📙Reflection: The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Overview Recently I picked up this book from my library’s recommended list. I had heard of the 5 love languages before and there is also a related online quiz you can take to find out your love language. The main idea is that people have the deep need to feel loved by their closest, andContinue reading “📙Reflection: The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman”

a quick reflection on the writing process (pt. 4)

It has been 10 months since I first started writing this blog. And so far I’ve published 50 posts. ✍️Here are some things I’ve been noticing at this point in my writing journey: 1. Hesitancy due to idealism/ perfectionism Recently I started noticing how I had a lot of ideas in my mind, but itContinue reading “a quick reflection on the writing process (pt. 4)”

people, relationships, existence, & love | #12-20 of 33 things I learned in 2021 (pt. 2)

Part 1 focused on inner emotions and dealing with tough times. Part 2 focuses on relationships with people and oneself, existence, and love. 12. Fully accept people with their flaws. The most fragrant roses have thorns that can hurt sometimes. No one is perfect and everyone has their low moments sometimes. Give yourself and othersContinue reading “people, relationships, existence, & love | #12-20 of 33 things I learned in 2021 (pt. 2)”

8 things we can learn about problem-solving from jigsaw puzzles 🧩

🧩 1. You can’t fit a wrong piece where it doesn’t belong, even though it might look like it should. At that point, it’s best to let it go and try another piece, or you’ll just waste your time. ⌛ 2. If you get stuck trying to solve a problem or trying to find theContinue reading “8 things we can learn about problem-solving from jigsaw puzzles 🧩”

a quick reflection on the writing process (pt 3)

It’s been around 8 months since I first started writing now. A few things have changed. Earlier this month I finally published the website under the new domain name, and after hitting 30 posts, I finally shared my blog with some people I knew. I’ve also been writing more than before in the last twoContinue reading “a quick reflection on the writing process (pt 3)”

here’s my 30th post (finally!)

I started writing this blog back in May of this year after one of my close friends encouraged me to write and share my thoughts. I also have to give credit to another amazing friend of mine who would point out to me when I’d put something into words for her when she was tryingContinue reading “here’s my 30th post (finally!)”

thoughts on the living dead (poem)

We mourn the people who are dead Putting flowers on their graves And sending up prayers for them . But what of those Who are the living dead? . Sometimes it’s hard to see the glaze in their eyes behind their bright smiles Smiles they conjure up to avoid unnecessary questions Questions asked by strangersContinue reading “thoughts on the living dead (poem)”

repentance (poem)

A night breeze blew and I had a dream . I went to all those who I had wronged before . I am sorry, I said Sure, don’t worry about it, she replied but her eyes turned and looked elsewhere to those who were worth more than me . I put a coin in aContinue reading “repentance (poem)”