Perhaps, one of the most fulfilling passions I have right now in my life is writing. It is where I find comfort, peace of mind, and freedom to do whatever I want without the fear of being judged. I used to keep my writings to myself by keeping a journal. I was too afraid to… Continue reading How I Found Diversity in Writing
They say each person has a unique way of dealing with loss and death, especially if that’s someone they love. I’m just person who’s having a hard time dealing with the loss of her niece, what more my sister who lost a child? My sister was 26 years old when Rianna was born. I was… Continue reading How Do You Really Cope When Someone You Love Dies?
American singer-songwriter, rock musician, and multi-instrumentalist / record producer once said, “Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.” I used to dream and daydream a lot when I was a kid. I remember keeping a dream dictionary at… Continue reading Lord, Help Me to Dare to Dream…Again
Today, I want to thank all the soldiers who offered their lives for our country, for all the sacrifices they made just to have a peaceful and safe nation, and the courage it took them to defend their duty, honor, and country. I know life is hard in the battlefield and some people will never… Continue reading Thank You, Soldiers!
‘The happy medium-age for motherhood’ Having a baby was not part of Jiji and Karl’s immediate plans after marriage. They wanted to enjoy each other’s company and save before having a baby first so it was only after three years of marriage when they finally decided to have a baby. Jiji, 35, used to work… Continue reading Pregnancy in your 30s
The hardest part wasn’t losing Rianna Jewelle, it was learning to live without her. As of this writing, it’s been three weeks since she left us. It was hard. I’m sure some of you who experienced losing someone due to death and sickness can relate to this feeling of missing her every day, struggling to… Continue reading Life Without Rianna Jewelle
Growing up, I only know two adjectives that best describe myself: Talented and smart. I was never the “beautiful” or the “sexy” one – always the smart one, talented one, the good leader, and the charismatic (class) President. While I do appreciate how people see me as a person, a part of me always wondered… Continue reading Hello, It’s Me: How to Practice Self-Love & Acceptance