30+ Reasons Why

July is my birth month and my birthday is in a few days.  I don't really like to celebrate it but I love getting all pensive before the actual birthday.  This time though, probably because of everything that's happening, I'm a lot more introspective, ultra-sensitive and extra sober.  Today I feel extra grateful and decided …

A Birthday Project

I've never been one to care about gatherings or celebrating birthdays, but this time especially, I almost can't stomach celebrating while thinking about others in crisis in this pandemic situation.  At other times, that can be a problem for me, caring too much.  In this case, I think it's...justified.  My birthday is in a few …

International Women’s Day

Oh, it's been awhile!  I thought, when better to revive my blog than today.  Check out my other project here. What have you been up to?  Happy International Women's Day!  #BalanceforBetter

FOWC: Impose

Just like a punch, you force your will like it's a gift.  Sometimes it's a jab here and there until the other loses out of fatigue or resignation.  Or you change the narrative ever so subtly, the hearer won't doubt nor sense the manipulation.  Sometimes it's power play; a silence at the right time for …

Don’t

Don't be afraid to do something instead of nothing, if that will bring forth good and not harm Don't be afraid to do nothing, if doing something will worsen a situation Don't be afraid to speak up, if that will bless others Don't be afraid to disrupt the status quo, if that will change things …

Retrospective

Goodbyes are tough...for most people.  But not for me.  It's always been easy for me to up and go, reflect on events and even tragedies, pick up my lessons, and move on.  Maybe I take after my mom or guardian, or it runs in the family.  Who knows, really. But there was a time when …

WPC: All-Time Favorites

  What?  Why..??  I've only submitted 4 posts via weekly challenges and just started (this month) connecting and having a sense of community through blogging.  I haven't had enough time nor posts to have all-time favorites!  But as they say, all things come to an end.  So THANK YOU, WPC.  The challenges have helped me bounce back and start …