• Not Looking Back

    Eight years ago, I started a new chapter of my my life. While I was …

  • “Whatever you do in life will be insignificant but it is very …

    “Whatever you do in life will be insignificant but it is very important that you …

  • Bitter Pills

    Two weeks ago, a friend of mine called to ask me for some advice. I …

  • The Night I Believed in Magic

    ‘When you wish upon a star, your dreams come true.’ – Cinderella I remember watching Cinderella …

  • Financial Enabling Is Not Helpful. It’s Harmful.

    Whenever I find it hard to say ‘No.’ I always hum and sing these words …

  • Walk on Water

    Saturday at three in the morning, I woke thinking it was Sunday The room was …

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    The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin Will Live On Forever

    Aretha Franklin gave us so much more than just her incredible music. From her humble beginnings as a minister’s daughter and gospel singer from Detroit, she made us believe that greatness is possible no matter your background is. Her music… View Post
    Why I’m In Love With Native Bags From The Philippines

    Why I’m In Love With Native Bags From The Philippines

    When I was little, I had a few cute native handbags and backpacks but I didn’t appreciate how amazing those pieces were back then. All I wanted were those stuffed toy types of bags or the stroller ones with …
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    Review: Ella Mai’s ‘Boo’d Up’ Gives Me All The Feels, The 90’s Way

    Review: Ella Mai’s ‘Boo’d Up’ Gives Me All The Feels, The 90’s Way

    ‘Oooh, I’ll never get over’ Ella Mai’s song ‘Boo’d Up’. The first time I heard this song on the radio, I loved it straight away so by the time the chorus hit, my fingers were ready …
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    Dressing Down: Why Being Comfortable Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Trying

    Dressing Down: Why Being Comfortable Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Trying

    Yesterday, I wanted to go for a walk around the block. It was a little cooler than usual which was lovely because I didn’t find myself craving a nap in the middle of the day (hot summer days make …
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    Simple Acts Of Kindness Are Not Insignificant; They Can Be Lifechanging

    Simple Acts Of Kindness Are Not Insignificant; They Can Be Lifechanging

    Bad days… We all have them once in a while and for me, yesterday was one of them. I had to sort out a few unexpected tasks that came up and I was exhausted by the end of the day&…
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