RC | Week 6/(+ 6 6) | "I don't want to end [it] this way"

2 minute read Published: 2022-06-27

I had been considering extending my batch off-and-on for about 3 weeks and finally, after weighing the pros and cons, I decided to keep going. In this post, I'll explain my thought-process behind this and what I expect to do with the extra time.

RC | Week 4-5/6 | Catching-up

4 minute read Published: 2022-06-19

I couldn't think of anything specific to speak on, so I'll just summarize some highlights from the last two weeks.

RC | Week 3/6 | "If it makes you happy"

4 minute read Published: 2022-06-05

I'm halfway through my batch. And like most others at this point, I'm seriously questioning what it is I'm planning on achieving between now and the finish line. As much as I want to continue pursuing my embedded project, it seems increasingly unlikely that I'll be making satisfactory progress on that in the remaining three weeks. But thankfully, I found something I'm really interested in pursuing, and it should be achievable in the remaining weeks, maybe.

RC | Week 2/6 | "Be kind to yourself"

3 minute read Published: 2022-05-29

It was Thursday night, I was reflecting on my day when I felt something break inside me. Not like breaking a bone, but like breaking a thread which compromises integrity of the seam. I thought I was doing well, finding a balance, settling into a good routine, etc. But it became clear the more I investigated what I was feeling that I was actually putting an unsustainable amount of pressure on myself. I needed to be kinder to myself, but what does that even mean?

RC | Week 1/6

7 minute read Published: 2022-05-21

A week has passed since I started my batch at Recurse Center!

I decided to write a quick reflective post on my experience so far before I start the next week to get into the habit of writing more.