Three Words

How does one know when she's found true love? You see, love, like life and death is an entity that has become complicated in its simplicity. How does the heart know for sure? What beauty it is that occurs to the spirit on that second the heart finally wins over the mind! Love is a … Continue reading Three Words

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The Ten Things I Promise Myself This 2016

I don't think I ever was the type of person who made resolutions for each new year. I am the kind that writes goals, plans, reminders and grocery lists but NY resolutions weren't really my thing. For this year though, I have made a list of the things I promise myself I would and would … Continue reading The Ten Things I Promise Myself This 2016

The 25-Year-Old Over-Thinker

There is plenty of fish in the sea, they say. And growing up, she believed this. Growing up, she knew there's a whole lot bigger world, a whole lot more people, a whole lot of discoveries waiting to be unraveled. So now looking back at the twenty-five years of her life - twenty-five years of … Continue reading The 25-Year-Old Over-Thinker

Why, This is Me

I would be honest. There were a lot of times I asked myself why and how could I be so boring. After all, I couldn't really call myself the "typical" 24-year old. But even before I turned 24, I wouldn't really say that I blended with the rest in terms of what most ladies my … Continue reading Why, This is Me

The Things You See When You Go See The World

Go ahead and type 'travel quotes' in your Google search bar. Click 'Search'. From "The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands." by Sir Richard Burton to "I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world." by Mary Anne Radmachen, your … Continue reading The Things You See When You Go See The World

July 11 09:06 AM thoughts

There are moments when I wanna see the world with my family, with the love of my life, with friends.. And there are moments I just wanna be alone with the world.. to feel and listen to its heartbeat, to listen intently to the message I've missed or have heard but forgotten along the way … Continue reading July 11 09:06 AM thoughts

Why You Always Have To Choose To Stay Positive

Surely there were moments in your existence that tested you to your core. Surely in those moments, a good deep-from-the-lungs scream gave you relief. Sometimes a good heartfelt cuss, maybe? (Don't worry, you are not alone.) Surely in these instances, you've had different approaches. One was being a pessimist - like when things went wrong, … Continue reading Why You Always Have To Choose To Stay Positive

Shop Wonderland: A Review

Who doesn't want an arty-crafty place to be in? Especially in this age where there's an unspoken but very palpable competition on Instagram posts that gave birth to the hashtag #igworthy. A month ago, my family and I visited Singapore. It is our first time to be in that pristine and vibrant country but even … Continue reading Shop Wonderland: A Review

10 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Were there ever thoughts that frequent your mind and made you wish you could travel back in time? Were there ever things you wish you could tell your younger self? Were there ever lessons you wish you could imprint in her heart and soul? Dear so-much-younger Aly, 1. These hardships are meant to make you … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

25 Ticks On Your Quarter Life Crisis Checklist

You dab that moisturizer on points of your face and apply it - slowly, silently - your eyes seemingly focused on that image of your face that is reflected in the mirror. It's not about the effectiveness of this new product you're trying that's causing this blank stare though. In fact, your mind has gone … Continue reading 25 Ticks On Your Quarter Life Crisis Checklist