la piece de la resistance

We’re getting close to the end of the semester, and we’ve also reached the end of our milestones for overcoming imposter syndrome! I know, I should have built up the whole dramatic introduction, long pause… but I was so excited I couldn’t help myself! What a story within a story. 10/10 would recommend (from a… Continue reading la piece de la resistance

Positive Practice

Whelp, it happened. I knew there would come a point when life got crazy and I somehow missed some of the tasks I was juggling- I’m just glad it didn’t happen later on in the semester! Recovering from missing a deadline or not being as productive is embarrassing, and for someone like myself who tends… Continue reading Positive Practice

Failing …hard.

Before I get into it, I promise this isn’t a downer of a post. It’s totally been a downer of a week- more assignments due closer together, work has been wild, home has been wild (it always seems to come in threes, right?)…and to top it off, while I was showcasing my achievements for our… Continue reading Failing …hard.

How to give yourself extra credit.

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.” – Albert Einstein Self-acceptance is often preached, paraded through journals and social media posts as an ultimate achievement. But what if we turned that perception upside down, and held it as the first step to accomplishing your achievements? Following along that train of thought, what in… Continue reading How to give yourself extra credit.


Typing in the word “positivity” in a search bar returns millions of results- but try looking for “accentuating the positive” and those options are shockingly limited. My next challenge is to do just that, however, and unfortunately those results mean I’m going to have to come up with my own definitions. This part of the… Continue reading #inspo

The next new thing

Accomplishments are meant to be a journey, not the destination.” Dwight D. Eisenhower Challenge yourself. Push yourself. Find your happiness. Never stop learning. Be Effective. Laugh. Cry. These words all have something in common: a shared goal. These are bits of titles of books all recommended to help your improve yourself, grow. Computer science is… Continue reading The next new thing

Last First Time

We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school.” – Peter De Vries This degree has likely been one of the most challenging things I’ve undertaken (and that’s including a master’s degree and moving across the world!). But it is far from one I will ever regret. I was… Continue reading Last First Time