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Random encounter on the train

A few days ago I found myself sitting in the train after a series of events that had my brain all over the place. And even as I’m writing this, I’m still confused as to what had happened but I hope to get some clarity and maybe even be able to share my writings about it. But as I usually do when my brain is all over the place, I journal about it. And it had happened to be the first page of my new journal. I was so thrilled to share my experiences in this new journal, I shared it on my IG as well. Made a little boomerang, y’know. Anyway, I put down the date and start writing the date and the first two sentences of which the last one was literally “What the fuck?”, when an elderly lady asked if she could sit next to me as I had my bag on the seat next to me so I could write on the little desk from the seat in front of me. …

Hello Only me October, goodbye Stormy September

You think we’d learn our lesson whenever we say: oh, it can’t get any worse. We all know the Universe will show you that it can. And that’s exactly what September was for me. Despite it being my birthday month, it was fucking hell. Well, I guess hell would be stormy. And normally, I thrive through chaos. Because that’s just what I do. But this…Nah. We’ve had break ups and breakdowns, turn ups and hook ups, and many firsts. Anyway! It’s October now! The trees are shedding their leaves and I’m taking a page of their book by shedding my leaves as well. What does that mean? It means, I’m ready to drop habits that are not in alignment with the version I’m working on becoming to make room for new healthy habits, which I’ll share more about in another post. It’s time to focus on me. I have been very di(ck)stracted, while others have been focusing on them. Which is a pattern that needs to be broken. Especially, now that I’m newly single after …

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Boozy vanilla iced coffee in 5 simple steps

Do I love me some beautifully made frappuccino? Most certainly. But do I also love me some easy to make flavored iced coffee? Most definitely. There are days where I will take my sweet baby Jesus time in the kitchen to make my frapp, like I’m a whole barista. A barista without a coffee machine, but a barista nonetheless. And you know what they say in the law of manifestation: you gotta live it, to achieve it. So, I am living my best barista life in my tiny kitchen sans coffee machine or icemaker. And then there are days where I want to have a coffee that doesn’t take me more than 5 minutes. For days like those, iced coffees are just absolutely amazing. They usually require no more than 3 ingredients: ice, cold brew and milk. Want to spice it up? Throw in some syrup. Want to make it extra spicy? Throw in some booze.  And you got yourself a boozy iced coffee in less than 5 minutes! Alright, so let me get to …

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Comfort zone: the killer of dreams

It’s Sunday and it’s the day that I keep free on purpose. I keep it free so I can recover from the week, engage in some self-loving, spend some time with bae and write. Recently, I have been doing all except the latter. As a matter of fact, before I started writing this article I walked up and down the apartment multiple times, cleaned up all my inboxes and lost myself in Mario Kart too. You can tell already, I was procrastinating to the max. Tell you the truth, procrastination is one of my toxic traits. I happen to be very aware of my self-sabotage and I am working really hard on battling this. But in order to battle this, I had to figure out where it was coming from and in my case procrastination is caused by comfort, which is caused by fear. That’s right, fear made feel comfortable with where I am and is what’s stopping me from being great. And if you’re reading this, chances are you can relate to this. You’ve …

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8 Affirmations to express your gratitude in life

It’s my birthday today! Currently I’m in London celebrating yet another year of life. Living my best life; exploring, eating and enjoying a drink or two. Tho, no lager for me. I ain’t about that life. But you best believe that I’m super excited to be here, even if it isn’t a bounty vacay like I wanted in the first place. I’m still grateful to be here. Especially today. Whenever I reach my birthday, a particular feeling of gratitude overcomes me. Because tbh, I tend to take days for granted. I tend to forget that every day is a gift and that it’s not guaranteed. Getting to experience another birthday is not a sure thing. There are so many people who don’t get to see my age. Yet, here I am and in London. Ticking off another place I wanted to visit off my bucket list. Feeling ever so blessed. Which is why I want to share my  8 affirmations of gratitude with you. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and …