My Summer Reflections: Decluttering, #100DaysOfCode, Arthritis, and Chemo

Time just keeps on flying by! September is almost over, and I haven’t done any Monthly Reflections since my first one in June!  So here’s one for July, August, and September… Basically Summer 2017! July In July, I officially began my Minimalism Journey by dumping out my main closet and creating a huge mess in my apartment, as well as donating a huge portion of my wardrobe. It was a […]

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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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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 me through vigorous athletic childhood.  I swam for 10 years (2 to 12 years old), and played tennis for almost just as long (though from end of elementary school through high school).  I also dabbled […]

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My Mindset Challenge for Positivity

My life, all things considered, is going pretty well. Almost half a decade into brain surgery recovery, and I have moved to NYC and began a career, and my mind is at its most peaceful in years. One of the biggest improvements to my life is the new found outlook to life, which, until then, had been bound with anxiety and depression. Until recently, depression, anxiety, neuro-fatigue, and paranoia ruled my life. My Mindset […]

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Living Small

Living in New York City makes one contemplate many things. The people, the consumerism, the money, the culture, the diversity. But closest to the self, it makes one contemplate SPACE and way of daily living. The space you are allowed to take up in this city is merely a fraction of that allowed elsewhere. While I have been blessed with a decently-sized apartment for the past half year, before I took the […]

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