10 Things I Learned as An Adult
1. Peace of mind is the greatest luxury. I learned as an adult that peace of mind is the greatest of luxuries and it is expensive. I know that by now. This world is already full of critics and cynics. Every day, I strive not to be one of them. Anyone can say anything to other people with or without tact so I learned how to master the art of not giving a damn about what they say. In this life, I prefer to preserve my energy and be conscious of my mental health. I don’t allow anyone who’s not worth my time take a space in my mind. …
Reasons Why You Need to Keep Your Life Private
Let me be direct. Are you one of those people who value privacy so much? Because I do. And I think if you’re like me, we would agree on what I have to say about the reasons why you need to keep your life private and away from prying, judgmental eyes. I have always been selective of my circle of friends and who I trust with my deepest thoughts. I am not good at talking to strangers and I’m kind of indifferent if I’m in the middle of a crowd with no friends to talk to. In short, I’m awkward. BUT! I could be the most talkative person if I’m…
Wrong Direction: New Music by Hailee Steinfeld
Have you heard of this new music, “Wrong Direction” by Hailee Steinfeld? If you haven’t, I think you should listen to it. Click this link right here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncV1TlNl9B8. You don’t have to be a musical genius to understand what it means because the lyrics are so direct and powerful. It doesn’t need much analyzing to understand that she’s been hurt and been through hell. Here’s the lyrics. Maybe you want to dive in to the depths of this song with me. I don’t hate you No, I couldn’t if I wanted to I just hate all the hurt that you put me through And that I blame myself for letting you Did you know…
Movie Review: Marriage Story (2019 Film)
Have you watched the movie yet? If you did, then we probably have the same sentiments over it. If you haven’t, then you might want to check this trailer first. Just click this link right here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHi-a1n8t7M I’m going to tell you a bit of information about this movie — Marriage Story, but certainly not the plot. We don’t want spoilers, do we? For sure you can just google it. But what I’m giving you is my honest review of the movie and the things that we can learn from it. What I like about it is it shows real life situations (the good and the bad sh**) and not…
10 Things I Learned This 2019: A Walk Down Memory Lane
This is a reflection of what has transpired in my life and of the difficult things that I have learned day by day as an adult. Before I welcome the year 2020 with hopeful eyes, let me just close my 2019 with a smile and a sigh, thankful that it happened.
Important Things That We Need to Know About Depression
What is Depression? According to Merriam Webster’s Dictionary, depression is a serious medical condition in which a person feels very sad, hopeless, and unimportant and often is unable to live in a normal way. Another definition of depression according to this link https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression/what-is-depression is it’s a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at work and at home. Depression can strike…
Who are Better in Math? Boys or Girls?
Math, the abstract science of numbers is most of the time (or is it always?) frowned upon by students in middle school. Who loves the subject anyway? I mean, aside from those few lucky souls, bless you. Kids, teenagers, college students honestly don’t want to dwell with the complexities of algebra and numbers for hours, do they? Like among Netflix, playing video games, internet and Math? Dude. Get real. It doesn’t stand a chance. But there seems to be this general idea that boys perform better than girls in Math. In most cases, boys are expected to perform higher than girls. So, what do we say about this? Here’s the…
What We Need is Kindness
Life, an enigma itself sometimes throws us things and circumstances that can make us give up on ourselves and those around us. When everything is blurred and uncertain, all we could do is sit at the corner, lurk at the shadows and doubt every single decision we’ve made. Yes, we’ve had moments like this. We deal with our demons and struggle to live above them. When we couldn’t find hope and the darkness is threatening to devour us, sometimes, the only thing that can save us from ourselves is a brave and KIND soul. You may be very happy at this exact moment, but it would only take 2 seconds…
The Struggles of Being Single in This Generation
To someone who has spent a huge part of his/her life being single, this is a hundred percent for you for I know the struggles of being single in this generation. And I also know how hard it can be. How are you holding up? So, have you found your soulmate? Or are you still looking for your “The One”? In this world with more than 7 billion people, pretty sure there are still a lot of single ladies and gentlemen out there. You just have to take a closer look. Maybe they are living a low-key life away from all the drama. So, to every beautiful SINGLE soul out…
How Does Your Brain Fall in LOVE?
LOVE. The undying subject of writers, the very reason of poetry and the enigma itself. So, what do we know of love? How do you fall in love? Or rather what happens to your brain when you’re falling in love? Is it always magical? If it is then there’s got to be something going on inside your brain like a biological reaction. Scientists, doctors, neurologists and psychologists have endeavored to come up with an explanation of how the brain falls in love. Basically, when you are falling in love, certain neurotransmitters increase in some drugs. The cortisol level which is the stress hormones increases causing you to feel nervous…