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 that I didn't write. One glance, and I knew that the handwriting …

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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 …

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Sayang

Sayang (sah-yang). In bahasa Indonesia, it's a term of endearment. Calling someone "sayang" is equivalent to calling them "dear", "darling, or "beloved". It can also mean "too bad", "what a waste", or "pity" when further translated from Indonesian or Tagalog (the language of the Philippines). I remember my dad would call us sayang. Or when I …

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