Monthly Archives: March 2012

note to self (expectations and fulfillment)

There are documented sociological reports where expecting a person XYZ to fail a course makes the individual more likely to fail. Then there are anecdotal and personal stories of expecting really great things (putting people on a pedestal) and the … Continue reading

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Week 1 Review

This entry documents Week 1 of Craziness (class & job).

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note to self (emotions are chosen)

I think happiness for every person is self-defined and should be that way and not infringed upon– assuming the individual doesn’t infringe on the well-being of society (e.g. theft, for example would be an BAD example of a happy drug.) … Continue reading

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note to self (setting it right the first time)

I’m starting a new job on Monday, taking on a new class, and have been unnerved by recent events. Reflecting back on the coffee and the psychological and life improvement talks, I’m not as naive as I once was. It’s … Continue reading

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note to self (what I really want)

i sometimes think all i want to do is to earn lots of money, have freedom to travel, have 3 kids, grow them up in the suburbs and then be all normal. admittedly, my parents (my immediate environment) reinforce this … Continue reading

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note to self (whenever you are feeling angry, ask yourself how that person or situation threatens your identity or sense of self)

I am angry right now because a fellow classmate slightly took advantage of me and then became a student and has attained fluency in a language after one year of intensive study. i am still doing nothing, mildly completed my … Continue reading

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note to self (listen to yourself and be consistent)

I think the hardest thing for me to do is to listen to myself and follow through. Admittedly, I’m lazy and don’t do things. also it really annoys me when I say something of value and my parents have very … Continue reading

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