Is Dreaming Big Really A Healthy Way of Thinking?

I found myself on a sales call recently where the salesman was asking me what my dreams and goals were. He caught me saying what goals were realistic and unrealistic and said I shouldn’t hold myself back. I should dream as high as possible. Because it is possible. I can achieve it. While this seems… Continue reading Is Dreaming Big Really A Healthy Way of Thinking?

I Tried Tim Ferriss’s Past Year Review Method

I’ve done thorough “year in review”s before on my blog. This year, I want to try Tim Ferriss’s new, simplified past year review method. He put out an article saying that new year resolutions aren’t that useful and proposed his method for reviewing a recent year, which he claims is more valuable. Basically, you look… Continue reading I Tried Tim Ferriss’s Past Year Review Method

No, You Shouldn’t Delete Social Media. Here’s Why.

Over the last few years, people have been telling you to delete all social media because it is ruining your life, keeping you up at night with addiction, distracting you, or making you miserable with comparison. Mark Manson, the popular author of The subtle art of not giving a f*rk, wrote a whole book as… Continue reading No, You Shouldn’t Delete Social Media. Here’s Why.

How to Raise Your Self Esteem (and Why It Matters)

A few years ago, I did the “Less Things, More Happiness” 7 Day Challenge, so now, I want to continue with a new challenge. Nowadays, it feels like there’s so many things one can improve upon and spend their time on: fitness, health, focus, willpower, meditation, productivity … it’s overwhelming. For at least the next… Continue reading How to Raise Your Self Esteem (and Why It Matters)

My Experiences Going The “Free Way” vs. The “Frustration-Free Way”

As someone raised with Asian immigrant parents, I was taught by example to save. Our family made our own dinners every night. A trip to McDonald’s was a special treat once every few weeks. Clothes were given as hand-me-downs. As I grew older, my family became gradually wealthier, but these habits stuck and were re-enforced… Continue reading My Experiences Going The “Free Way” vs. The “Frustration-Free Way”