My Self Centered Depression…(Living in My Own Alternate Reality)

Just as a disclaimer: Depression comes in all different forms and shapes. I do not want to generalize depression and want to make it very clear that this was how I, specifically, was thinking and feeling. This is me reflecting on my depression. This may trigger some folks.  I spent a good chunk of time depressed... Continue Reading →

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Reflections on “Beauty” (societal norms, hating my “Asianess”, etc.)

My favorite quotes as of lately are "you don't have to be flawless to be beautiful" and "we find beauty in everything but ourselves". Beauty is not something that I focus on much at all now, but it was something that consumed me (and probably other women) for a long time. ____ As a little... Continue Reading →

Poem: What [Un]educated Feels Like 

I lived day by day With few worries, and few fears. Sorrow and confusion only during select occasions. Busy but blissful brain. When they said "you don't know anything" I didn't know that they really meant "nothing". What I knew then only a speck of dust on Earth. What I know now, a planet closer... Continue Reading →

How I Deal With Negativity

The best thing you can do for yourself and for others is fill your time/mind doing as many "good" things as you can . Promote things, lifestyles, and stories that changed your perspective for the better. If you spend time indulging in bad habits, gossiping, thinking negatively, you’re wasting valuable time. There’s a difference between... Continue Reading →

Dear 7,

When I was 15 I had a "diary" on Tumblr that I wrote in about every 2 days or so for over a year. It documented how I was feeling when I was with my ex and I kept writing up until I met my current partner. I wrote about how I felt and later... Continue Reading →

Feeling Lost 

Lately I've been feeling lost and as if I am floating in space, unable to control where I am headed. Usually floating in space has a positive, calm connotation, but in this case, it feels as if I've lost my tether.  Something that I've been struggling with is sharing my passions and past experiences with... Continue Reading →

What is Anger? And How It Hurts You.

Holding onto anger is like drinking poision and expecting the other person to die. -Buddha Anger is powerful. It can change lives and ruin them in a matter of seconds. Anger is a sign of imbalance, miscommunication, and/or is a sign that either your expectations or someone else's do not match up to the actions.... Continue Reading →

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