Here I am, fulfilling a promise four months overdue. I'm writing with mixed emotions Mostly negative. When life becomes unbearable, I write. Honestly, I didn't experience much emotional struggle during my time in Korea; it was just a whirlwind of frustrations and apathy. But underneath the layers was fear. A lot of it. Unresolved conflicts … Continue reading confrontation
There are so many things on my mind that when I come to write, it flashes white. My words don't feel genuine. How can I organize words I don't have?How can I identify emotions I don't yet understand? I feel suffocated.
The tables: working a solid 9-4 job, applying to grad schools, settling in the Bay area. The turntables: making an abrupt decision to teach in Korea. Another turned table from the turntables: My blog for the next two years will take a sharp turn. (lol sorry.) I'm going to write about … Continue reading 2019: oh, how the turntables…
"The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago, the second best time is right now." -Chinese proverb
Failure is not absolute. It hurts our ego, but in the process, loosens our grip. It may alter our course, but it allows us to reflect and rearrange. It reminds me of Monster's Inc: sometimes doors are destroyed when we make the "wrong" decisions. It's devastating to watch. But shortly after, these are replaced … Continue reading let go.
Why complicate a life that is designed to be simple?
Even if you don’t find yourself in an ideal life situation, or you’re stuck in a rut: there are still endless opportunities to learn and grow--you just have to seek those things out. Spending money on the things you enjoy is not wasted. Don’t put a scale on suffering. It doesn’t hurt to support someone … Continue reading wisdom from my 20’s