The Art of Saying No

Perhaps we’re ambitious, eager to take on anything and everything that comes our way. From helping friends move, to tutoring younger siblings, and even taking on an extra shift at work, we can view favors and requests as opportunities, chances to grow and help others. But sometimes this altruistic nature can be our downfall. Sometimes,Continue reading “The Art of Saying No”


What To Do If You’re Single On Valentine’s Day

You’re single, so what? Most of the time, our relationship status does not matter as we’re all too busy with our own lives. But once a year, what started off as a day to recognize a saint, Valentine’s Day has evolved into something more. Whether that’s a good or bad thing, you can decide forContinue reading “What To Do If You’re Single On Valentine’s Day”

Life of an Introvert: Recharging Your Social Battery

Introvert – a person whose personality is characterized by introversion : a typically reserved or quiet person who tends to be introspective and enjoys spending time alone. If you’re an introvert like me, you enjoy your alone time. Whether it’s as simple as taking a walk in your favorite park or trekking through the mallContinue reading “Life of an Introvert: Recharging Your Social Battery”

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”

What Happened to Me? The Unintentional Hiatus

After a year and a half away, I’ve finally come back! Last time I was actively posting, I had a creative writing series called “Dear You”, letters to nobody in particular and was in the middle of doing a daily writing series called “Musings of You”. Both of which had stopped, without warning and withoutContinue reading “What Happened to Me? The Unintentional Hiatus”

Musings of the Heart Pt. 17: Dark

Black. That was all I saw when I opened my eyes. I was surrounded by a darkness that took me into it’s embrace. When people think of darkness, they usually associate it with a type of sinister evil that they are unable to understand. People look at the dark and become afraid of what theyContinue reading “Musings of the Heart Pt. 17: Dark”

Dear You, Pt. 34

You once asked me what it meant to be happy and I still stand by what I said: I’m not entirely sure. However, after some careful consideration, here is what I think. Happiness is waking up late on a Sunday morning to the smell of breakfast being made and the sound of your favorite televisionContinue reading “Dear You, Pt. 34”

Dear You, Pt. 33

I want to honestly tell you something. It’s been a while since you’ve heard that, hasn’t it? Maybe it’s been a little too long, maybe your memory is better than my own and you remember a recent moment of sober truth that I have unfortunately forgotten. But for once, in possibly a very long time,Continue reading “Dear You, Pt. 33”