10 Books That Changed My Life

Reading Length: 9 minutes These are the types of books which I would definitely go back to read over and over again in my lifetime like a nerd. These books also helped me experience my own personal growth and life transformation. So let’s get right into the 10 books that changed my life! 1. TheContinue reading “10 Books That Changed My Life”

The One Habit For Better Work-Life Balance (Free Worksheet!)

Reading Length: 6 minutes “Work-life balance.” This word seems extinct in a world that is constantly pressuring us to hustle, grind and work. In school, we’re overwhelmed with endless assignments, exam dates, jobs and expected to still “have a life.” After graduating from school, we’re then expected to quickly search for a decent or highContinue reading “The One Habit For Better Work-Life Balance (Free Worksheet!)”

I Went 1 Year Without Social Media. Here’s What I Learned.

Reading Length: 9 minutes “How do you not have Instagram and Facebook?!” That was the shocked statement I received from a classmate. I often received this type of stunned reaction from my classmates and friends. Even from adults. They couldn’t believe a teenager didn’t have any of those social media platforms. They assumed I livedContinue reading “I Went 1 Year Without Social Media. Here’s What I Learned.”

What I Wish I Had Known Before Starting College (Advice for Freshman College Students)

Reading Length: 6 minutes I recently just graduated so I finally got my bachelors degree. I remember during my first year of orientation, a lady at my school told me that “Those four years will pass by so fast in a blink of an eye.” And man, she was right! But it got me reflectingContinue reading “What I Wish I Had Known Before Starting College (Advice for Freshman College Students)”

How to Stop Worrying: 10 Practical and Powerful Methods

Reading Length: 9 minutes How many times have you had “what-if” or “I’m worried about…” scenarios run through your mind? Too much worrying can potentially cause lost sleep, worry lines, and a bad mood. Just like everyone else, I suffered from constant worrying which ruined the quality of my life. But we can start takingContinue reading “How to Stop Worrying: 10 Practical and Powerful Methods”

20 Life Lessons and Tips for My Younger Self

Reading Length: 9 minutes These lessons and tips are written similar to a letter format addressed to my younger self. I know that I’m still young now but it does feel like I’ve been through so many life changing experiences since then. So here are 20 lessons and tips to my younger self: 1. FindContinue reading “20 Life Lessons and Tips for My Younger Self”

Ikigai: Japanese Secret to Happiness and Purpose in Life

Reading Length: 4 minutes What drives you when you wake up in the morning? In Japan, they refer to this as Ikigai which just may be the secret to happiness, fulfillment and longevity in life. What is Ikigai? In translation, “Iki” means “life.” While, “kai” means “reason” or “worthiness.” The most common definition of IkigaiContinue reading “Ikigai: Japanese Secret to Happiness and Purpose in Life”

The Happiness Equation by Neil Pasricha – Summary and Notes

What’s the secret to happiness? This book offers 9 scientifically-backed secrets to happiness with some practical tips and step-by-step guidelines. The result is The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything. Reading Length: 10 minutesBuy this book or Listen to the audiobook 1. Be happy first. “Happy people don’t have the best ofContinue reading “The Happiness Equation by Neil Pasricha – Summary and Notes”

5 Ancient Wisdom Rituals for Happiness and Inner Peace

Reading Length: 5 minutes 1. Live by “Amor Fati.” This means detaching from the outcome and simply loving the present moment. When we desire a certain outcome, we develop aversion and will face disappointment. Therefore, we need to remove the desire for that outcome. We need to also accept that whatever happens in life, weContinue reading “5 Ancient Wisdom Rituals for Happiness and Inner Peace”

Productivity Guilt: How to Stop Feeling Shame About Not Doing Enough

Reading Length: 7 minutes What is Productivity Guilt? This is the nagging feeling that you aren’t doing enough. Even when you take breaks, you feel guilty about not being “productive.” This type of mindset comes from an effect known as “The Zeigarnik Effect.” “The Zeigarnik effect, coined in the early 1900s, is the psychological termContinue reading “Productivity Guilt: How to Stop Feeling Shame About Not Doing Enough”

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