Hi. It’s been some time.

About a month, to be exact. In that time, I’ve been moving all of my things back to my hometown. I don’t take walks anymore, but I’d like to reincorporate that. I also don’t food log, although I plan on continuing again. Perhaps I should include more details about caloric content and macros. Mm... that’s… Continue reading Hi. It’s been some time.

A case for meditation, pt. 3

at long last. 2.13.20. I'm about to hit the elusive 90-day streak in 17 more days. I've only gotten to this point on one other occasion, sometime about a year and a half ago. It's unclear to me how much I've changed, thanks to meditation. The following will be a reflection on the personal benefits… Continue reading A case for meditation, pt. 3

Greetings! from post-finals chiisana

hi everyone. i hope your holidays have been going well. basically, i've recently learned that my career plans have hit a stumbling block. i did a lot of thinking this morning and realized (after grappling stubbornly over the idea that i somehow need a new morning routine) that my main problem has (continually!) been overthinking.… Continue reading Greetings! from post-finals chiisana

a case for meditation.

the glitch mob While I extol the benefits of journaling, I have wondered about whether meditation was actually doing that much for me. The following is a compelling 10-minute video that makes a strong case for meditation as a habit using various books and scientific research articles. I definitely sense that my distractibility is quite… Continue reading a case for meditation.

My official, official first introductory blog post.

Hello again. My pen-name is chiisana, pronounced chee-sah-na. It's nice to meet you. RJ doing his thing, but pretend that it's me Eons ago, I wrote an About Me page as well as a "First Blog Post" that WordPress forced me to write, but I never had a more informal (read: fun) page about what… Continue reading My official, official first introductory blog post.

9.25.19: a long, diary-like entry

aimer Ah... hello again. It's been... several weeks since I first started this blog. Since then, I've been neck-deep in schoolwork and expectations for myself. Hence the strange entry some several weeks earlier.... I was wrought with sadness, exhaustion, and frustration then because professional school is hard, lol. Rest assured though, I haven't forgotten about… Continue reading 9.25.19: a long, diary-like entry