Training yourself to work optimally

Full disclosure: I was not soΒ profesh when I was younger. I was chronically late and I switched jobs like you would switch clothes. All these to say, I was unemployable. I probably still am but I learned the value of respecting myself and my needs first before I can do so with other people. Read more »

Rest and relaxation for rebel tendencies

Good work deserves great rest. Sometimes, it’s easier said than done though. Continuous work and effort feels much more productive and sitting still for even just a few minutes can seem unbearable. But you know what? Rest and relaxation is just as important as working your butt off. The reason is that you really can’t do it all without giving yourself space and time to recover. Read more »

Why I don’t like talking about community

People judge those with few friends. They quickly claim you have none at all. Chances are, however, you do have close friends. They’re just not as many as the rest of society believes to be the right amount. When it comes to friendship, you’d want quality over quantity anyway. If we’re talking about connections, sure, quantity can get you very far. Read more »

The book that changed my self-defeating thoughts

Full disclosure: I might have had postpartum depression during the first couple of months after my daughter was born. My mind and feelings were such a whirlwind then, I didn’t know what to make of them. First of all, I didn’t have a clue what I was doing. It’s true what they say, especially in the first few months, that motherhood is mostly instinctual. Read more »