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Dreams as I get older

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Childhood dreams are whimsical and filled with wonder. They can sometimes become a reality, but more often than not, they remain distant fantasies. Dreams serve as a means for our subconscious to process life’s experiences and comprehend the world we inhabit. They can ignite our imagination, offering inspiration and a temporary escape from the ordinary realities of our existence.

As a child, I never had any specific dreams or aspirations. In an Asian household, however, there was an underlying expectation for me to pursue a career in medicine or a scientific field. It felt almost inevitable. Naturally, I put effort into excelling in those subjects.

However, my interests took an unexpected turn during my final year of high school. I spent countless hours that summer in front of the computer, exploring programming, and Photoshop, and even indulging in playing Sims 2. It was a significant shift from what was expected of me.

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New Normal finally starts in 2022

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The second quarter of 2022 is starting off with a new phase as the government mandates a return to office for everyone. Fortunately, I rearranged my schedule in May, allowing me some time to prepare and adapt to the so-called “New Normal“.

One of the first things I want to tackle is my sleeping habits. After enduring long hours of training and actual work for a month, I’ve been struggling to establish a consistent sleep schedule. This has resulted in daily migraines and restlessness. However, I’ve decided to temporarily cut back on coffee to facilitate a smoother transition and improve my sleep patterns.

Given my current schedule, I should ideally be sleeping around seven in the morning and waking up at two in the afternoon. However, I’ve noticed that I’ve been falling asleep at three in the morning right after I finish work. As a result, I wake up around ten in the morning. While I still manage to get seven to eight hours of sleep, having a more stable sleep schedule would be preferable.

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