fitness, lifestyle, videos

lifestyle || day in the life at UNIVERSITY: workout, cafes, classes at Queen's Commerce

Friday, November 22 was a fun day, so let me show you around campus on a pretty typical day in my life! Here's what the day looked like: 8:30 human resources (and coffee)10:00 international business 11:30 coffee with a friend/business meeting 1:00 finance 3:00 quick appointment (and another coffee)3:30 working downtown at a cafe 6:30… Continue reading lifestyle || day in the life at UNIVERSITY: workout, cafes, classes at Queen's Commerce

academia, economics, Psychology, writing

writing || time is not money: on storytelling and sunk costs

They say time is money, but that’s not exactly true. Since being exposed to the research field through my professors at university and Richard Thaler’s “Misbehaving”, I’ve found it fascinating to read studies that explore the bridge between psychology, decision-making and economics. At the moment, I'm looking into sunk costs and “mental accounting” - a… Continue reading writing || time is not money: on storytelling and sunk costs

organization, printables

organization || Binder Index Printable: Study Better & Organize Old Course Material

Staying organized isn't only FUN, but it PAYS OFF, too! I've always thought it more important to study SMART, not just HARD, and one of the ways I make sure I can do that is by staying organized in all of my courses. I use my Bullet Journal to track tasks. For my notes, I keep coming back to either:

Cornell system of handwritten notes
Typed, concise summary notes that I print and highlight
(Speaking of which: I'm looking forward to sharing with you how I take both of these kinds of notes! It's a big post though, so bear with me as I try to find the time for it.)

As for the notes and all the course material itself, I've got a simple method to keep everything organized in their binders!

academia, History, writing

writing || Differences in Political Responses to the Great Depression and the Recession of 2008 in Canada

I wrote this essay for my history class a year ago in grade 10, back when we studied the 20th century. There were several prompts to choose from, and I ended up writing about the changes or improvements in the political responses towards the Great Depression as opposed to the more recent Recession of 2008. I… Continue reading writing || Differences in Political Responses to the Great Depression and the Recession of 2008 in Canada