Non-Career Advice: Huy Bui.

Non-Career Advice is a series that asks people - young, old, and in a range of occupations - for words of wisdom unrelated to work, career-building, dollars, or getting ahead.

Name: Huy Bui/ Architect + Designer 
Also: Dog lover / plant whisperer / co-owner of An Choi

There's beauty in every season. "I've learned that everything in life has its seasons and its micro life-cycles — our moods, our emotions, our relationships, our careers. Everything is constantly moving and evolving. Accepting that has helped me; it's made the more challenging times in my life a little easier to understand, and I'm more open to change and surprise. I think back to being 21, and I think I'd tell myself: you may feel like shit now, but it's okay. That's part of the process. Nothing is forever — there's another season just around the bend. We all operate according to our  own timing. I understand now that we need to experience the harder things and be patient and trusting when it comes to getting to whatever's next. Winter has its purpose — the freeze needs to happen for the plants to bloom in the spring."

Thanks so much, Huy. More from the Non-Career Advice series, here.  Photo by Emily Johnston (from our Freunde von Freunden feature this past winter).

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