The following text was written some seven or eight years ago for a blog shared with and managed by my first ex-boyfriend. I was 25 and didn’t have any idea what to do with my degree nor with my life. I couldn’t voice it out. I couldn’t ask someone because nobody asks. They just follow.… Read More What Motivates You?
When the third chance of moving to a different continent came, I realized that shopping must stop until I finally stay in one place. But I am highly convinced that I will never again be a victim of consumerism after seeing all the benefits that minimalism gave me.… Read More 16 Things I No Longer Buy Since Becoming a Minimalist
I am a certified sun worshiper. There was even a time that I lived in my bikini which caused all my curly hair to fall because of too much of either chlorine or salt water. I am highly convinced that I was a Latina mermaid in my past life.. For nearly 30 years, I enjoyed… Read More 13 Effortless Ways to Beat Winter Blues
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will receive a small commission. This is at no cost to you but helps me to provide awesome content regularly. Thanks for your support! When you look at the Instagram accounts of your favorite Hollywood stars, successful businessmen and travel bloggers,… Read More How to Stop Wasting Time and Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever!
Just like that and 2018 is about to kiss us goodbye as if there’s a taxi waiting outside. This made me revisit all the goals I have written only to be reminded that I ditched it in exchange of the promise to keep following my heart. And you know that “follow your heart” thing? It… Read More 2018 and the Lessons it Taught Me
No Regrets: How one woman navigates through Midwestern expectations and manages to reach all seven continents, including working twice in Antarctica. Follow Linda as she gains inner strength and confidence to travel. Experience adventures alongside her, from hiking the Alps refuge to refuge to discovering remote places in Fiji. … Read More Book Review |No Regrets by Linda McDermott
I have only been eating straight from the can and having instant coffee for the last few days and this freshly cooked food was the best thing that ever happened in days. I scraped the last piece of tuna from the can and sipped instant coffee on Christmas day. … Read More Homeless in Malaysia: A Christmas Sob Story
I used to grab cigarettes whenever I’d feel stressed or even just the slightest sign of irritation just to be able to change my mood instantly. For years, I have successfully kept this from my parents. In their minds, how could I do heavy sports and live healthily when I am puffing every chance… Read More How to Change Your Mood Instantly
“I nominated you for the Liebster Award blah blah blah”. And more blahs. I swear I’ve only seen “nominated” and “Liebster Award” and all the other words were just “blahs” in my eyes. I felt like I was floating. Gee! The feeling was like when my fifth grade crush said “Hi” to me but after… Read More The Liebster Award: I Got Nominated!
I have confidence issues. I always had it since I was a child and too young to even know that it has actually a name. Anxiety doesn’t exist in our small village like depression and mental health. They are often the topics that invoke so much laughter so I have learned to fake that I… Read More How Traveling Solo Stopped me from Sabotaging Myself.