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Admitting Addictions

Do you have an addiction? An addiction can be anything. It could be drugs, alcohol, sex, binge watching, social media, or food. It can even be as mundane as nail biting or as weird as eating your hair. As for me I have recently learned that I had addictive patterns. I was addicted to scrolling […]

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A Letter to my Anxious Friend

Dear anxious friend, I’ve heard that you are feeling helpless and exhausted. I’ve learned that you are tired of it all and terrified of the future. First of all, I want you to know that I am giving you my virtual hugs and that I am here for you.  Why do you worry so much […]

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Art: the Insanity Pill

When I  was still in university, we were required to take subjects in the humanities. One was about art. God forbid (sorry to my professors) I hated that class because I didn’t have any creative juice in me. I didn’t know what to write when were asked to submit a critique about an art installation. […]

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How to not let your job kill you

Many people are saying how stressed they are at work. I often hear these words from my friends, “my boss is demanding, the salary is so small, there’s too much pressure, or I hate my job.” First off, I want you to breath. Sometimes we have too much on our plate that we forget to […]

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How do I become perfect?

Let me tell you a story about a girl who hates seeing herself in the mirror. What I saw In the Mirror I wasn’t always a fat kid. It was just when I turned second grade that I started getting fat. I was getting bigger and bigger until I hated looking at myself in the […]

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We don’t need much to be happy

There are three people who make me smile every day when I see them. They are not my friends, and I don’t actually know them. I bump into them at work, at home, and in market, but they don’t have a clue of how valuable their presence is. They just taught me a lot and […]

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What keeps me going

I’d never forget that day when I decided what I want to become. I was attending a leadership camp that has changed how I envisioned my future self. I assisted a doctor during a medical mission. It was actually a free circumcision for the kids living in that barrio. I was so amazed by how […]

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A Prose for the Hurting

Sometimes you wake up less grateful than you should be Seeing more of the disappointments that this life has struck you Sometimes you get tired of being who you are Strength is inconsistent though you try you still fall down You may shed a tear or two or utter curse words You may go back […]

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10 things to do when you’re freaking out

There are days when we feel like we’re on cloud 9. We approach the day headstrong and just believe that anything is possible. Those are what we call the oh-so-good days, the awesome, conquer the universe days. Well, just imagine if everything goes the way it should be, the world will indeed be our oyster. […]

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The Lucky Headband

It was my 15th birthday. I was in third year high school. Everything was happening the way it’s not supposed to be. I hit my lowest low in class ranking, from being rank 2 to rank 16. I was devastated But… My grandfather gave me a gift on my 15th birthday. It was a headband with […]