• Self Care
    Self Love

    Self Care Amidst a Pandemic

    We never saw the pandemic coming. I honestly never thought that  I would experience a world pandemic in my lifetime. It struck the world like a sudden bolt of lightning and we were all unprepared. Aside from all the drastic changes it has brought upon the world, it also took a toll on something really personal among all of us – our mental health. Apart from our day to day worries, we also began to worry about our health, our safety, and our future. The pandemic made it even harder for us to be more hopeful and look forward to what’s to come. We are often left with thoughts like: …

  • Life Lessons

    When Life isn’t What You Expected After Graduating

    Growing up, I thought that after I had finished college, everything will fall into place. I wanted to work as early as I could. While I was studying, I wanted every year to pass quickly. I thought that graduating would immediately turn my life around. I was not prepared for how I would feel after I had a taste of adulthood. I did well at school. There was a system I can count on. If I study and work hard, I will get results. It was that simple. After I had finished my studies, I immediately applied for a job and got accepted. I thought the journey ends there. I…

  • What I wish I could say to my younger self
    Life Lessons

    7 things I wish I can tell to my 18 year old self

    If we can all just go back in time and knock some sense off to our younger selves, wouldn’t we all take the chance? I may not be considered “too old” but there are a lot of things I think I could’ve done better if I knew these things.  1. “You cannot please everyone.” I know that we all tried to make everyone around us happy at some point of our lives. Sometimes, we sacrifice some parts of ourselves to be available for others. After all, we want to keep our friends and be there when they need us. However, in the process, we may end up neglecting the one…