Last year, I posted about my vendetta against New Year’s resolutions on the basis of how trite and easy to abandon they are. Besides, I argued, shouldn’t introspection be a year-round thing? And now, I’m encouraging them. Call it personal growth, call it hypocrisy, call it what you will. I think you should raise your … Continue reading Here’s what your New Year’s Resolution Should Be
Every year, as the fall semester slowly erodes my work ethic and my soul, I look to winter break as the peaceful oasis with which to repay my sleep debt, lounge around in my pajamas, watch movies, read books, bake cookies, and see old friends. It’s three weeks of bliss that break apart the semesters, … Continue reading The Winter Break Blues
My harrowing adventure with perfectionism and getting lost in the details
I’ve avoided blogging for months on end. As I feared it would from the start, writing fell to the back of my to-do list for the past few months, and landed somewhere between “reading for pleasure” and “deep cleaning the fridge”. Occasionally, I would start writing something, and then abandon it three or four paragraphs … Continue reading It’s been a while.