People are still focusing on the wrong thing: our worth in relation to our looks. Being plus-size or skinny, fully or partially able-bodied should have no bearing on how we are valued as human beings. And while that is at the core of the body positivity movement, I feel like the message has become distorted.… Read More How to be Body Positive
Women have been stereotyped for so long as people who are fragile and can’t lift a bone in their body—in other terms: weak. … Read More Why It Feels Powerful To Be A Woman In A Male-centric Society
Hitting publish every time feels like giving a key to a stranger to access my house, go deep into my thoughts and allow that stranger to strip me naked in public. That has been the experience the world of blogging has been giving me but in a very good way. The world of blogging made me deal with such kind of worry and love-hate relationship a mother has for her child or even a pet owner to her pet. … Read More This Village Girl’s Nomination to Versatile Blogger Award
Constantly comparing myself to others and telling myself that I was less than was a bad habit of mine. It wasn’t until I one day I had an epiphany. It finally hit me that who I was, was a person with value, intelligence, beauty, strength, loved, admired, confident, and so much more. … Read More 5 Easy Steps To A Healthy Self-Image
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
Blogging keeps on throwing me to the unexpected heights of highs and to the exaggeratedly extreme lows of low. Nothing is actually making me feel that I am in between. … Read More This Village Girl’s Nomination to The Sunshine Blogger Award
According to many people I’ve talked with, one of the first things I needed to keep in mind was racism… Read More My Asian Experience as a Woman of Color
Have you ever felt like you are not good enough?
Like your place on this earth is insignificant?
Or there’s no place for you at all?
Ever feel like quitting or melancholy?
Maybe just not feeling your best?
Or lacking fulfillment? … Read More Things to Remember When You are About to Give Up
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 past 17 years, I managed our household by taking care of my kids and husband. Due to this choice, I found myself lost because I completely left myself behind.… Read More Are You Walking Someone Else’s Road?