After a few days of waiting patiently for my computer to dry, I tried starting it up today, and was excited to find out that it still works! (For the record, if your computer gets wet, you should do this. If you, like me, can't take your computer apart, you just dry it the best … Continue reading It’s Alive!!!
I used to be fastidious about finishing every book I started and completely cleaning my plate at the dinner table. (My parents were a bit old school) However, I've since learned to shrug off the guilt about abandoning certain things half-way. Here are a few examples: Desserts--as much as I hate wasting food, if it's … Continue reading Things I Don’t Feel Bad about Quitting
Here's something I may not have mentioned before: I'm a terrible cook! I grew up with a father who loved cooking, and always assumed I'd marry a man who could cook. In college, I subsisted on toast, Easy Mac and (when I was feeling fancy) rice with frozen vegetables. It wasn't until I started dating M, a … Continue reading What I’ll Be Eating for the Next Two Weeks
Photo taken by M. at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
After a long, frigid spring, June decided that some warmth and sunlight was long overdue and plunged my city into a brutal heat wave. Even with the windows open and fans pointed directly at us, it was hard to sleep last night--but it's a welcome change from the cold. All day at work, I admired … Continue reading The Invisible Storm
Okay, I’ll admit it—yesterday’s quote about positivity is more something I aspire to than something I exhibit. Depending on how much of this blog you’ve read, you probably guessed that already! The truth is, staying positive is often easier said than done. When life gets tough, the silver linings can start to get lost in … Continue reading The Road to “Positive”
(Image source) There are so many factors in our lives that are beyond our control that it's easy to get discouraged and give up on working toward the lives we want to live. In the end, it's better to focus on the one thing we can control--our attitude. Making a positive change starts with believing … Continue reading Sunday Quote