2015 Year-end Review: Regrets, Lessons, Big Wins

OVERVIEW 2015 for me has been a year of breaking points, reflections, and grand life auditing. The first half was really B A D, which prompted me to jump into the Great Unknown and take a 3-monthish break from adulting, where I did a lot of thinking and changing. Then my life took a 360° from that and everything turned … More 2015 Year-end Review: Regrets, Lessons, Big Wins

13 Quotes That Will Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

(DISCLAIMER: No therapeutic claims. Just ~zen~.) In school, we’re trained to be professionally competent and gritty for the ~Real World~. They’re right about that. But what I found after I’d graduated is that Being Chill All The Time is a very important trait that I must possess in order to rise above difficult people and … More 13 Quotes That Will Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

JOB HOPPING: Is it really the person’s fault if he’s/she’s a job-hopper?

The State of Affairs If you’ve been following my blog, you’d know that I took a three-month life break (which became a four-month thing) where I took a leave from teaching and did some “soul-searching.” Ironically, I’m back to teaching. I never really intended to go back to teaching this early. But one day, I dropped by at … More JOB HOPPING: Is it really the person’s fault if he’s/she’s a job-hopper?

I Took a Three-month Break from Adulting and Here’s What It’s Like

I initially called it “strategic planning.” Then I called it “existentialist break” and sometimes, loosely, “soul-searching,” which both felt partially wrong. When I was reaching out for the exit, it didn’t feel like I was at a loss with who I am or what the purpose of my life is. It felt like I needed … More I Took a Three-month Break from Adulting and Here’s What It’s Like