A letter to my friends for when I seem distant

Dear friends, if I haven’t told you anything that’s heartbreaking or crippling, it is not because I don’t trust you or find your support unhelpful. And it’s not because I don’t value our friendship. Forgive me if and when this happens. It simply means I am not ready to talk about my feelings, and my heart is just not ready. I hope you’ll understand me. … Continue reading A letter to my friends for when I seem distant

10 things I want to let go by the time I reach 30

In a recent conversation I had with a friend who just turned 30, she asked me what were the things I would want to let go of when I reach that certain age. I wasn’t able to answer her and just brushed off the question like it didn’t matter. But as I was spending some alone time in my room, I got to thinking. Do … Continue reading 10 things I want to let go by the time I reach 30

From Covid to Clearance: My Covid Journey

The pandemic has halted a lot of things for us. It ruined many plans, it widened the gaps between people. I knew it was a serious matter. But it was only when I tested positive, and so did my family, that I felt its extremities. This is probably the most cliche line you’ve ever read, but “Covid is real.” The Symptoms From fear to fever. … Continue reading From Covid to Clearance: My Covid Journey

When you don’t always get what you prayed for

Sometimes, it’s a gift or a blessing when you don’t get what you prayed for. Looking back, I felt grateful that some of the things I prayed for didn’t happen. If they did, I wouldn’t be where I am now. Worse, those things could’ve ruined me. I’ve come to realize that when God didn’t answer my prayers, He wasn’t rejecting me but redirecting me. He … Continue reading When you don’t always get what you prayed for

One day, I’ll write a masterpiece

Maybe someday I’ll write a masterpiece. Something great, something bestseller. Someday, my words will echo in the farmost corners of the world and bring different surges of emotions to my readers. I’m not sure about you, but as someone who writes, I constantly feel like I should’ve written more. I could’ve said this and that. Or, I could’ve written something that made more sense. Every … Continue reading One day, I’ll write a masterpiece

Just in case you forgot, you are not alone

Have you ever felt so out of place that you wanted to avoid people and just stay within the comforts of your four-walled room?

Have you ever felt so dejected that all you ever wanted was to lie down, be away from all the noise and just be by yourself?

Have you ever felt so tired that you wanted to throw away everything and give up?

If you have been beaten by stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression and worries, you are not alone. Continue reading Just in case you forgot, you are not alone

21 things to thank yourself for before 2021 ends

You need to let go of the good for the great. Joe 1. Thank you for saying “no” to all the times you wanted to say “yes”. Thank yourself for knowing what’s best and walking away from the things that broke you, is breaking you or will break you. Give yourself credit for being brave. Brave enough to chin up instead of to hang your … Continue reading 21 things to thank yourself for before 2021 ends

A love letter to the young me

Hey you, People will think you’ve had it easy, like everything was handed to you on a silver platter. And that’s okay. People will think you’ve had a smooth path with no bumps and cracks, like you’ve never struggled in life. And that’s okay. People will think you’ve had everything you’ve always wanted, like you’ve never experienced blood, sweat and tears go get what you … Continue reading A love letter to the young me