life, loss, and the things I have learned at 26

You can still build good moments in places where bad memories took place.

how do you express yourself?

self expression through arts

How about you? How do you express yourself?

are you too hard on yourself?

If being hard on ourselves mean we just want to be the best version that we possibly can, then be it.

an email – a reminder to blog?

blogging

I just mentioned on my previous post that I lost the will to blog, but I got an email about my current plan. This year is my 5th year blogging (not that I've been doing it consistently the first 3 years). I asked myself if it is still worth it to renew. Will I lose… Continue reading an email – a reminder to blog?

What Do You Do When You Lose the Will to Blog?

Before, I really make time for this. No excuses. I will write anything, but maybe that’s when I lost it. I just write, without a purpose. I just write to release. While that is a purpose in itself, it only benefits me. It is different reaching out to people and have your words make its impact, touching other’s heartstrings. I lost that magic, I believe. So maybe—just maybe—I am discouraged? I want my writings to be useful if you know what I mean.

How Writing Stories Changed Me as a Reader

how to write a story

Stories are never my forte. I still believe poetry and blogging are what I’m best at. In poems, I don’t have to build characters and plot—I just follow my heart. In blogging, I just casually talk to you—like writing in a diary. Creating an entire world of your own, characters, settings, main and side stories, well, it’s SO hard.

Word of the Year + why I don’t like to write poems anymore

word of the year

I chose the word to remind myself that I have a control over my brain instead of the other way around.

2018: The Year of Self-Sabotage and Self-Love

2019 new year

2017 was so eventful; all the changes that happened were in the form of destruction. Still, it brought lessons. 2018 is also eventful but in a completely different way. All changes that are happening now are focused on rebuilding the life I want.