Advice

Advice

You’re Not Alone

It’s been a little over half a year when I decided to take a short leave of absence from work. For Mental Health Awareness month I’m bringing back this entry.

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How to Be a Slightly Happier Lawyer

I want for you what you want for yourself.

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The Allegory of the Dirty Dishes

Some people hate washing dishes. I like them, oddly. Here’s why.

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On Personal Loss

I wrote this for a friend whose family member had passed away. I don’t think he’ll mind if I post it here, because I think the message is helpful for someone else.

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What Rejection Means to Me

Feedback is good, but it isn’t always the reality that matters to you.

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Start from Where You are Powerful

Society likes to tell us we can’t do it. Well you’re here to tell yourself that you can.

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Being Specific

Kyle Cease has some pretty good advice. Here’s how it applies to some parts of my life.

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My Cat, the Ego

I love my cats. But sometimes I hate them. I have a similar relationship to my ego.

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Lessons from Writing that Apply to Jiu Jitsu (Or Any Martial Arts Practice)

I like writing. I like martial arts. The two have a lot in common.

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How I Overcame My Resistance to Time Management

Going with the flow is nice, except when you have a lot of steps to do. Here’s why I try to have more structure to my day.

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Where I’m Supposed to Be

It’s weird not writing to a daily audience anymore, but I think that this will make me discover something about myself after I do it for some time. Sometimes I can give advice and help someone and not even know it, though I like it more when they tell me that I’ve helped them. It’s […]

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WILD HORSES RUN FASTER

You hold me down in the best way No quarter from these chains that I’ve Slapped on my heart for a feeling Why can’t I let my demons lie? Have you ever tried to live a day without using the world “should”? It’s not as easy as I would have it think. So many days […]

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Why I Don’t Exercise (Enough)

I give concrete advice and analysis for once about a topic that most of us have probably Googled many times. Go, fitness!

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Advice That Took Me 10+ Years to Understand

In my first summer at Amherst College (2008), I took a teaching job for the Pipeline Project in Amherst. Pipeline Project helped out disadvantaged kids who had a risk of falling behind in school and the goal was to get them some extra instruction and community during the summer. My parents didn’t want me to […]

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Reminders

I update this entry from time to time to reflect what I’ve learned so far in life.

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