Top Ten Resolutions for 2020

© Prateek Katyal

A month into 2020 and I finally have a decent checklist of goals for this year. Call it my belated yearly resolutions, but I feel motivated when I have things to look forward to and achieve (plus the excitement to tick things off from a checklist is pure joy!). I like to keep my goals flexible—adding more things as the year progresses and crossing off the ones I manage to complete. Like any list of goals, we tend to get overwhelmed if we add too many. So, I have set goals that are doable, but still challenging and exciting. Here are my top ten goals for 2020. (In no particular order of importance.)

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Things I Learnt from my First Internship – Part 1

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Ever faced the jitters when thinking of starting as an intern? Gone are the days when interns were hired, only to be disappointed with menial tasks like making coffees and ending up with no useful experiences. Nowadays, internships are necessary to build professional skills and help you with a smoother transition from an academic to a workplace environment. It also gives you hands-on experience before starting a real job. Fortunately (and hopefully), this article will break down some universal DO’s and DON’Ts that I accrued during my internship and will help you save some embarrassment to make a good impression. Whether you are already interning, will start an internship or thinking of doing one, this is for YOU. So here we go!

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What I Achieved in 2019

Since 2020 is fast approaching and before I start making and breaking new habits, it is important for me to remember my achievements and take a moment to note it down. So many things happened this year – whether I tried matcha tea and drank it religiously every day, or not being able to hit my target goal of reading books as posted on GoodReads. The point is – reflecting is important, once in a while. So here we go!

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Random Musings #2

View of Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain from Princes Street Gardens

How easy it is to feel anxious when you stay in a confined room or a house for too long? And think of your never-ending to-do lists, wish lists, bills, and thoughts? Focusing on one thing at a time has become more challenging, with digital media to distract you from your fleeting uncomfortable thoughts most of the time.

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