5 Things I Like – Issue #5 (Favorite Summer Books)

5 Things I Like – Issue #5 (Favorite Summer Books)

Summer time is the perfect time for catching up on our reading list. Whether we are doing a long trip to foreign lands or doing a staycation, it’s always a good idea to have great books to read during those “me time”. I often reserve certain books on my list to enjoy during the actual trip and then when there are down times during the actual trip itself. And whether that destination spot is on the beach or poolside, off your Airbnb summer home, or just on your comfy couch…

5 Things I Like – Issue #4

5 Things I Like – Issue #4

Flowers are starting to bloom marking springtime and the end of winter. It also hails the upcoming summer season, so this TIL is devoted to warm weather and fitness. The summer season should be jam-packed with lots of sunshine, beaches, and poolside relaxation These are the tools, tips, and apps that I think could help anyone dive into a fitness lifestyle,  summer fun, and healthy living.   1. Tech: Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate There’s no other tool that’s more helpful in helping us become more habit-aware for our health…

5 Things I Like – Issue # 3

5 Things I Like – Issue # 3

I feel like this week’s TIL theme could be called “The Writer.” Somehow I collected things that are about the craft of writing, artistic tools, and everything in between.         1. Book: “Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story” by Ursula K. Le Guin   This recommendation is for the budding writers. There are few writers I admire, Ursula K. Le Guin holds a special place in my mantel of writers I love. When I discovered the “A Wizard of Earthsea” series,…

5 Things I Like – Issue # 2

5 Things I Like – Issue # 2

I am happy it is spring time. It is now a warm 65º degree weather here in New York City. This issue of the “5 Things I Like” is a happy hello to springtime!         1. Book: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir  written by Haruki Murakami The art of writing fiction is far from what I do as a day job (I work in Ed-Tech). I find solace in reading about the focus, dedication, and sheer hard work that writers must have in…