February travels faster than any other month and that two-day difference is monumental when I look back to what I did this month.
I’m trying to re-establish boundary with work while I focus on my health and on myself this month. It’s always a struggle for high-achiever like myself, but taking baby steps daily.
1. Reading yet another article that outlines the shrinkage of the middle class makes me fear for the uncertain future. How hard would I have to work to maintain my current lifestyle and how much would I have to save to provide a financial buffer for my kids down the road?
2. Reminder that incremental effort compounds. I should invest 20 minutes a day in writing children’s book.
Spending 20 minutes a day working on important-but-not-urgent tasks will help resolve this tendency to procrastinate..
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Traveling for work drains my energy and time. It took me an entire week to get back to NY time zone and for me to catch up on interesting reads.
1. Why Aesop soaps are in fancy restaurants and what it means to users.
2. Lorena Bobbitt’s story depicts how how women are portrayed in the media — all stories are simplified and dramatized for clicks.Read More »
My preference for food negatives correlates with the weather. I prefer cold salads during hot summer months and warm grain bowl during cold months.
I’ve been biased towards suede my entire life, a bias I inherited from my mom. I wonder if this is something that I should reconsider.
Betrayal. I was told that I’d have lobster, only to be served imitation crab meat on my plate.
This is how I felt today when HR promised to make drastic changes in my department, only to find out that the leaders were given “harsh feedback.”
Big fish in small pond vs. small fish in big pond
It’s better to be a small fish in a big pond at the start of your career. It allows you to learn and be exposed to various aspects about a business.
The split second decision to transfer from a local to express train is agonizing in the moment. A thousand thoughts cross my mind and I wonder if this life.
Stay in the local and keep the momentum going or wait for the express, with the faith that it will get me there faster.
The verdict is hard to tell, especially with the unreliable NYC subway system. Am I over thinking a simple transfer?