Comparing Yourself to Others

“Flowers are pretty but so are Christmas lights—but they look nothing alike” I don’t know why we do this to ourselves sometimes. Negative thoughts are like a train of rats. They come in groups. When I become aware of it, it makes it harder for me to force myself out of it. It sucked knowing…

Minimalism as A Mindset

What is Minimalism? Initially coined in the late 1950s to describe the abstract visions of artists, the modern-day definition of minimalism has given the masses the idea of achieving happiness by living with less. Just as The Minimalists described, it gives us the “Freedom from fear. Freedom from worry. Freedom from overwhelm. Freedom from guilt.…

MGT120: 5 Business and Life Lessons I’m Learning

As an Economics major at UC Davis, it is oddly fulfilling to me that I am able to deal with a large set of data on Excel, learn about the nitty-gritty of a decision-making process, and develop an analytical mindset that will be useful both personally and professionally. However, something else seemed to lack. Ah,…

6 Things I Stopped Buying as a College Student (That Saves the Environment)

Turning my lights off during Earth Hour has been a yearly ritual I started practicing ten years ago. The event is organized annually to show our commitment to our Mother Earth. But how do we put that into practice 365 days each year? On Earth Day this year, I feel relieved knowing that I’m (finally!)…