The Same Things are Different – Solution to Boredom

Today I reminisced about a conversation I had with a friend about boredom. I explained to her why I don’t really get bored. I told her that even though you can eat at the same places, hang out with the same people, and do the same routine every day, it’s different each time. Continue reading

First Powerlifting Meet – Video and Reflection

This weekend on August 2nd, 2014, I competed in my first powerlifting meet in the USAPL federation that is under the IPF. It was a great experience to have, and I’m excited to compete again in the future. Here’s the video below about the meet and my thoughts!

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Travel: Mori Tower – Tokyo, Japan

Mori Tower, in Roppongi Hills, is a 54 story skyscraper developed by Minoru Mori. Roppongi Hills is a New Urban Center and was only opened a little more than ten years ago. The area is a district for work, entertainment, restaurants, and shopping. The skyscraper itself is home to many big companies such as Google, Goldman Sachs, and the Pokémon Company.
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- Photo by Aimaimyi under Wikimedia Commons

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Why I Hate the U.S Education System – Part 1

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School is most likely one of the most talked about topics world-wide. Some people love school and many others hate it. In my opinion, the education is extremely flawed and isn’t really about education as much as it is about obtaining a degree.

  1. Degrees and GPAs do not equal education

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Food Review: Rooftop Lounge

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My fascination with waterfront restaurants brought me to the Rooftop Lounge in Laguna Beach. The Rooftop Lounge is exactly what it sounds like, a rooftop lounge on top of the La Casa del Camino hotel with a magnificent view of the pacific coast shoreline. This lounge/restaurant/bar is an awesome open space that gives you a panoramic view of Laguna Beach.
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Read Books and Watch Movies – Stimulating Creativity

I’ve always been a pretty frequent movie watcher, but as of late, I’ve been reading more and more fiction books. During this period of time, I’ve realized that books and movies work harmoniously to produce a heighten state of creativity and knowledge.

Let’s start with books. An author inscribes his or her thoughts onto an electronic or hardcopy medium. The words left on those pages are then left for the reader to interpret and comprehend. To me, this is similar to a drawing book. Continue reading