All posts tagged: tips

Be always for learning

I love starting my sentences with the word “and”. But there’s some grammar rule that goes like this: Thou shall not start your sentences with “and”. Oh, really? So you can imagine my disbelief when I heard an English professor say, You can start a sentence with the word “and”. Me: You can?! How did I not know this sooner? And from then on guess what? I use any opportunity I can to start my sentences with and. There’s something rebellious about it. I also learned that the grammar rules that we’re taught in school growing up were meant to help us sound formal. We weren’t taught how to write casual like how we speak in informal settings. I recently read a Ghandi quote about learning and life on Pragati Chauhan’s blog Meldoy of Words that goes like this: Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma gandhi This quote speaks to me because I’ve been reading a book about grammar lately. Yes, I read grammar …

5 tips to make self improvement easier

Changing your life for better requires tons of patience, effort, and a completely different mindset. Often, we complicate life, by coming up with all of the reasons for why something isn’t possible. Instead, focus your energy on how you can create change even if it’s little by little. Have a humble attitude. Make a little bit of fun of yourself, of your mistakes. If you don’t get things right, there’s room for growth. And growth is where the magic happens. In fact, I’d argue that growth is one of the most beautiful things you can experience & witness. Start now. We often leave change for future. Start with the change you can make now in this present moment. This present moment is that powerful. Even if change means starting on a Thursday or at 3 p.m. Keep learning. Learn from your experiences or from other people. They say everyone is a mirror who reflects to us the qualities we can have if only we set our minds to feel the way we want to feel …

how to blog productively when you got a million things going on

blogging is a journey, an adventure. As you keep showing up to your blog, you grow as blogger. For example, you learn how to write better blog post titles. Becoming a better blogger definitely takes time and effort 👩🏽‍💻. When you feel like you got a million things going on in your life, does blogging start taking last place? As you continue to schedule in blogging time into your already packed calendar, you can still keep blogging productive. Productive blogging starts with finding a meaningful purpose, structuring blogging, and giving your best effort #1. find a meaningful purpose As of late, my intention for this blog has been to keep it on a hopeful-positive-light vibe. The intention is that readers will find hope for the day, inspiration to feel joy, or strength to follow their dreams. In much the same way as I feel inspired when I watch Marie Forleo’s videos on YouTube (she always ends her videos with, “the world needs that special gift that only you have”) and in much the same way, I …