• 40 Life Principles for 2023 and Beyond

    I saw this list on an Instagram post and felt it worth sharing. 1. Now and then, break out the fancy china and drink the good wine for no reason at all 2. Dance at weddings until your feet are sore 3. Tell your partner you love them every night before falling asleep. Someday you’ll… Continue reading

  • A quick life-review of 2022:

    In 2022 I: Applied to law school Found out my freshman-year roommate passed away, and I relearned and am continuing to learn the pain of grief. Got into my first relationship  Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in Business Economics and Philosophy Learned the feeling of loneliness of being away from friends and… Continue reading

  • Create a Core Memory

    Creating a Core Memory – There is nothing like the feeling of creating a core memory. The realization that the present moment will be a memory you can look back on for years – that you are experiencing a moment that will be ingrained in who you are as a person. Maybe I am just… Continue reading

  • What I want love to look like

    What I want love to look like Ours would be the type of relationship where we are strong independent – and even stronger together We could be objective proof the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. We make each other better. Her face is pretty But it is her soul that I… Continue reading

  • My emotions are valid

    My emotions are valid There used to be days when I feel as if nothing is going to be okay. I was in suspension – uncertain of the life I’ve lived and the future seems blurry and fading. I didn’t see what would happen past 20 years old. In these moments I have tried to… Continue reading

  • How am I?

    How am I? If you asked me that this month on the 5th, 7th, 14th, 18th, 20th, or 21st, I might say “okay” or “bad.” Those are the days I cried. The first time I cried this month was when I found out my roommate from Singapore passed away. Every subsequent time I cried this… Continue reading

  • 6 things I love about myself

    1 – that I am a romantic. And even though my life doesn’t always play out like the way they do in movies, I am happy I am a romantic because it makes me hopeful. That I am willing to suspend all that exists in reality – because reality is boring sometimes – and envision… Continue reading

  • What do I gain from living?

    The Ancient philosophy schools of thought, the Stoics and Epicureans, believed that death was not something one should bare any anxiety towards. Epicurus argued that death does no harm, because it is not something one experiences – we simply cease to exist. Much like a Pegasus (a winged-horsed) actually does not have wings, because a… Continue reading

  • Falling (In Love?)

    Falling in Love, what a bizarre phrase I romanticize the idea of romantic love. I have never felt it before, but I’ve watched The Notebook a handful of times already, which is essentially the equivalent of saying I have a LinkedIn certificate on love. Falling in Love. I romanticize the “love” part, but in reality,… Continue reading

  • Learning how to cry and time travel.

    I was walking on the familiar uneven pavement streets which I called home for the past three months, with an oat milk latte in one hand and a banana loaf in the other, with Clare de Lune on my Airpods playing on repeat, as I made my way to my final 1-on-1 boxing session at… Continue reading