Tag Archive: essay

Yellow Daydreams

Unlike everyone else who spends summers in beaches, I use the 40 degrees Celsius days drowning in the cold and dark abyss that is my own stream of consciousness. My mind is a generator… Continue reading

A Guide to Growing Up

  1. Don’t take school too seriously. There are so many more important things they don’t teach you in school. Like how do you comfort a person who’s lost a loved one? How… Continue reading

In an Alternate Universe

In an alternate universe, I could be an astronaut discovering stars and having them named after me. Or maybe a lawyer handling cases all related to misogyny. In an alternate universe, I could… Continue reading

Keep Calm You’re Only 21 (Pre-graduation Letter to Myself)

“Only seek to be more of yourself.” “Your life unfolds in proportion to your courage.” [ Danielle LaPorte ] *** Believe me you’re not lost, not even a tad bit confused.  There’s a… Continue reading

Maybe

  I am an adverb. This realization occurred to me (or at least I forced this realization to descend upon me) as I was reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love.” I intentionally picked… Continue reading

Looking for Magic

The six-year old me used to believe that somewhere in the middle of every busy city, well-hidden in crowded places and noisy streets, there were secret portals leading to magical worlds. I often… Continue reading

When I Grew Up

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Every child has been asked this question countless of times and I was no exception. I remember having different answers with innocent reasons.… Continue reading

P.A.U.S.E.

  If you really become what you do, then you could only wish you’re always up for something new and fun and exciting. But here’s a quick reality check: you oftentimes find yourself… Continue reading

Moments of Impact

You have been deluded to believe that true love is this: Two fates intertwining and moving towards a single eternity. But maybe, just maybe, it can take this form: Two fates colliding then… Continue reading

What Love Isn’t About

LOVE is a word we have long been acquainted to but its meaning remains ever-elusive. I do not really know and understand much of what it is about, but I do have an… Continue reading

An Artist’s Wishlist

Creativity is the fine line between sanity and insanity. Art is for those who are brave enough to let their minds wander and get lost with the hope of getting it back in… Continue reading

Faces of Happy Endings

Maybe your happy ending lies in finding and keeping the love of your life. Fiction has its way of convincing people that happy endings can be found in meeting your soul mate and… Continue reading

Why Writing Drives the Writer Insane

Writers do not really know what to write about. When we feel like we have to write, we just write even if we have no freaking idea what we like to write about.… Continue reading

That Precious Distant Thing Called Dream

“It’s the possibility that keeps me going not the guarantee, a sort of wager on my part” – Nicholas Sparks And the question still stands: What is love? Maybe love is setting your… Continue reading

Love and Insanity

It’s ironic how you can be the better guy,  but not the better half of a pair. Ted Mosby once said: “There’s a fine line between love and insanity.” There certainly is. And… Continue reading