I’m listening to this book right now “You Are a Badass” about how to make your dreams come true, essentially. A big take away is how one must have faith and COMMIT to something, if you want to see it come into fruition. She gives the example of Henry Ford, who for years had his […]Read more "Commit, and move on"
I’m scared right now because I feel like I’m going to be rejected from these fellowships. This has always been a possibility. I’ve been prepared for it through this whole process…but that doesn’t mean it won’t suck a bit when it happens. Weirdly, however, there’s part of me that’s ok with it..almost more than ok […]Read more "Rejection and Reflection"
A lesson learned from old college alumni: people really don’t care that much about what you’re doing as you think they do. Your success and your happiness are really owned by you. One of the most important lessons I’m learning is that really you can’t care too much on what other people think of you; […]Read more "What I’m learning"
It’s been a little bit since I actually felt afraid. I’ve gotten into a pattern of myself where I set myself up to be confident and seem “together” most of the time. At L’Estelle, I can sell and make it look like I know what I’m doing. With Urban Co-Lab, I can set myself up […]Read more "I’m scared."
I’m considering giving up alcohol for the next month; sex for the next three. Why? Over the last 2.5 months, I’ve had an ok share of alcohol. I had my birthday November 25th and its subsequent party; I had the holiday party season and general holidays; I had the new year with a lot of […]Read more "Giving Up Alcohol & Sex (for a spell)"
It’s really funny how life works out. I’ve been transparent with a good number of people how I haven’t been the happiest at my job. So, today was a mixed blessing when I found out that my Department was downsizing. Another coworker and I are being let go. Our last day is Dec. 18 – […]Read more "Adulting: I got laid off"
Last night, I got wine and dinner with an old friend. She’s been in a serious relationship for about 1.5 years at this point, the likely isn’t going any where. At 25, she’s applying to several large board positions in the Austin area, she had just finished being the President of the Young Hispanic Professional Association of […]Read more "I value my freedom. And, thoughts on “arrogance”"