#100DaysOfCode Challenge

For the past few months, I had been mulling over about my future and what I want to do in my life.  Career goals, Life goals, Personal growth goals, Hobby goals… My long time blog/weeb friend (no joke, we’ve known each other since we were in middle school) Vicky has recently started participating in #100DaysOfCode Challenge.  She blogged about the challenge and learning to use GitHub a month ago, but […]

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Living on $10.32/Day in NYC #1PaycheckChallenge

I did it guys. 31 Days. 1 Paycheck. $10.32/Day. In New York City. Wow, my first 1 Paycheck Challenge was pretty stressful! I lived on a budget of $10.32/Day, strictly on cash so I can keep accurate tabs on what I was spending and what I had left for the month. To recap, I started off the month with 2 envelopes: Fees Envelope (Yoga/Laundry): $90 Spending Envelope (Food/Purchases): $320 My […]

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Minimalism Journey: Decluttering

July was the month when I finally kick-started the “Minimalism Journey” I had been intending for months.  Over the past few months, I have started to accumulate a list of “Decluttering To-Do’s,” but as with most of my cleaning-based tasks, nothing really got done, and the mess just kept on expanding. Last month, I finally was able to tackle two of the bigger ones: Clothing and Living Room Closet.  Just today, […]

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Rules, Habits, and Routines: Being an Obliger

According to Gretchen Rubin’s The Four Tendencies Quiz, I am an Obliger.  When I read the description of the term for the first time last month, it immediately clicked for me. And, as it turns out, I lost 20 lbs last year by playing to my “Obliger” tendencies.  All without even knowing it. Who is an “Obliger?” I thrive on Rules, To-Do Lists, and Planning Ahead.  If you know me […]

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