The Ten Commandments of Adulthood

1. Do not compare. We have all been guilty of this. It has become a natural thing for all of us to do with the ease brought on by social media for the latest happenings in another person’s life be readily accessible. We all have our own timelines. We all have our own stories. Our own ups … Continue reading The Ten Commandments of Adulthood

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How My Twenties Groomed Me To Be “A Strong, Independent Woman”

I love my twenties. I don't think I could put it any other way. I think they are the best years of my life, not just my adult life, to be honest. Oh, the vigor and the strength and the silliness and tears of growing up and taking on the line "I am a strong, independent woman" to … Continue reading How My Twenties Groomed Me To Be “A Strong, Independent Woman”

On Starting Over

Why is it that starting over is such a scary thing to do for most of us? Everyone wants change and a better state for ourselves yet when we are cornered into finally having to do that one thing that is gonna cross the line, we chicken out. We take a step back. For others, … Continue reading On Starting Over

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

The Ten Things You Gotta Have to be a Flight Attendant

Countless ladies want to become a flight attendant and I personally think this is because of the image that has long been associated with being one. You know, the breakfasts in London and dinners in Rome, the luxury living in hotels, the lipsticks and eye palettes you get to experiment with, the heavenly scents of … Continue reading The Ten Things You Gotta Have to be a Flight Attendant

The Upside Of Living And Working Abroad In Your Twenties

I’ve talked about the struggles of someone my age residing abroad to earn a living in my recent post. In the couple of days that passed after the publication and after reading the comments and emails I received, I felt that I also have to discuss (especially for the benefit of those who have plans … Continue reading The Upside Of Living And Working Abroad In Your Twenties

What Brought Me Here

In retrospect, four years ago to be exact, I never could have imagined my life to be how it is now. Life is indeed mysterious. God is full of surprises, more so. No one told me that I won't be practicing the degree I've earned for four years. No one warned me about the very … Continue reading What Brought Me Here