Taking Stock #3: The Surprising Power of Intention

“Taking Stock” is a series where I try to slow down and take stock of where and how I am right now. | In this issue, I talk about the how I discovered the surprising power of intentionality in my days.

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Taking Stock #2: Random Realizations and Remembrance

“Taking Stock” is a series where I try to slow down and take stock of where and how am I right now. | In this issue, I talk about random realizations that make me sad and remembrance of things that somehow make me thankful to be alive.

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Taking Stock #1: New things and old songs

“Taking Stock” is a new series where I try to slow down and take stock of where and how I am right now. | In this issue, I talk about new things I got, old songs that evoke a specific moment in my life and whatnots.

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READING DIARY: 10 Thoughts I Had While Reading Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar

These musings are way personal than I was expecting. This is how I usually write in my journal – things that are mostly disjointed it’s hard to fashion them into a decent and coherent review. I was honestly debating whether I should post this or not here but I figured, for the sake of documenting it, I can give it a shot.

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Phantom Wound

I dreamt of him again. After so long, this is the first time that I saw his face, close and vivid — almost the same as the last time I saw him more than 7 years ago. He still looks the same, from the way I remembered him. That playful smile and that sincere look in his eyes, still there.

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THAT ONE LINE {a new blog series!} – #001

It’s the first day of October. Fall just kicked in. I’m back from the dead (a.k.a. a combination of reading and blogging slump) and I am launching a new blog series! Seriously, what is happening? This is “That One Line”.

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On mental health and reading

I recently got into therapy and, boy, am I being forced to confront all these uncomfortable thoughts head on. One interesting bit that came up is how my habit of reading is negatively affecting my mental health – and that’s what I wanted to discuss by writing this post.

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For a start

Last year, in some effort to start again, I decided to archive my former site, “Coffee-stained Dreams”. Giving it up felt like letting go of a huge chunk of myself. But you know what? It also felt like moving on.

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