Here is to my parents, and the unspoken thank you’s

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, and soon after Father’s Day, I started to think about how grateful that I am for the parents that life has given me. It goes without say that 1 day out of the year is not nearly enough to give credit for all that they have done, and continuously do- the sacrifices made, the time given, the money … Continue reading Here is to my parents, and the unspoken thank you’s

The Struggles of Living With Anxiety & Depression

To be authentically you, I have realised that it means coming to terms and being content with the good parts and the bad parts of yourself. We often are kindly in tune with the good parts of who we are, and do not like to pay much acknowledgement to the bad. For me, the parts that I do not like to tune myself into are … Continue reading The Struggles of Living With Anxiety & Depression

An open letter to the men in my life;

To my dad and brothers, to my grandfathers and uncles, to my teachers and friends: Each of you have influenced my life in your own uniquely different but equally significant way. I have learned and grown in different ways with the each of you but as a whole you have taught me a thing or two, as well. Like if you move your feet, you will … Continue reading An open letter to the men in my life;

Heartache and Heartbreak: The Healing

Heartbreak at any age is not any easy feat to overcome, and often we tend to lose ourselves for a moment in time through this experience. With our own heartache, it is hard to see it objectively. I have known heartbreak, and I lost all sense of my self- I questioned who I was without this person, why I was not enough, if I could … Continue reading Heartache and Heartbreak: The Healing

10 Experiences of an International Student in the U.K.

Life is almost comically different than anything that I could have thought up prior to moving to the United Kingdom. Here are a few realities that every International Student studying in the U.K. has probably experienced: United Kingdom Visa and Immigration is a bigger bitch than the teacher that won’t bump up your on-the-line grade.¬†Shout out to the homeless man I almost wedded to get … Continue reading 10 Experiences of an International Student in the U.K.

life, unconventionally

    Life is conventionally¬†unconventional, and that’s o.k.. If you asked me to tally up all of the sleep lost because of something in my life that wasn’t going in accordance with conventionality, I’m not sure that I would have enough fingers and toes. The timeline of life achievements, that we often grow up believing must be completed by a set of predetermined ages, is … Continue reading life, unconventionally