“Sparks” is a recurring feature bringing you five topics to ignite inspiration every first week of the month. Ever feel a bit low after a long workday? Low energy and low mental state? Me too, and it’s completely normal! Sometimes you just need that little boost. Here are five things to help as a pick-me-up in Read more
Tonight ended with a farewell to my Dallas friends. I’m moving out of the city this weekend and thus ends a chapter of my life. It happened so quickly after Europe. A sea of emotion cycles through you as you prepare to move to another place. Sadness. Fear. Excitement. Joy. You lose, but you also gain. You learn Read more
Monthly feature highlighting song recommendations accompanied by inspirational anecdotes. This month’s focus is a recording by the Canadian duo, Purity Ring. Discussed are fresh starts with regards to couples.
How to Find Motivation when You’re Feeling Down or Depressed. Today, while organizing my computer documents, I found this short article. It was written when I was going through a difficult time last year. It’s strange taking a glimpse into the thoughts of your past – to see how much things change or how far you’ve come. Read more
On Acceptance, Progress, and Learning from Pain. Yesterday was somewhat of a gloom and doom kind of day: rainy, cold, bleak – a day for contemplative thought. Today I feel so much better, more refreshed. Got up and ready super late (1pm?!), and came to one of my go-to coffee shops, Sip|Stir, to get things done. Currently Read more
What Makes Someone Beautiful. I’ve been dating someone who I find inspiring. Considerate, forthcoming, curious, passionate – he has many qualities that I admire in a person. Thinking about him caused me to reflect upon people in general and traits that are appealing in others. As a society, we are more apt to hone in on Read more