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…

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…