I like to share relatable stories and memes, especially on my Instagram account, but for longer ones, I thought to utilize this blog. I will still continue posting about life lessons, but, every now and then, I’ll post these short, humorous stories. Here’s a little throwback… Back in my college days (damn, I’m growing old),… Continue reading Bedtime story: why I don’t hike
It was a Monday. I woke up with stomach and lower back pain. I was feeling sluggish and blue. Today is just not the day, I thought, then proceeded to engulf back into the warm layers of bedding after calling in sick from work. I took the day to pamper myself by ordering in warm… Continue reading The privilege of having option two
Every day I pass by the same homeless man that walks around with a cart full of all his possessions on my way home from work. Every day I see him in the exact same spots, sometimes sitting at a bus stop resting his head on his belongings, other times walking up and down the… Continue reading Look back and remember who you wanted to be
Often, we live in our own little world of illusions and dreams. If we pretend something didn’t happen, it may go away. And, if we don’t ask the question, we won’t have to hear the answer that will give us pain. To protect our emotions, we blind ourselves with such illusions and altered reality. Sometimes… Continue reading The downfall of denial
Keep yourself busy Broaden your likes and interests and make time for your current ones. For example, if you enjoy reading, find time daily to read a book. Or, learn to do something new like attempting a new sport or instrument or even something smaller such as trying out a new recipe. But make time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)
25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2) Spend time with your parents The most important lesson I have learned is that time is limited. Spend as much time with your parents while you have the chance because a day will come when you realize that everything you prioritized over spending time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)
Are you content with life? One day I was feeling quite low. I woke up in a state of sadness and was unable identify the reasons behind it. Partly due to the lack of diagnosis, I continued to stay in that state for the remainder of the day. That night, I already had something planned… Continue reading Are you content with life?
Have you ever thought about where you are now? And how you ended up there? What decisions you made that got you to where you are? I think about it often: how one incident or decision leads to another and that to another. How everything starts from small, seemingly minor thoughts and decisions but ultimately… Continue reading Most things start from something small