I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone. Dwayne Johnson Alone? During my darkest days, I didn’t want to be around other people. I wanted to be alone. So when I read quotes like this, I thought I couldn’t relate. Once I shifted myContinue reading “Loneliness”

Bookstore? Do You Mean Paradise?

I have always imagined paradise will be a kind of library. Jorge Luis Borges  Bookstores and libraries whisk me away from it all. They are, without a doubt, my paradise. What kind of things can you do in a bookstore? I’m glad you asked. You can judge books by their covers, then give your favoriteContinue reading “Bookstore? Do You Mean Paradise?”

“l’art pour l’art”

“Art for art’s sake” The blank page isn’t so bad when you wanna have fun. And editing is even more fun, when you like what you’re writing. Mindset is everything. It’s all about using that spoonful of sugar to get something on the page. Don’t underestimate yourself though. What I mean is, respect your intelligenceContinue reading ““l’art pour l’art””

Lighten the Load

I’ve spent the weekend resting and cleaning. I’m still tired and still need to clean. These two things are never done. You gotta work on them everyday which includes thinking about how to maintain them in between. Healthy eating, getting in bed early, using organizers, put things away right away, whatever helps to lighten theContinue reading “Lighten the Load”

You’re Doing Something

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. Neil Gaiman I don’t like making mistakesContinue reading “You’re Doing Something”


Having a new experience doesn’t require having fun. The point is being able to see the world from a new perspective. It’s to add on to what you’ve already acquired throughout your lifetime. Of course we planners visualize these perfect moments with joy and laughter and silly little family games. But those things are bonusesContinue reading “Experience”

A Spider in Your Palm

You’ve showed up. You’ve said yes. You’ve stood at the door and knocked asking for answersLooking for a way to rise above the person you were last year. You’ve done your work in secret and shared what you had with the world. Now, the healing comes. Rolling hillsThe eyes that switch and shift in darknessonlyContinue reading “A Spider in Your Palm”