1. Sensible financial advice to keep mindful of, especially the one below.
Buy a collection of low-cost investments like index funds, which will track different certain segments of the stock and bond markets, that provide exposure to businesses around the world. The most important factor is coming up with the right mix of aggressive investments (stocks) and conservative ones (bonds) that you can stomach…
2. Self kindness and compassion is hard but worth embracing. Think about the following questions to overcome failure.
- What’s the worst that can happen?
- Then, can you deal with that outcome? What resources do you have to handle it?
- What are some possible benefits of your failure, even if the situation doesn’t work out?
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1. Imposter syndrome is everywhere, including race!
But when your racial background is complicated, that inability to put a simple label on yourself can make searching for who you are even more confusing because, in a way, you’re discouraged from searching. I’ve been pushed out of groups, and my membership questioned. People feel free to choose labels for me. This makes it hard to form a true sense of self.
2. How to finally write that non-fiction book.Read More »
Still waiting for the spring while having a hard time believing that it’s March! Time flies and below are interesting reads of past couple of weeks.
1. “Snowplow” parents are “helicopter” parents on steroids. Whenever I become a parent, I hope to god that these terms do not apply to me. Note to self: teach growth mind & grit to my future kid.
2. What will happen if I decide to opt-out of all smart home gadgets? I guess I’ll find out in the near future.Read More »
January flew by as quickly as the entire year os 2018. Below are interesting reads of the week as I try to orient myself to a new year, 2019.
1. To succeed in the future, a college degree is a must while living close to a city according to economists.
2. What a comforting yet sad essay about women’s presence and representation as we get old. Noteworthy quotes below.Read More »
Below are some articles that’s been collecting dust in my inbox as I recovered from my travels.
This year, I’m trying to make less resolutions and live with more clarity. Have only a couple of objectives and make each day count.
1. Can’t believe that “sponcon” is a real concept among wanna-be influencers. An extreme version of fake it ’til you make it
2. Because I strived to de-clutter my email situation all of last year, I’m not a fan of “inbox infinity” but maybe that’s the realistic future for me as well.
Adopting inbox infinity means accepting the fact that there will be an endless, growing amount of email in your inbox every day, most of which you will never address or even see.
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