Category: Slice of Life

1 Paycheck Challenge to Save Money

For the month of August, I am going to try out the 1 Paycheck Challenge to save money. Basically, it’s what it sounds like.  Since I get paid twice a month, I am going to attempt […]

Protected: STEM and Me

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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 […]

June Recap: Happy Birthday!

It’s July! Which means June, my birthday month, passed by, and the year is more than half way over already. A lot happened last month, but at the same time, it seems like nothing has […]

1 Minute Rule

I’ve just implemented the “1 Minute Rule” in my life, inspired by Gretchen Rubin’s own “One Minute Rule.”  What exactly is the “1 Minute Rule“? What it calls for is very simple: If there’s anything […]

Why I Run

I have never been a “natural athlete.” I have never had talents for the athletics, and I trip over air periodically.  Knowing this (I guess I was always a slow slothy child), my parents put […]