my mom … Continue reading Pressure to Deliver: Give Into It and You Might Just Lose It All Part II