Bedtime Thoughts · Happiness · Positivity · Self Improvement

Look back and remember who you wanted to be

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

Confidence · Self Improvement

Insecurity through social media

Carefully selected photos taken at just the right angle, meticulously cropped, edited and filtered which display a seemingly perfect life, accompanied with an ambiguous caption that triggers curiosity. But they’re stills. Stills that supposedly capture happy, jubilant emotions. Manufactured emotions. Many of us struggle with insecurity when we compare our supposed flaws with others. For… Continue reading Insecurity through social media

Self Improvement · Understanding

The importance of the mother tongue

I sat there, listening to my mom translate my second, now primary, language to my first language so that my grandma and I can communicate with each other. My grandma answered in my first language and I understood. Any follow up after that, if simple, I did, if elaborate, I was blank on. My mom… Continue reading The importance of the mother tongue

Love · Positivity · Self Improvement

Believe and influence

Nowadays, it’s much easier to meet people with a guard up than with an open mind and heart. It saves us the potential heartbreak in case that person doesn’t meet our expectations. By doing this, we almost promote that person to be a certain way unless proven otherwise. That expectation influences reality. But what if… Continue reading Believe and influence

Anger · Bedtime Thoughts · Compassion · Confidence · Forgiveness · Happiness · Love · Positivity · Self Improvement · Understanding

25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)

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)