Category: Project WHW

Hindsight is 20/20

Last year, as an act of defiance against the phrase “New Year. New You,” I titled my end of year reflection as “New Year. Same you.” Now, as I try to condense an entire year of change into a readable post, I no longer believe in the latter statement. As humans, we are bound to…

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Rejection

Rejection is something we all like to talk about after the success is final, and carved in stone. Yet, to overlook this very real part of life is to fundamentally ignore a universal human experience. Whether we’d like to admit it or not, rejection comes in waves throughout our life. When we’re a child, rejection…

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The Highlight Reel

Life isn’t a highlight reel, yet why do I, like so many others, feel the need to pretend like it is? In many ways, curating a highlight reel feels a whole lot like losing your grip of reality. On a surface level, it’s easy to believe that this will make you happier. But the highlight…

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Entry 7: 4 Years Later

On January 15th, I started writing the blog post “2016 is the year I choose happiness.” Four years later, I’m here to tell you what I’ve learnt, and why that blog post is now so poignant for me. I’ve spent far too long contemplating this topic, but thinking about something isn’t the same as actually…

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A Question of Personal Growth

“Do we ever truly change, or does the thought of knowing more than we did before serve as a placeholder for all of the problems we’re not yet ready to face?” PRESENT Blame it on social isolation, or the impending doom that I feel when I think about applying for jobs in the midst of…

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