Have you ever worked so hard for something and wanted it so bad only to find out you didn’t get it? Dear blog, I hope you’re ready to get down to some real talk today because I’m about to bring it. Here’s the story: I really wanted this position for an international job. I put … Continue reading The Art of Failing
And so it has happened. The near end of My City Lives was announced last week. In what feels like the end of a chapter, I can’t help but feel sad to see the closing of a company I hold so dear to my heart and yet grateful to have been with it since its … Continue reading My City Lives: The Final Chapter
I wrote an email today about a memory I had of my brother and a technology first. It went a little something like this, Dearest Dil. I have a story I want to share with you. I remember the time when I came home after my first (and only) camp experience. It was the next day … Continue reading Technology Firsts
At 4am this morning I jolted up in my bed to discover myself having had a bad dream that resulted in rushed breathing and my body covered in a thin layer of sweat. I'm not usually one to have bad dreams so naturally my nerves were a bit shook. If you ask me now I … Continue reading Self-doubt, we all have it
I've moved into my new place in Manhattan and like many of the places here it is small and over-priced but it's in a cute little area in west village and I've got a great roommate. After weeks of apartment hunting and meeting many potential roommates, I can confidently say that I know a good … Continue reading Don’t worry if you don’t get it. The point is to not get it.
I'm a New Yorker. Or so people have been saying. I've spent the past few weeks getting settled, introducing myself to the many neighbourhoods in the city, meeting new people and exploring fun places. All typical travel stuff but something is a little oh so unfamiliar to me here. I love going to new places … Continue reading Yes Man
While reflecting on my future career decisions the past couple days, I had what I referred to as an "epiphany" yesterday. I realized that recently I had spent a lot of time trying to fit into the guidelines of what I was supposed to do and when doing so, blended into the crowd. Now being apart of … Continue reading Fitting in versus Standing out