Fears

The only noise in the room was the instrumental background music. I position myself on my knees, try to silence my thoughts and wait. I scribble, “the year of healing.” I underline the word healing. I pause because though part of me knew that I needed to heal, the other part of me was not…

Breaking Walls

I keep a stash of some of my go-to recipes in a kitchen drawer beneath all my cutting boards. My favorite thing about them is that they’re handwritten and a bit unorganized. As I rummaged through the loose notepad papers, I noticed one I didn’t write. One glance, and I knew that the handwriting belonged…

Overcoming my Depressive Symptoms

Originally, this post was going to be a light one where I would mention tidbits of my self-love journey and personal style. But as I began writing, I felt compelled to share about my struggle with self-acceptance and dealing with depressive symptoms. I beat around the bush about it in previous posts, but this time…

Spring Again

As I was writing this post, I listened to Jonathan Ogden’s “Spring” album – quite fitting right? Coincidentally, the album cover is of cherry blossoms! It’s one of my favorites. You can listen to it here! It has been raining more often than usual and I am enjoying it. I love the way street lights reflect…

Love Letter

Hi! Happy Valentine’s Day. My own eyes just rolled at that because I’ve always been a skeptic of this “holiday” for no other reason than 1) exploited history for $commercial gain$ and 2) it causes some of those who are single to feel…sad. No, I’m not coming from a place of bitterness and got broken…