v. having contentment with oneself
digital /ˈdijidl/, adj.
an attempt to undergo a 30-day digital detox in a time of social distancing
burnout /ˈbərnˌout/, n.
I’m one of the few people I know—in real life—who actually uses their Twitter in some productive fashion. It’s where I keep up with a handful of… Read more “burnout /ˈbərnˌout/, n.”
discouraged /dəˈskərijd/, adj.
For the past three and a half years of my blog-keeping, I’ve tried my best to keep my blog sterile. Many personal details remain partially shrouded, almost… Read more “discouraged /dəˈskərijd/, adj.”
people /ˈpēpəl/, n.
Q: If I began following a trend on Tumblr back in 2013, and I’ve consistently done it every year through 2017, does that make me hipster (even… Read more “people /ˈpēpəl/, n.”
make /māk/, v.
I love the holiday season, but let me set the record straight: I hate the #PSL trend, and I can’t stand how marketing for it starts earlier… Read more “make /māk/, v.”
nature /ˈnāCHər/, n.
The words are generally arranged in contrast to the other: nature vs. nurture. Other times, they become a question, Nature or nurture? For me, more recently, the… Read more “nature /ˈnāCHər/, n.”
ready /ˈredē/, adj.
For the past six months, I have been meeting regularly with a counselor (therapist, clinical psychologist — I confess, I’m not entirely what her title is because she… Read more “ready /ˈredē/, adj.”
better /ˈbedər/, adj.
My late violin teacher often used to say to me in my lessons, “Practice makes better.” Of course, at the time, he meant for me to practice violin… Read more “better /ˈbedər/, adj.”
enchant /enˈCHant/, v.
For the past two months, I’d been restraining myself from counting down the days until I was going to Disneyland. It was only on Friday, that I let… Read more “enchant /enˈCHant/, v.”