Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

As a writer, I always have stories to tell. Some of these stories might inspire, some might lead to self-reflection, some might even change a person's life. But 'story-telling' isn't limited to only writers alone. Everyone you come across in life will have a story to tell. But it is up to each of us … [Read more...]

Self-Validation: Learning to Love Yourself

I've spent most of my life looking to others for validation. I've always been preoccupied with wondering how others saw me and what they thought of me. As much as I had become accustomed to this, engaging in such behaviour wasn't healthy for me at all. I was looking to external factors for my own … [Read more...]

Life is Just Too Short: An Important Lesson from Connecticut

I woke up yesterday believing it would be just another normal day. I turned to the right side of my bed, and grabbed my phone to check my emails. Just like usual, I proceeded to open up my Facebook. Emotions soar through me as I saw status after status update, and link upon link, of the events in … [Read more...]

It’s OK to Make Mistakes

I came across the following quote the other day, which got me thinking: "Everyone makes mistakes in life, but that doesn't mean they have to pay for them for the rest of their life. Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn't mean they're bad... it means they're human!" We've all been … [Read more...]

Moderation is the Key

If you had asked me two months ago, "When was the last time you had a drink?", my answer would have been 5 and a half years. I'd never cared too much for drinking alcohol; I rarely drank in excess. But during the past weekend, I let loose for the first time in a long time. And despite being a mother … [Read more...]