The Importance of Your Health

Sometimes having family in the medical field can be a good thing. You always have someone to turn to when the doctor doesn’t make any sense. If you’re prescribed new medicine, you can always ask your doctor cousin, nurse mother, or surgeon older sister if it’s the right fit for you. Talking about our healthContinue reading “The Importance of Your Health”

The Art of Grieving

Grief – deep and poignant distress caused by or as if by bereavement. When I was younger, I believed grief to only be a feeling that swells up inside of me like the rising tide. It grows bigger and bigger until finally, it crashes down over my entire body, swallowing me whole, then drags meContinue reading “The Art of Grieving”

My Summer Reading List

Summer: a time where days become longer, the blazing, hot sun perches itself in the center of the sky, and the hum of AC can be heard from sunrise until sunset. My family is actually very active, encouraging time spent outside while soaking up ample amounts of vitamin D from the sun hanging above. ToContinue reading “My Summer Reading List”

The Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received

My writing is by no means perfect. I am still very much a novice at best — and at the very least, an aspiring writer looking to make his dreams into reality. Despite not being the absolute best, I feel that I have made some headway into my writing career, as short and unprolific asContinue reading “The Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received”

Shades of You

In Korean media, variety shows, interviews, etc., there’s a phrase that is often used when talking about someone’s voice: 음색 (eumsaek). This phrase literally translates to ‘vocal color’. And no, they do not follow up with an actual color. Instead, when talking about a person’s vocal color, they comment on how good it is, howContinue reading “Shades of You”

Here, Now

With social media, we can have an inside look at other people’s lives, see their glamour and success and immediately become unhappy with the person we see in the mirror. It is easy to become jealous of those around us and wonder “When will it be me?” “When will I experience happiness and success andContinue reading “Here, Now”

Here, Again

Imagine this: a soft, steady hum rumblingat the bottom of your chest. With every secondit begs to be released into this world,not as a whisper passed behind a veilof hands, but as a battle cry, a call to arms, a clap of thunder resonating throughout the city,bringing even the bravest soldier to their knees. This is butContinue reading “Here, Again”

The Need for Change

Change is scary—not can be, or maybe, or possibly, but indisputably, change is scary. It is something we experience constantly throughout our lives. Change is akin to a frequent visitor, a relative or family friend that comes over more than three times a week, sometimes unannounced. And even when the visit is planned, there couldContinue reading “The Need for Change”

When the Passion Stops

Passion – a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept. Every person on this earth, young and old, has something they are passionate about, something they actively practice and learn more of in their free time. From reading and writing, photography and video editing, sewing, flower arrangements, even theContinue reading “When the Passion Stops”