If I say the word creativity what do you think it means? How does it apply to your life? Do you think that you have creativity? The dictionary says that creativity says “the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work”. I have worked in teaching, marketing, and other such profession that could be considered creative. I love books, drawing, and writing which are creative hobbies. However, I can not tap into my creative talents 24/7. I am only human. With my activities and some of my past jobs involving the need for creativity, I recognized the need for the immediate generation of creativity when you need it. So I had thought to myself, there had to be some way to trigger this power. I think I may have found the answer during my commute while I listened to the TED Radio Hour. They had an episode called Jumpstarting Creativity where people like Tim Harford spoke on how to rekindle and harness it.
When one is visiting the city of Venice, a gondola ride is expected. A gondola ride through the Grand Canal. You would pass by every iconic building that rose to it’s grandiose style in the Italian Renaissance. These waterways are some of the most famous in the world. Hollywood and dreamers believe that Venice is the hidden jewel in Italy that one should visit before their demise. Do I agree with them? Well the only way I was going to solve this question would be to go on my own gondola ride through the water ways of Venice during my stay in the city of masks.
I love using my planner to organize my day. It helps keep me on track and remember when and where I am suppose to be. Focusing on a manageable to do list is also super important. So here are my tips for planning life with a planner to get the most out of it without going crazy.
Every day we are seeing more and more evidence of climate change happening before our eyes. We see videos of the floating garbage islands in the ocean that is as large as a small city. The United Nations have written several reports stating that if major changes do not occur then these changes are irreversible. Based on that we see and hear, one would think we may never escape our own creation of dooms. So, TED Talk decided to invite speakers to explore how we can save our planet and if we can do it in time in Climate Crisis.
Remember the teenager that started the world-wide protest for climate change? Greta Thunberg is the first speaker to talk about climate change.
I like to organize my space in what I call organized chaos. I am notorious for saving too much and losing what I had in my hand 5 minutes ago. However, with the new school year starting soon I decided it was time to declutter. So while I started this crazy project, I found 10 tips for decluttering my life.
The school year is just around the corner. College is full of responsibilities. You will be asked to juggle class work, work, volunteering, club activities, and so much more while making the grades so the quest for success means mastering the art of optimizing studying. Those that left high school and are getting ready to start their college journey, I have one piece of advice for you. Read How to Become A Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less by Cal Newport.
With the new semester at college starting soon, I find myself going through my annual checklist to make sure I have the supplies for my college school bag. It can be overwhelming trying to find what you need among the back to school sales so I paired down the giant list of supplies to a more manageable list.
Who gets FOMO over travel articles and travel photos from your friends?
I have loved traveling and discovering the world from a early age. I am always on the hunt for new places to discover. My Pinterest has layers of boards dedicated to different destinations that I hope to go to in the future. I found myself wistfully staring at these boards the other day as I plan my trips for the year I hope to take, and decided to share my travel bucket list. Don’t worry I narrowed it top my current top 10.
Summer is the hottest time of the year in Texas. So hot that you could cook an egg on the sidewalk. Despite the heat wave that hits Texas every year, there are a few things I love about summer. It is the time of endless possibilities since school is out. The perfect weather to enjoy the outdoors (if you don’t mind the swarm of mosquitos). So here are my top 10 reasons to love summer.
All over the world, humans believe in a variety of belief system. Each belief system has an over watching figure that guides our moral compasses and ways of life. God is defined by a variety of ways but the role God plays in our life doesn’t change. We seek God to help guide our actions and explain the unexplainable. Growing up, I went to church, temples, and other religious sites to look for God. Last year, I made the decision to start my awakening as a Buddhist as it was closer to how I see God in the world. When I started my journey on discovering my faith that there seems to be these underlying questions that each faith had answers for. The most shocking is that these answers that were given to me had many similar despite the obvious differences. I always wondered if I was the only one who asked these questions, and I recently found out.