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Dopamine detox review (in quarantine!)

Dopamine detox review (in quarantine!)

Quarantine has been killing me, I won't lie. My motivation, focus, and energy suffered huge losses in the first couple of weeks. Fortunately for me, I had a week off scheduled about a month in, and I was able to still take that time off and relax. During my...

How to travel on a budget

How to travel on a budget

If one thing in life keeps me going, it's travel. The sights, sounds, and tastes of different cultures energizes me. From eating in churrascos in Buenos Aires to breaking Ramadan fast in Turkey to bungee jumping off the Auckland Harbor Bridge, I live for all the world...

Healthy meal prepping on a budget

Healthy meal prepping on a budget

Happy New Year! Meal prepping is one of those things that was thrust upon me as I cut costs to afford my apartment with a view of Lake Michigan, but I will carry with me forever. There is nothing better that the fruits of your own labor, especially when you know your...

How to start long distance running

How to start long distance running

Disclaimer: I am not a professional, I'm not fast, and I still make mistakes. But I like running and I'm fairly decent at it, especially pacing myself. Also, it's free and you can do it anywhere. I hope this helped you, and please reach out or leave a comment if you...

Life, death, and other statistical improbabilities

Life, death, and other statistical improbabilities

Industrial and systems engineering is 50% statistics/math and 50% process engineering. It is truly a course of study I believe was meant for me. But even after going through it, I have managed to have feelings about life statistics. The number of events that it took...

Tips on writing a resume in the US Tech sphere

Tips on writing a resume in the US Tech sphere

Disclaimer: I am not a recruiter or a career coach, however I did:- attend multiple resume workshops while at the University of Southern California hosted by FAANG (and the like) companies- get multiple offers in the past two years from Uber, United Airlines, and...