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

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

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

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

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

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

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