I would like to start meditating more in order to keep my mind calm and focused. I tried to get into the habit for a short time in college; I would aim for just five minutes every morning. It definitely helped, but it's hard getting into the habit.
Last weekend, I took a family vacation to Ottawa, Canada. I believe it was my seventh time in Canada: Niagara falls in 2001, Lake Placid in 2006, southwestern Canada in 2008, Quebec city in 2012, Banff and Calgary in 2013, and Quebec area on 2015. I'm not so good at remembering the places, but I'm [...]
I am getting rid of the belief that I am not capable of being smart enough. I know that my fierce determination and focus are keys to expanding my intellect, which I am perfectly capable of.
My biggest struggle with loving myself is letting others get in the way. I lose focus on myself, and instead I hyper-focus others. When people pull away from me, I take it too personally. It's nice to appreciate beautiful things about people, but when I take that appreciation too far, I completely forget about my [...]