Here we go.
Quick recap of last semester:
Prior to the start of last semester, my mind already guessed that right then and there – what with it being my fourth year in college and all – time management would become increasingly more difficult for me. A two-month respite in June 2016 allowed me to reevaluate my priorities, redefine both my intermediate and long-term goals, and pinpoint internal struggles that required immediate attention and action on my part. I came to realize that the success I wanted for myself primarily lay in how I managed my time. From there, I decided to make changes in how I operated and to adopt new habits.
I once wrote about how we’ve grown accustomed to thinking highly of beginnings and endings. I particularly cited the new year as an example. And yet, despite knowing that the new year is an arbitrary concept imposed by people, which is a consequence of an equally arbitrary, man-made measurement of time, I still find myself delighting in the prospect of being given an opportunity to grow into a better version of myself.
But I digress.
I’m far too sleepy to type up a really lengthy post, but I do hope everyone’s doing well and having a wonderful time with loved ones! Whether you decide to celebrate extravagantly or not, I hope your day is as great as it can be!
I’m off to enjoy the festivities myself. For the meantime, here are some halfheartedly edited, ridiculously wacky Christmas selfies that I’ve been sending to most of my friends throughout the day! What can I say? It’s more efficient than repeatedly typing “Merry Christmas!” Plus, it saves time in the long run!
Without further ado, Merry Christmas(!!!) from my silly selfies to the screens of your devices! 🎄✨🎁
Which brings me to what could possibly be your question: What exactly happened here? What’s with the abrupt hiatus?
First of all, academic workload aside, my extracurricular activities have kept me pretty busy as well. I am a member of two student organizations (a department-based academic organization, and a service organization); however, this semester, I tried applying for other organizations that interested me. In addition to these extracurricular, non-academic activities, I have been pushing myself to experiment with numerous, different things as a way for me to discover more about myself.
All right. Let’s talk about details, yes?