October 2nd, 2013

Reflect and Appreciate; Strategies for Daily Life



It’s crazy to think how much has changed in the last 4 weeks.

I am transitioning away from being a student, although I can’t yet say that into what exactly. It’s still a while until I’ll be able to practice Chinese medicine. So until then, I am making the most of my ‘vacation’ and adjusting the best I can to life after school.

It’s quite different on the other side of school. Time moves oddly, for one. For some of my graduated classmates I have talked to, these past few weeks found them aimless and accomplishing seemingly little with our unstructured time. There were definitely times when I almost went down that rabbit hole of thinking I haven’t done enough, but I made a concerted effort to avoid those feelings of doubt and uncertainty and embrace the freedom that surrounds me.

Clear intentions and reflection has been the key. I start my day with a hearty breakfast, then curl up on the couch with a cup of tea and my notebook. Talk about luxury! Read the rest of this entry »