Ep #45: Life Lessons Learned After One Year Of Podcasting

8 min read. Do you ever look back at your work and realize how far you’ve come? After recovering from all the cringing at your awkward, younger self, of course! But then your existential embarrassment settles, and you become grateful for your younger self for taking the physical and emotional risk to put yourself out […]

How To Know You Can Benefit From Emotional Intelligence (And What To Do About It)

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12 min read. How do you find out if you could benefit from improving your emotional intelligence? When I first learned about emotional intelligence (EQ) from The School of Life, I immediately understood that’s what was missing in my life. It helped me see that culture and society values the technical, logical skills as a […]

(1 year later) An Update On My Quarter-life Crisis

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7 min read. It’s officially been a year since I uploaded my first YouTube video proclaiming to the whole world that I was going through a quarter-life crisis. That I’ve found myself stuck in my life, not knowing where to lead it. I write this now, not because I want everyone to care about what […]

What They Didn’t Tell You About Happiness

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6 min read. Have you heard of the happiness equation? Happiness = reality – expectations. When I first learned of this definition, my logical mind loved it. Finally, a simple formula for me to follow to be happy! But my limiting beliefs kicked in and told me, You’re not Doctor Strange. You have no power […]

Stop Telling Me to Feel Better

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Because only I can do that for myself. 5 min read. Humans seem to be quick to jump to the role of relief, light-heartedness, and positivity whenever there’s a dull, awkward, tense, or depressing moment. Think about all the times you were sad, how many times did people tell you, It’s OK, or Don’t cry, […]

Don’t Just Follow Your Heart, Lead Your Heart

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6 min read. You’ve heard it all before, follow your intuition, tune-in to how you feel, listen to your gut. It all sounds cliché and vague because it’s easier said than done. What does that even mean anyway? How do we listen to an organ that just pumps blood? Where is the gut? Is intuition […]

I Almost Quit Because I Wasn’t Ready

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6 min read. For the creatures of habit, change is hard. And for the perfectionists, change when you’re not fully prepared is like eating uncooked meat. We could die! But for the everyday life changes, most of the time, our lives are not on the line. Our brains haven’t quite evolved to get past the […]