“I know there is a terrible distance between us. But our bodies are made of celestial light, and we are hurtling through space and time, towards the most beautiful collision.”
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 … Continue reading 2016 for Grit
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 … Continue reading If you ever feel lost
Author and social activist Bell Hooks wrote once about how dominant, detached men surface and how they react towards their partners. Detachment and dominance from either side is now common scenario in today’s dating culture. Do we even still call it “dating”, anyways?
So you said you couldn’t give me what I wanted because you’ve had quite a tough past and it still stings like a fresh wound. But who are you to … Continue reading No Us #2: Emotional Baggage
People say it hurts in the night and screaming at your pillow at 3 AM is the heartbreak equivalent of the romance that could be happening at the same time. … Continue reading No Us #1: Wrong Timing
To the hearts that have been bruised, broken, battered and belittled again and again, may the sparks of the new year that shine in tonight’s sky give you new hope … Continue reading For the broken hearts
Sometimes it feels a little too odd. Too odd that we were fortunately (and unfortunately) in the same place at the same time. Too odd that we knew of each … Continue reading The lines that intersect
I will paint a very distinctive picture of you but I will not describe how you appear. I will describe how you make me feel and I hope this message … Continue reading This Painting of You
Countless times have we been reminded that persistence is key and that failure is necessary for us to grow and learn as individuals, but it is also in our culture to believe that something or someone far more powerful and otherworldly has ultimate control of how things transpire.
I can’t help it; I’m human. I look at other people’s feeds, posting the best edited version of them and their lives, and I can’t help getting momentarily stuck in … Continue reading My Answer to Social Media Envy
Someone once told me that “the ultimate heartbreak” is something everyone must experience. Whether it’s by the one who got a way, the one who won’t go away, or the … Continue reading Sometimes the healing is in the aching