Boosting the energy in my life

It’s at least been a month since I decided to hit the gym after work for half an hour and pump some motivation into my life. A month ago I was feeling so beaten by life and work that I wanted to do everything to get away from it all. I couldn’t bear anything in my life anymore and I wished that I could just escape to somewhere. Instead of making the stupid mistake of leaving everything behind, I told myself I couldn’t sit and feel sorry for myself. I had to do something to prevent me from feeling like…

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[Dec 18] What made me smile today?

Date: Dec 18, 2014 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today:  1) The Work Progress: Every day, I am learning cool tricks to create different charts in Excel and it’s so much fun. For mathematic geeks like me, seeing a visual representation of the numbers is an exciting moment. Slowly and slowly, I am moving…

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[Dec 17] What made me smile today?

Date: Dec 17, 2014 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today:  1) The Last Team Meeting: Today was our last team meeting of the year and my boss had brought breakfast and drinks for all of us. Unlike other days, he told us to put away our notebooks and enjoy the chitter…

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[Dec 16] What made me smile today?

Date: Dec 16, 2014 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today and the Weekend:  1) The Fear of Freeze-up: This morning my boss came into my office, informed me that temperatures were expected to drop down -20/-25C again tonight and asked me what was going to happen to me tomorrow (because I…

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[Dec 8] What made me smile today?

Date: Dec 8, 2014 Introduction “The Smile Project” is about focusing on the happy things in life and making the effort to record and remember them. By the end of this project, I hope to have a huge list of things that made me smile at some point in life. You can join as well. 🙂 My Bouquet of Smiles for Today and the Weekend:  1) The Toilet Paper Delivery: Did you know that you could order toilet paper online? lol It had been so cold last week that I started ordering all sorts of things online on Cyber Monday. I have been wanting…

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I Am Enough

Last year, as a new year resolution, I made this commitment to myself to dance anyway. I am not a dancer. I was never good at dancing either. But that never stopped me from dancing anyway. My policy in life is to ignore the noises around me and focus on my goals. So one day, I decided to start learning ON MY OWN. I have taken dance classes before but never really enjoyed them very much. Why? Because I just can’t follow the instructors well enough and the classes are too fast-paced for a beginner even if they are “beginner…

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