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The Essentials of Life

The Essentials of Life

My favourite quote at the moment is, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives” by Annie Dillard. The quote points out that the things we do each day make up our whole life. Building on that, there are some […]

Making the Most of Your 20s

Making the Most of Your 20s

Sure we may marry later, settle down later, and have kids later, but that does not mean that 30 is the new 20. Meg Jay, Psychologist The most life-changing TED Talk I have listened to is definitely the episode on claiming your 20s, by psychologist […]

Happiness: The Byproduct of a Life Well-lived

Happiness: The Byproduct of a Life Well-lived

The other day, as I was cycling home from work, I listened to a new podcast called Philosophy Now. When I start a new podcast, I love to start at the very beginning, so the first available episode, How to Think Like an Agnostic Bat, […]

Examining How We Define Ourselves

Examining How We Define Ourselves

Being asked to tell someone about yourself can feel daunting. The question of “Who am I?” is a big question. When we are asked to describe ourselves, the information we often include our name, where we live, how old we are, are we a sibling […]

Graduation & Times of Transition

Graduation & Times of Transition

Graduating and attending my convocation ceremony didn’t feel like a big deal to me until I was walking down the stairs to the stage to accept my diploma.. then it felt like a huge deal. My palms were sweating, my heart was beating way too […]