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health PhD Life weight loss

reset

There’s no doubt in my mind that maintaining a healthy life style and healthy weight is extremely difficult. I was able to lose 50 lbs during 2020, during the lock-down and all. I went from 185 to 133 lbs. Then from January 2021 till now, mid-September, I gained back about 30 lbs. Isn’t losing weight […]

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christianity health sermons theology weight loss

the living bread

If God asked you what should I give you, what would you ask for? What is it you need the most? What is it you desire the most? Money? Love? House? Happiness? Fame? Power? Have you heard of the phrase “Money is the root of all evil?” or perhaps “Greed is the root of all […]

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health weight loss

thoughts on intermittent fasting

I listened to all 20 chapters of the Obesity Code. First 19 chapters was interesting, but I already knew that healthy diet for losing/maintaining weight included: 1) reducing added sugar; 2) reducing processed grains; 3) managing protein intake; 4) consuming natural fat; and 5) increasing consumption of fiber. However, the last chapter provided information new […]

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coping skills PhD Life work

new chapter

Finished! I finished my dissertation. I finished my phd program. at the end of this journey was an unexpected sense of drop, a sense of fall, or a loss, letting go all of a sudden of a goal I had worked towards intensely for the past six years. As much as pushing towards finish line […]

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coping skills PhD Life

a good enough dissertation

I have a defense draft of dissertation! I consider it a “good enough” dissertation, as in Winnicott’s concept of a “good enough mother.” I don’t mean that my dissertation isn’t good. I just mean that I did my best not being a perfectionist and practically speaking it’s better than a perfect draft of a dissertation […]