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He has the formula to being memorable

“If you could have one superpower, what superpower would you choose?” she asked. I thought about it for a moment. What would you have answered? I was expecting the usual interview question like “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” or “What makes you the best candidate for this job?”. Out of all interview questions I’ve ever been asked, the superpower question is one of the most memorable ones. I wonder, what makes a thing or a person memorable? Is there a formula to being memorable?   David Sedaris is a very memorable, interesting person (in addition to being a humor writer). The first time I watched David Sedaris being interviewed, I was hooked with his persona and wanted to learn more about him. I watched one of his interviews because I heard that he’s a funny writer. I was actually in search for another formula, the how-to-be-funny formula.  In an interview, Stephen Colbert asks David what life wisdom he’s going to share with a graduating class. David’s life wisdom: be cautious of the scented candles …

You know you can do better

She crumpled the paper without a care. “I don’t like it,” she said. Just like she crumpled the first paper, she crumpled the next. You are right if you guessed that those crumpled papers ended up in the trash. My friend crumpled her drawings every time she didn’t like them, in our high school art class. Her drawings were waaay better than mine. Even the art teacher reminded me of the fact when he said, “How do you feel sitting next to the most talented student in the class?” She crumpled her drawings and threw them out because she knew that they didn’t compare to the best pieces of art she’d created in the past. Which I get because when it comes to talents and skills, you experience doubt or frustration from time to time when you know you can do better. Like my high school friend, I also had the artistic talent growing up. I painted portraits and sunsets, and I drew intricate mandalas. But unlike her, I didn’t continue putting the time or …

How technology transforms your life for better

My phone fell on my face the other day. And boy did that hurt. This didn’t transform my life for better. I still like my phone though. Because of technology, we have access to so much knowledge. When you put that knowledge into practice, you improve and transform your life–whether you want to change your mindset, maintain your health, or learn a new skill. Self-growth Whatever your go-to’s are for self growth, these sources of inspiration will help you gain awareness on how to let go of limiting beliefs. You can find inspiration for self growth on an IG account full of inspirational quotes or a motivational speaker’s Youtube channel. As you continue to work on your inner self, you experience more peace and freedom. Health There’s so much information and resources online that educate you on how to take better care of yourself and your health. Meditation videos are my favorite because they make me feel calm and centered after the work day’s over. Access to work-out videos, music, and podcasts also help you …