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The key to finding balance in life

Are there times you feel overwhelmed trying to please everyone and get everything done? Maybe you’re sacrificing sleep for more social time, or burning the midnight oil for your job. You’re trying to prioritize too many things at the same time.

When this happens, nothing’s a priority anymore! The answer isn’t to pick a handful of things and get rid of the rest though. In different periods of life, it’s normal to focus on a few things, and then on a different set of few things as what you want out of life evolves. Read More

Questioning your assumptions

As a designer, we are trained to question assumptions. “You are not the user” is something that I have to remind myself constantly! When I design an experience, I am more aware than the average user of typical conventions. However, that doesn’t mean I can always create the perfect layout in one pass. It’s important to ask others and do user testing to bring other points of view into the picture. Read More

Why fear can be a good thing

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it. – Danny Kaye
The current philosophy I live by is to immerse myself in new experiences. I don’t want to miss out just because I’ve been held back by my fear. It’s scary and vulnerable putting yourself out there, but the rewards are worth it– that seems to be the case in any new experience. You learn and you grow. You learn what works and what doesn’t, and what you resonate with. Read More