Gap Year Stories: July– Second Month

For the month of July, I truly embodied the "living one day at a time". There were moments where I felt miserable but they are only moments, they do not last for the following weeks. The next day, they will be gone because its a whole new day, a new chance to live better. Before July even started, I was nervous that I might not fulfill the projects that I committed myself in. Now, in retrospect, I realize that I underestimated what I can handle. I worried a lot on the hypothetical outcomes that I made up myself.

To see more, one should make the effort

"So, all of that adds up to what he thinks is a very sensory encounter with the ice that does produce feelings. And the feelings are more than just an intellectual response but also an emotional one. The feelings might have to do with care or love of this thing you're watching, and these feelings can be mobilized into action because by caring more about the ice through the senses, you might become more likely to make changes in your life that might be a good response to the climate emergency."

“You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are.”

Author Anna Quindlen wrote, "There are thousands of people out there with the same degree you have; when you get a job, there will be thousands of people doing what you want to do for a living. But you are the only person alive who has sole custody of your life. Your particular life. Your … Continue reading “You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are.”