Am I Creative?

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about creativity and what it means to be creative. A while back, I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic, and it was such an inspiring book. Gilbert believes that everyone is creative and that everyone is capable of creating. She also believes that fear holds a lot of people back […]

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Big Magic – Book Review

Goodreads Summary: Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature […]

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Fahrenheit 451 – Book Review

I have a vague memory of my older cousin having to read this for school, and she told me it was about burning books. I was  shocked, and it might be one of the reasons I never read it until now. Another might be that it wasn’t required reading in my school. During high school, […]

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Casting on as an INFJ

I’ve probably never mentioned this on my blog, but I’m a knitter. I learned how to knit when I was about 16 and in high school. I was having a hard time at school, since I transferred to a magnet school and left all of my childhood friends behind, and by the time I could […]

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Top TED Talks

A while back this year, I had the opportunity to volunteer at TEDxFukuoka. It was an amazing experience. I was a Japanese/English translator and I was a speaker assistant, on duty making sure the speakers had everything they needed. I have loved TED talks since college, and any time our professor used on in class […]

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