Friday night, I purchased my ferry ticket to Vancouver in July. I am going to meet with the potential supervisor I emailed last week, as well as meet other graduate students and take stock of the campus. I've already visualized myself moving in that area with my little one, living in a lovely apartment with hardwood floors, taking him to the elementary school in the neighborhood while entertaining visits from my sweetie (that's an intention for a whole different post,…Continue
The last few days have been filled with school readings, quiet moments, meditations, and countless stories spoken quite spiritedly by my little boy. This isn't to say that I haven't had any "Me" time. It just means that my me time has been spent doing something else - like reading the countless Abraham books I have sitting here that I really should finish.
More importantly, I find myself going inward lately. I'm not a hermit or anything. I go to school every day, my son…Continue
Though I didn't make up a specific list of intentions for this summer, I've always wanted to improve my Japanese conversational skills. The truth of the matter is, I want to improve my Japanese, or rather this limiting belief that I've always had about my skills. Despite constantly getting good marks in the classes, I previously felt like I was terrible at the language. No, scratch that - because I continuously compared myself to other people in the class, I based my skills on…Continue
Yesterday, I sent an inquiry letter to a possible supervisor for a master program.
I'm an honours degree candidate, and I did so at the urging of my mentor. I was perfectly content with applying to my current school's Master program, but he's been urging me to do this for weeks now. When you mentor asks you to do something like this, you can hardly say no.
I took a deep breath a wrote the letter. And as I wrote the letter, I imagine the person emailing me…Continue