From My Heart to Yours

Chapter 4: Facing Me

I write to you from a tiny village in Yixing, China, known for both tea plants and being the holy...

Between the Lines

Time to tell me the truth; to burden your mouth for what you say. No pieces of paper in the...

The Beauty of Journaling

My diary has truly turned into something beautiful. It is, for the first time, a tangible stream of consciousness that...

The Nature of Healing

I haven’t really figured out how to cope yet. But I’ve been pretending. I’ve been doing everyday things; immersing myself...

Nothing Beats A Failure But A Try

Last year this time I was busy applying for the Peace Corps. My application was bare but my essay, I...

Quit Instagram Before You’re Lost

I released myself from my Instagram. And it felt like I threw all my disappointments and hurt into a flowing...

Wait for Me to Come Home

For my 200th post, and the first on my new site … I have horrible news. I lost my brother....

Dear Blog: It’s Not You, It’s Me

I know you’ve grown accustomed to my long periods of absence from my beloved blog. But this time around, I’ve...

So Far Gone

I think … I’m losing my mind. (Read: this blog will make zero sense). Or perhaps, I’ve already lost it....

They Say That I’m A Dreamer…

Sometimes, on some days, I wish that I didn’t want more out of life. Sometimes I wish I could be...