Lessons I Learned From My 3-Week Dream Job Turned Nightmare

Earlier this year, I landed my dream job. It was a job I’ve wanted since high school and I couldn’t believe they even hired me. But I forgot to wear my rose-tinted glasses on my first day because my dream job turned into a nightmare. I tried to see the brighter side of things but …

2019 Life Maps and Vision Boards

Half of my 2018 were dark times. Despite avoiding a breakdown I was able to reflect on both my past and present emotional state. It wasn’t fun I can tell you that however, it was necessary for me to avoid the path of self-destruction. For 2019, I am more motivated than ever! Of course, I …

Coming Out: I’m Here, Proud and Queer

I am bisexual. I don’t know the percentage I fall under because for the most part I mostly lean towards anyone I find appealing. Whether it’s their personality or how their presence makes me feel, gender was never part of my type. If you want to go a little technical then I can safely say …

December 2018: Shaky Starts and Added Value

I was inspired by Ms. Pryce Quintos’ post “What Added Value to My Life in 2018,” and decided to list down not only my December goals but also the things that have brought value into my life recently. For my regular readers, you know that 2018 was a half-and-half bad year for me especially with …

November Goals: Zero-Waste Life! (Almost, I’m Really Trying)

It’s my birth month! I’m officially 23-years-old! I don’t know what that means exactly however I know I’m getting older by the second. 2018 feels like it’s been going on for three years. January felt like three months and each month after that continued to drag on then November came too quickly. It felt like …

How I Finally Got The Courage To Be A Writer

I always labeled myself as a writer but back when I was 18 I never had anything published. Neither did I try to get published. I spent most of my time writing on this blog with only very few readers who would occasionally leave nice comments. But it still felt like I was only a …

Pieces of Peace: i am not your manic pixie dream girl

I could just be some hipster wanna be but instead you called me a “manic pixie dream girl” some two dimensional literary trope. It was sweet at first how you liked me the moment you saw me though that should’ve been a red flag. You said the moment you saw me and not the moment …

To the Pretty One

Pretty my heart stops Pretty my heart hurts I could stare at you forever Because I can see a lifetime in your eyes Your shy smile may say you’re not ready But I know how to wait I die a little inside when you look away With your back turned I feel the seconds pass …