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…

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…

Bittersweet ’17

If I could choose one word to describe 2017 for me, here’s the first half –                  “Bitter” because I did not expect some parts of it to be so difficult. The kind of difficult that needed me to be resilient over and over again. The kind that made…

Vulnerable and Hopeful

Click here for full story. Special thanks to the founder and editor of Imperishable Beauty, Enid Bozic. I also want to express my gratitude for my family and friends who stuck close by my side during my surprise journey and thereafter, specifically the women – my sister, cousin, closest girlfriends, my aunt, my mom-in-law, and…