I am a witness to how poor we treat our pets and it’s normal for us to hit them if they don’t behave in such way we want them to. As if they have a mind capable of thinking and the ability to express what they want and protect themselves.… Read More Veganism: The Journey that Holds my Holistic Health Together
In my culture, they ask you first what you do for a living or what your family has. This is very important because this determines the amount of respect you will be given. If you belong under the blue collar worker category, don’t expect so much.… Read More What Having Less Money Taught Me
I didn’t know that it is so hard to be true to myself and that I had to fight so hard for it. … Read More The Exact 10 Steps I Took to Kill the Old Me: A Self-Reinvention
I was 29 when my great depression hit me.
I thought I had all what a girl could ever wish for.
I was working as an expat in Malaysia and could do whatever I wanted to do, buy whatever I wanted to have and travel wherever I wanted to.
Few months before I went MIA from a job that I thought I wanted, I was in Bali.
It was what everyone has been raving about so of course, I must see it. It will look good on my Instagram and Facebook. … Read More 10 Serious Signs You are on the Wrong Path in Life
I went from this to this to this. All in just a span of seven years and in the last three years of this transformation were more of like yo-yo dieting and emotional roller coaster ride of binge eating. I was in the rock bottom and I was too physically, emotionally, spiritually and mentally weak… Read More How Losing Weight Made me a Horrible Person
All of my unusual and poor life decisions lead me to the path that I have always wanted to take. These poor decisions put me to situations that tested my resilience, patience and mental strength. These taught me to be strong beyond what I can measure. … Read More 8 Life Lessons Hitting Rock Bottom has Taught Me
our mental health health is connected to many different aspects of our lives, and even though it may be happening within ourselves, it also has the ability to impact on the relationships we have with others, or the choices we make throughout our lives. Mental health can also be seen on a spectrum and always changing depending on what is happening in our lives, as well as other factors including chemical or hormonal influences.… Read More How to Reduce the Stigma Around Mental Health Concerns
A former schoolmate’s private message contains a request to a topic for my next blog post. I wasn’t just touched, I was flattered. I wasn’t just touched and flattered, I forgot that I am also overwhelmed by all the… Read More How Journaling Cured my Depression
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