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What I Learned in 2015

Give Yourself Some Time
At the end of 2014, I was in a very stressed out place. Between my job and internship I hadn't taken any time to rest. So in 2015 I enrolled in a yoga class and practiced yoga three times a week. Later this year I spent more time doing DIY projects and painting. One blank canvas became a painting on our living room wall. My long neglected blog was revived. Taking a little time to do what you love is so important, but so easy to forget.

Less is More
You don't need a lot to be happy. This is something, I've always believed. This year I focused on not accumulating stuff just for the sake of it. I went through my closet and got rid of clothes that I'd held on to since middle school. I also cleaned out my desk. Experiences are so much more meaningful than things.

Life is Short
This year my grandmother passed away, shortly after my grandfather passed. My mom asked for my help in writing both of their obituaries.While writing the obituaries,…