Joining the Dots by Alex Mathers

We all fall into a rut. Sometimes, we need all the help we can get to crawl out of the black hole. But the main determinant of your outcome is the next step you’d take to deal with it. Last week, I felt all sorts of dejection typically experienced by a college student. Failed internship…

#SingleShadowSeries: As You Wave by Colourpop

Summer’s officially here! A few weeks ago, my man and I had the most wonderful trip to Maui for his birthday. Maui was a tropical dream, and to put the cherry on top, a perfect place to escape from the windy Bay Area. Prior to our trip, Colourpop conveniently had a major birthday BOGO Super…

You Have The Time. You Just Have To See It

I recently wrote an article on time management for the Optimal Living Daily podcast to surface our awareness for this particular sentence we tell ourselves every day: “I don’t have time” — as referenced in my previous post on the 24 Things I Learned to Live By. A huge thank you to Justin and the…

Sequoia JACL Scholarship Reception 2018

A little over a month ago, I applied for a scholarship offered by the Sequoia Japanese American Citizens League (JACL). They highlighted the importance of applicants to have demonstrated passions in education, community service, civil rights, and cultural plurality. I have been binging in the personal development department and have applied my learnings in my…