• Writer's Self Care
    Refilling the Creativity Well

    As writers, creativity is our natural fuel in which we use to craft our stories and characters. The worlds we create with our minds are so extended and full of imagination, it takes a lot to come up with them.

    Hence, this well can run dry and we encounter something called Writer's Block or a Creativity Block. We can sometimes work our way through it but other times, we stress ourselves to no end coming up with a solution for our stories.

    However, we're putting so much care into our stories, we've forgotten to care for ourselves. Read More

  • Becoming An Adult
    18 Goals Before I Turn 18

    With just over half a year left until I take a step into becoming an adult, I'm both overjoyed and intimidated.

    I think the reasoning for being intimidated is mostly due to the idea of transitioning from being a teenager to an adult and grow up. But, I am never growing up. To Peter Pan, I'm stealing your show!

    Age is just a number. I will always be the same person I was three years ago, perhaps with more maturity due to life experiences. I also want to keep my love for GIFs and memes, as you'll probably see soon. Although I always feel like there's an underlying message with becoming an adult that you have to always do the right thing; otherwise, you'll face the harsh criticisms of other people around you and that scares me too. Read More

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