Minimalism for Better Mental Health: My Journey to Creating a Capsule Wardrobe

Hello, friends! Lately, I’ve been watching a lot of Tidying Up With Marie Kondo for Japanese listening practice and decluttering ideas. I highly recommend her method if you want to maximize space and learn how to properly fold your clothes—apparently, I’ve been storing my undies wrong for years. The show, which is quite relaxing andContinue reading “Minimalism for Better Mental Health: My Journey to Creating a Capsule Wardrobe”

Detox Your Life (No Juice Cleanse Required)

Hello, friends! Thanks for dropping in. I hope you’re all staying safe and enjoying your week. Today, I want to talk about something a little more personal. Since we’ve all been in quarantine with little to do, I’ve been on yet another introspective journey to detox my life, heal from past trauma, and fall inContinue reading “Detox Your Life (No Juice Cleanse Required)”

Life Update: Getting a Puppy During Covid-19

Wow! It’s been a long time since I updated my blog, and I apologize for being away so long. I’ve had plenty of time to write but zero motivation. If I’m being honest, after returning from Japan and adjusting to a strange new normal back in South Carolina, I lost my desire to create content.Continue reading “Life Update: Getting a Puppy During Covid-19”

Insecurities, Self-doubt, and Healing

Since no one can travel right now because of quarantines, I figured I’d write about something more personal and closer to home. If you’re anything like me, you’ve experienced your fair share of self-doubt, insecurity, and jealousy. We’ve all been there. At an embarrassingly young age, I fell into the trap of comparing myself toContinue reading “Insecurities, Self-doubt, and Healing”

Learning How to Set Boundaries as an Adult

I realize this post is a little different from the content I usually post, but I think it’s important to talk about. When I was a child, my parents fought a lot leading up to their divorce. Because I was praised for being “obedient” and “well-mannered,” I learned to minimize my personal needs to receiveContinue reading “Learning How to Set Boundaries as an Adult”

How to Combat Loneliness When Living Alone

Living alone for the first time is an often overlooked but important milestone for many young people. Up until this point, you’ve most likely shared a home or apartment with family members, roommates, or even a significant other. If you went to college, even if you were lucky enough to have a private dorm room,Continue reading “How to Combat Loneliness When Living Alone”

Why Am I Doing This?

To answer this question, I’ll start with the most cliche quote that comes to mind. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” — Fred DeVito. I know we’ve all heard this saying before. But hey, at least I’m not quoting Ghandi. In all seriousness though, these words have stuck with me and helpedContinue reading “Why Am I Doing This?”