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 tasks a blogger has to do. Even if the request was in August 2018, this post… 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
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
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! I used to grab cigarettes whenever I’d feel stressed or even just the slightest sign of irritation… Read More How to Change Your Mood Instantly
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.