In the past month, I’ve found myself reminiscing about those days when the act of writing didn’t involve any other pressures (than the one applied to my finger). I’d say: when the act of writing was as simple and organic as riding a bike, but well, I never learnt how to ride a bike. Continue reading On Perfectionism and Creativity: Does Academic Writing Kill Creativity?
Quiet has helped me revisit some of the seemingly insignificant moments that had an impact on my growth as an introverted student. Continue reading Reading Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet:The Power of Introverts’ As a Teacher
Perhaps I’ll soon have the capacity to see the silver lining in my experiences that marked the month of March; for now, I certainly know that March has emphasized the importance of good friends and books, as well as cats of course, yet once again. Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | February-March 2021
Despite everything, 2020 has been an exciting year that introduced us to wonderful new writers who will possibly be remembered as the greatest writers of our times. Continue reading End-of-Year Wrap-up | 2020 in Review
As I move on to a new month, I also remember all the things that brought some sunshine to my days such as my brilliant students, my cats, family/friends who were there for me when I needed them, and of course, the interesting books and posts that I got to read in the past two months. Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | September & October 2020
In the midst of chaos, I wasn’t able to write as much as I wanted in August, but we are coming back full force. Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2020
As a professional who reads and writes for a living, not sticking with my reading goals used to bother me. A lot. Sort of like leaving a book unread or not finishing a book, you know? I’m sure you know (especially if you’re a bookworm). But as I transition into my new life, I’m learning to find joy in leaving a book unfinished. Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | July 2020
June has officially come to an end, and I’ve decided to post my first wrap-up piece as I wait for my flight back home at O’Hare. Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | June 2020