DYB WORKSHOP #2: UNDERSTANDING TRIGGERS & TRANSCENDING SELF-TALK

We sometimes don’t know it, but we act through past traumas that still have a hold on us. Do you sometimes wonder why you get so triggered by a certain smell, comment, or action? It sometimes ruins your mood for the whole day? What is the root of this? For me, I get deeply triggeredContinue reading “DYB WORKSHOP #2: UNDERSTANDING TRIGGERS & TRANSCENDING SELF-TALK”

The Secret to Authentic Self-care

Love myself they say; practice self-care they say; But, I mean, how does one do this? I hear messages from social media such as: Love yourself, Do your own thing, take the road alone. But, when I actually do this, I find myself in a lonely slump, feeling isolated, and blue. When you hear words suchContinue reading “The Secret to Authentic Self-care”

Daddy Issues

Why I look for you in every man Why you were the only person I felt that loved me as a child How I grew from you when my body grew How I yearned To sit on your lap again To hold your hands To sit on your shoulders How I felt like I lostContinue reading “Daddy Issues”

Wabi Sabi’s not just my name, it’s a way of life

Wabi Sabi, a commonly mispronounced word  as wasabi. I can assure you that Wabi Sabi is far from wasabi. Back in 2016, I changed my personal Facebook name to Wabi Sabi. And the reason I did was after discovering the beautiful Japanese saying in the book, Another Country. I fell in love with it. The meaningContinue reading “Wabi Sabi’s not just my name, it’s a way of life”

Your Situation Does NOT Define you

You graduated college and there are boundless opportunities. You hold high hopes and dreams for that big adult job you’re supposed to magically get after college. But, after months of looking, swiping, applying, interviewing, rejection stings. In the end, you’re a college graduate, working a job out of your field, getting paid $14 an hour.Continue reading “Your Situation Does NOT Define you”