May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and seeing everyone talk about the duality of being an Asian American shows me how we've all experienced variations of the same things: the inner conflict of not being quite Asian enough and not being quite American enough and the struggle to grasp for a place in between these … Continue reading When Microaggressions Become Aggressions
Over the years, I've developed a better understanding of what I wanted in a partner. Every time I get asked about my ideal person, I think back to when my high school boyfriend asked me the same question. I distinctly remember answering with someone who is intelligent, confident, honest, goal oriented, and shares my sense … Continue reading My Ideal Person
I was once told that I was a great conversationalist, to which I earnestly replied "you're one as well!" because our conversation flowed so naturally. I don't think I'm great at making conversation, but I do think that the right person can bring out a good conversation in almost anyone. It was then that I … Continue reading Can I get a Connection?
I came into the new year with a lot of hope and declared 2019 to be a lot of things. It will be the year I cut down on sugar, eat better, take skincare seriously, learn how to be alright with being alone, speak with eloquence and confidence, and fall in love whether it be … Continue reading Saying Yes
For Halloween this year, I found inspiration in Lara Jean Covey from Jenny Han's To All the Boys I've Loved Before. Lara Jean is a high school junior who writes letters to boys she has intense feelings for to help process her feelings and keeps these letters in a box in her closet. 5 boys, … Continue reading How to Handle Heartbreak
Recently I came across a posting and I was so excited as I sent it to Lily: "I'm working on casting a feature film for Paramount Pictures, and we are in need of some REAL best friends to be featured in the film. We are looking for genuine people with a real history together. "Real … Continue reading The Entire History of You Through Me