UBC Day #5 Post

Hi all! It's day 5 of the blogging challenge, and today I'm reflecting on how to deal when someone minimizes you or your abilities. This is something that every professional has been through at one point or another in their lives- again, it has to do with people feeling the need to push others down …

Day 1 of Holiday Crafting Week!

Dear Readers, You don't know how long I've been waiting to do this, or how excited I am to be sharing this little project of mine with you all! Here is the first project that I tried on my holiday D.I.Y List- making adorable mugs and hot cocoa kits! These are most of the things …

12/17, Open Letter

Dear everyone, We officially half-way through the month, and less than two weeks away from the end of 2017! Two finals and a couple interviews later, I'm finally ready to start enjoying holiday break! The holidays this year are pretty lowkey for me- I'm back at home and don't have plans to go anywhere super …

Let’s Be Honest

The Power (and awkwardness) about being completely honest What do you think life would be like if you were always completely honest? Like, if you were to go up to the barista that you think is so cute and tell him or her that you have a big, fat crush on them? That is why you …

The Importance of Forgiveness

So when you yell insults, you don't do it because you are a bad person or even because the person you are mad at is a bad person. You are trying to get your anger out, and yelling, angrily messaging and insulting are the quickest ways to try and get rid of that uncomfortable feeling of anger.

The World Through Opaque Glass Windows

Our own thoughts, our own perceptions actually cloud our judgement. It happens more often than we like to believe, and because of that, our windows to the world are opaque- hardly crystal clear.

4 ways to live your life honestly

When someone asks us how we are, we are expected to respond that we are "well". We are expected to greet people at school, at work and in public with a friendly smile, and for the sake of professionalism, we are expected to hide our tears, our anger or despair, because any other state besides …