May 2021 reads

May 2021 reads

I don’t know if it’s always been the case or it is a natural progression from psychology books, but if you noticed I’ve been reading more self-help books lately, I guess that’s true. I mean, I already read professional development books in general, so I was practically already drinking tea in the living room of…

March 2021 reads

March 2021 reads

I knew this month that I wanted to keep reading fiction books, but I also have been trying to read more books by Asian authors. It crossed my mind that it feels like…like I would hesitate to recommend a book with Asian characters to my friends because I fear it would kind of come across…

February 2021 reads

February 2021 reads

This month I kind of let recommendations take me where I would, for the most part. I had left over recommendations from last month that finally came in from the library, recommendations from colleagues, and a book club book. The most spontaneous book was on investing because I kind of feel like I’m not doing…

January 2021 reads

January 2021 reads

I have no one to talk to about the books I read. I still don’t, but I also don’t want to forget them. I’m going to try writing about them, let me know what you think. Overall, January was a continuation of a trend I started towards in 2020: “No more Fewer depressing non-fiction books.”…

What I know now // 030

LOL to casually trying to pretend this is a monthly installment after 8 months. But on the other side of nearly two months of relaxing, reflecting, and slugging around I finally feel a little in the mood for writing again. I won’t try to fill in the whole 8 months, but I thought I’d talk…

Performance of Self (is hard)

I have been listening to an audiobook called in The World Beyond Your Head and Chapter 9, The Presentation of Self, has really been sticking with me and I thought I’d share. In the past, there were more trades people and a person would received his identity through his vocation. He was successful and viewed as successful…

I’d be shunned by Schön right now

One of the big differences between school and work for me is I have less time to reflect on my work. Instead of the teacher asking you ‘why’ and wanting to hear your answer, you get more of people asking ‘why’ as an opener for their idea. I’ve been working on this project lately and realizing how little…