Monday Blues: Why I Left My Job of 7 Years

Today's workforce - where do I even begin? We've officially entered the era where "job-hopping" is a thing. Gone are the days where one would enter a company and that would be their "career" for life. In the land of opportunities, the opportunities are plenty but not because there's a constant need for additional workers, … Continue reading Monday Blues: Why I Left My Job of 7 Years

An Unintentional Burden

Let me tell you a story about a couple that immigrated to the United States from China in the late 1980's. They arrived with just enough to start and run their own small business in the heart of the Mission district in San Francisco, California. A couple of years later, their first child - a … Continue reading An Unintentional Burden

A Third Approach

They say, "if you don't love what you do, do what you love." Exactly how many people are able to do what they love on this planet? Now, I'm talking in a sense that this refers to being able to land a job in a field that you're most happy with or even starting your … Continue reading A Third Approach

(F)unemployment and Exhaustion

Amidst the excitement and gratitude for my long-awaited freedom, the funemployment experience has been everything that I've wanted - and everything that I've not. It started with the crazy idea that I would enjoy an abundance of free time to do whatever I wished but the truth is, there wasn't a whole lot that I actually … Continue reading (F)unemployment and Exhaustion

48 Hours in NYC

Links to my Yelp reviews for certain restaurants are included in this post. Be sure to click on them to check out my thoughts on these places! Hotwire... where do I begin? If you think that $138 a night at a "four-stars" hotel in Times Square is a deal too good to be true, you would be … Continue reading 48 Hours in NYC