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VR fitness is fun and exciting. During this pandemic, it’s one of the best options to stay in shape, or get into shape. In this article, I will be reviewing the main three games that I play and my thoughts on each of them: Beat Saber, FitXR and Supernatural.

Beat Saber

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While I only received a minor in philosophy, stoicism has been one of my favorite philosophies to follow and use in my daily life. It has not only helped me shape my career in I.T. (Information Technology), but also how I manage personal and outside relationships.

I got my Bachelors of Science degree in Information Technology, and knew that even though I was a tech nerd, I had a passion for helping people (hence me studying philosophy for my minor). …

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Prior to the pandemic, most organizations that used some sort of agile framework in their field would host sprint retrospective meetings to gauge how the sprints were going. Retrospectives in an agile/scrum environment were typically held in a room with the scrum team. You would have the scrum master sit with the product owner and development team to discuss the main three questions:

1. What went well?

2. What didn’t go well?

3. What can be improved (in the next sprint, or in the future)?

To those newer to the agile framework, a sprint retrospective’s purpose is to increase quality…

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Subscription based models have become very popular for a lot of different types of products. In fact, we most of us probably use some sort of subscription based product.

A subscription based model is where a customer must pay for a service on either a weekly, monthly or yearly basis to use the product and/or service.

Common subscription based services and products include examples like, Netflix, Hulu, Xbox Live, Amazon Prime, Hello Fresh, World of Warcraft Game Time Subscriptions, and much more. There are a variety of platforms that utilize these types of services for their products.

I’ve noticed in…

I remember what it was like as if it was yesterday.

Five years ago, it was my first time traveling to a different country outside of the United States. Even though it was our beautiful neighbor up north — Canada, it was like a whole new world to me. There was so much beauty to discover, and so much to see, and after every subsequent visit after the first, I still couldn’t get enough of Canada.

I have traveled to British Columbia, and visited the cities and towns of Vancouver, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, and Hope.

Everything about British…

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My journey into health and wellness started in September 2020, several months after the pandemic started. I had gained so much weight after the coronavirus pandemic hit, eating all of the quarantine snacks, ordering out food (constantly, almost 3x a week), and not moving or going out much. I was living a very sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle.

It was just a chaotic time where I didn’t even care to focus on myself. I realized I wanted to change my lifestyle so I can live a better and healthier life. During this time, I changed my diet and lifestyle to eat…

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Dear Bentley,

I’ve dreamed of you for so long and don’t know when you’re coming into my life but I know I will have you in it one day.

You’re going to be the cutest corgi that will melt my heart and probably drive me crazy, and that’s okay.

I don’t know what to expect when I get you, but I know raising you will be a life full of ups and downs, but probably a ton of ups because you’ll be the cutest thing ever.

The only downs I see are having to be patient, because patience has never…

Dear Jean-Paul Sartre,

In my existentialism courses, your writing was one of the hardest for me to grasp and internalize, but once I was able to understand it fully — it became simple to me.

As an existentialist, I value your thoughts on freedom, and the meaning of life. While some of your thoughts were a bit too eccentric for my personal taste in philosophy, one of your quotes has defined much of how I feel towards the world and my own existence.

Hell is other people.

— Sartre

I know this has been misinterpreted as other people are just…

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Dear (insert your name here),

Yeah, you. The one reading this right now.

Hello. My name is Cecilia and I just want to say that you are so important and valid.

If you are depressed, or suffer from any form of mental health issues, keep reading.

If you’re not depressed, I’d suggest that you keep reading as well, because you may know someone who needs to hear what I have to say.

You, with that big soul and a smile you use to hide your pain. I can see right through it. …

Recently, I decided to fly to visit my family in Virginia.

The night before I was definitely anxious about how traveling would be. I was worried about how well I’d do with a mask on especially since I’m high risk and struggle to breathe when walking a fast pace. Which also leads to me being out of breath when I walk while wearing a mask.

I’m not an “anti-masker” but I definitely avoid going out as much as possible to not wear one. Online shopping and staying inside the house was always a comfort of mine, even prior to covid…

Cecilia J. Sanders

INFJ, HSP, Writer, Photographer, Scrum Master and Life Coach. I write thought provoking pieces to change the world. Visit my website:

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