Tag: Note to Self

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The Imposter and her healing

When you force yourself to believe that you’re strong and independent, and make others believe it too, it gets pretty hard to accept that you need help.

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Being Twenty One

It’s becoming a tradition to shoot before your birthday. How long are we keeping this up? “I’m 21. Any advice?” I don’t think I’m fit to give life advices at 24. It seemed like I only turned 21 yesterday, too. But here’s what I always try to remember and I wish I had known sooner: 1. It’s okay to be a YES girl Life … Read More Being Twenty One

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2016 for Grit

Growth, resilience, integrity, tenacity. What is grit? It is a non-intellectual trait defined by psychologist Angela Duckworth as “passion and perseverance combined, for a long-term goal.” “Grit is sticking with your future, day-in, day-out. Not just for the week, not just for the month, but for years. And working really hard to make that future a reality.” You see, I’ve always thought that it’s … Read More 2016 for Grit

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If you ever feel lost

Stop telling yourself that it’s okay that you’re only called when it’s convenient when you know it’s not. Stop telling yourself that the Universe has conspired against you. Stop telling yourself that you don’t have a choice. Start telling yourself that you deserve better, and that you deserve to be loved and cared for especially during the most inconvenient times — during times when it’s hard … Read More If you ever feel lost