Recently, I got a day off from work just to spend a slow, quiet day at home. I've been having headaches, and I felt exhausted. My body, mind, and heart have been telling me to slow down and reassess my life. Although I don’t work overtime, I would always feel emotionally and mentally drained after … Continue reading A Slow, Quiet, Day Alone At Home (And an Epiphany)
When loved ones are going through some challenges and they confide in you, do you try to comfort and soothe them? Or do you roll your eyes and make them feel like they are unworthy and that they deserve to go through these hardships? I am hoping it would be the first one. Adding in … Continue reading I Am Still Learning Self-compassion
I usually do my chores as planned. Laundry on Friday night. Cleaning on Saturday morning. Running the dishwasher when full. Washing our lunch boxes. Cooking rice. Keeping surfaces clear and clean. Most of the time, those checkboxes are ticked. But then, there are some days when I’m exhausted, whether it be physically, mentally, or emotionally. … Continue reading Is It Okay To Not Do My Chores Today?
Back in college, I would often go to a coffee shop (or the school cafeteria), sit alone, and read. I would spend hours there and I loved every single minute of it. There was also a time when lived alone in a tiny condominium for many years. I would do chores, eat meals, and shop … Continue reading Take Yourself Out On A Date