Where I need to be

Not everything is what it seems. Throughout my life, I've taught myself not to put complete trust in any single person for fear that they will use that very trust against me. But no matter how hard I try to stay detached from other people, there are little things in life that move me. Moments … Continue reading Where I need to be


When i feel lost

When I was younger, my parents placed great emphasis on school, so much so that they neglected some other aspects of my life. I wasn't allowed to attend birthday parties or sleepovers because having a social life was considered extraneous and unnecessary. As immigrants, they were set in the belief that academic success directly correlates … Continue reading When i feel lost

How I get inspired

Inspiration is defined as "the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative." Unfortunately, we live in a society that places more emphasis on work than creativity. I often find myself feeling trapped under enormous pressures to do well in school, to meet deadlines and fulfill responsibilities that … Continue reading How I get inspired