I closed my eyes and took a deep breath in. The frigid winter air traveled down my esophagus and spilled into my lungs. The blinding bright sun warmed the tear trails on my cheeks. Yes. This is it. ———————————————————————————————– I entered the noisy and bustling cafeteria. My peers flocked to the lunch lines fighting to… Continue reading Escape.
If there was a way for you to bottle up any emotion you want and save it for another day, would you bottle up positive or negative emotions? On one hand, you have positive emotions. You can feel happiness, excitement and brightness! These emotions can make you feel like you can do anything! The world… Continue reading What Would You Choose?
I love music. And honestly, I don’t think I can survive long without music. It pumps me up when I feel down. It relaxes me when I feel wound up. It just puts a little spring in my step to jump start my day. So a tragedy ensues when I forgot to bring my… Continue reading Monday Blues
Let’s imagine a situation: Vacation is over and you go back to your normal routine (work or school). You meet your coworkers and friends that you haven’t seen for weeks. Ask the usual “How was your vacation/break?” small talk. And then they say “You look a bit different. Did you gain weight?” You feel self-conscious… Continue reading True You
I am the oldest of three and I have something to say. Dear First Born, I know it is difficult being the oldest. Sometimes you don’t even realize how difficult it is because it’s what you’re used to it. Your parents have a set of expectations for you. Your grandparents have a set of… Continue reading Dear First Born
Summer. The season of BBQ. The season of FUN. Unfortunately, it is also the season of mosquitoes. -_- Mosquitoes LOVE me. They are strangely attracted to me no matter what I do. Regardless if I am swimming or running, have bug spray or mosquito spray on, inside or outside, They always find me. ALWAYS. … Continue reading Millions of Megaphones
I like to compare stress to pooping. Not exactly the most beautiful or inspiring metaphor but there are no other metaphors that parallels the relief of stress like going to the bathroom after a 6-hour road trip. Stress is not something you can hold. It is not something you can see. It is not… Continue reading Nature Calls