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 passage from Marcus Aurelius on self-discipline

Photo by Orest Sv on Pexels.com from his book entitled, "Meditations" ‘—But we have to sleep sometime…’Agreed. But nature set a limit on that—as it did on eating and drinking. And you’re over the limit. You’ve had more than enough of that. But not of working. There you’re still below your quota. You don’t love… Continue reading A passage from Marcus Aurelius on self-discipline

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