I keep forgetting I’m only 25

Last night, all I did was stare at the ceiling. It was a moment of reflection and existential panic. It felt like the room was filled with every worry my anxiety can create. Leaking through the cracks on the wall, I felt it slowly suffocating me. My ears tried to drown in the noise of …

Why I Rejected A Job Offer

Getting an offer is the endgame we want during the job hunt but you are also expected to walk away from one at some point. Most fresh graduates would jump on any opportunity to get their first real job, even if it wasn’t on a ladder they want to climb. But sometimes it’s the first …

Pieces of Peace: Young Uncertainty

When I was sixteen years old I contemplated about death. I had suicidal thoughts when I was fifteen and I at some point had a suicide attempt. I will not get into too much detail on that because it’s all behind me and my future is looking bright. Well I’d like to think it is …

Pieces of Peace: Millennial Expectations

Let’s skip 2009 because it was my freshman year and all I wrote about were boys. Not a shock really, there wasn’t anything my 13 (or 14 year old) self wrote besides boys. But don’t we all go through that phase? Being a teenager means ranging hormones and confused feelings after all. There are some …

Pieces of Peace: Prologue

I finally cleaned my room after a few months of a hectic semester I got around to fixing the only place I will be during the break. At the moment my only plans are coffee dates, reading and writing. So I had to squeeze in a little spring cleaning in that schedule. As I was …