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”

Musings of a 27-Year-Old on Turning 30

I'm hopelessly clinging to 27 for as long as I can but really, who am I fooling? I will be 28 in seven months. I don't know why but I personally feel like the 20s is The Golden Era. It's that time of life where I feel that you can achieve most, if not all, of your … Continue reading Musings of a 27-Year-Old on Turning 30

13 Tips to Better Your Relationship with Yourself

One of the most important, if not the most important, relationships you keep in this life is the one you have with yourself. Day in and out, we spend our time working, meeting deadlines, beating the traffic, showing up to meetings, replying to messages from family and friends, attending our significant others' life events and … Continue reading 13 Tips to Better Your Relationship with Yourself

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

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

Generation Y and Proud

Recently, from a vacation in my country, I bought a copy of one of the most established magazines that women my age purchase or subscribe to. Hence, I came across a section that talks about millennials. mil·len·nial miˈlenēəl/ noun plural noun: millennials; plural noun: Millennials a person reaching young adulthood around the year 2000; a … Continue reading Generation Y and Proud

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 Five Ideas That Are Stopping You From Going After Your Dreams

Every woman has her own list of goals that she wants to achieve in this lifetime. For the more specific (and maybe goal-oriented) of us women, we also set a timetable. I would like to believe that every woman has, at some point in her life, written these dreams down on a sheet of paper … Continue reading The Five Ideas That Are Stopping You From Going After Your Dreams