Auld Lang Syne, Goodbye 2016, Thank You

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And days of auld lang syne?
And days of auld lang syne, my dear,
And days of auld lang syne.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And days of auld lang syne?
We twa hae run aboot the braes
And pu'd the gowans fine.
We've wandered mony a weary foot,
Sin' auld lang syne.
Sin' auld lang syne, my dear,
Sin' auld lang syne,
We've wandered mony a weary foot,
Sin' auld ang syne.
We twa hae sported i' the burn,
From morning sun till dine,
But seas between us braid hae roared
Sin' auld lang syne.
Sin' auld lang syne, my dear,
Sin' auld lang syne.
But seas between us braid hae roared
Sin' auld lang syne.
And ther's a hand, my trusty friend,
And gie's a hand o' thine;
We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet,
For auld lang syne.
For auld lang syne, my dear,
For auld lang syne,
We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet,
For auld lang syne.



Friday, December 30, 2016

  1. 1.
    a firm decision to do or not to do something.
    "she kept her resolution not to see Anne any more"
  2. 2.
    the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter.
    "the peaceful resolution of all disputes"
    synonyms:solution to, answer to, end to, ending to, settlement of, conclusion to
    "a satisfactory resolution of the problem"

Every year, we are all resolved to make changes for the new year.

I am determined to make 2017 the year for active change in my life. I have to stop procrastinating and making excuses for my lack of achievements. My lifestyle has been abundantly compromised over the last year and I am determined to do something about it. 2017 is the year that I will truly achieve adulthood. I think as a millenial, we are scrutinized for being lazy, wanting it all, lacking work ethic, fickle about our career choices, etc. But I refuse to fall into this category or description. I want to be proactive. I understand it's easy to talk about change, but action speaks louder than words. So I hereby declare that I will take all of this seriously in the upcoming year. I need to take control of my life.

No more time for excuses. Quit giving a shit about meaningless things, be a zen master and focus on you!

- Lifestyle change: KonMari Method
- Save money and pay bills on time all the time
File for taxes early
- Change all passwords for security reasons
- Organize web bookmarks
- Organize email inboxes
General Assembly course
Business seminars
- Brand identity and management
- Redesign this blog layout
- Website and business card design
Volunteer at UNICEF
- Monthly donation to UNICEF
- Design business proposal
- Subscribe to TIME, New Yorker, Wallpaper, The Economist
- & travel like the wanderlust that I deserve to be (LA, San Francisco, London, Lisbon)!

A few personal/wellbeing goals:

- Boycott certain things and refocus on attention to new horizons
- Diet: Start home-cooking again and learn to cook properly
- Foodie Goals: Go to Sushi Nakazawa and/or Alinea and/or Blue Hill Stone Barns (lofty goals)
- Exercise: Running, yoga, dance, swim
- Home Improvement: Get home security, redesign apartment, repaint walls first
- Get inked: Just to add one more to the collection would be nice
- Interests: Perfume making classes/course
- Interests: Floral arrangement classes
- Interests: Book club
- Interests: Painting classes
- Self defense: Kickboxing or Krav Maga (Classpass)

Letting Go Of 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Life is just a bit shocking sometimes. But in times of fear and uncertainty, we need to find hope. We need to believe that we as a society and humanity will prevail. 2016 was truly a tough year for the world. We were saddened by many deaths of beloved celebrities, we were heartbroken by the tragedies across the world, we were burdened and devastated by the newly elected President Elect of the United States of America, whose name I shall not name. This is now a turbulent time and we are about to enter a new year. All we can do is hope for real change: we have to stay strong, stay together, unite and fight for what we believe in. Fight for real active change, equality, justice and hope. Let's stop being passive activists, let's act right now.

May 2017 be a better year. Live long and prosper.

Trew Review Brought To You By Russell Brand

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Was 2016 a joke or what? It surely was a weird, bizarre and confusing year, but we should also see it as another year that we survived and lived. Now we've made it to 2016. Let's bid it farewell.

Good riddance, 2016.

How To Find And Do Work You Love

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Scott Dinsmore was truly a legend.

His effervescent energy and positivity will forever be in our hearts. His generous spirit and kind soul will never be forgotten. This is a TED Talk worth watching every so often, because he was a champion of finding and doing work you love, hence the title. Unfortunately, Scott Dinsmore passed away in September 2015. He was 33 years old. This talk changed my life and I hope he can hear and feel my gratitude. My heart goes out to his family and friends. Thank you so much for changing us all.

Live Your Legend
Live Your Legend: About
Scott Dinsmore: TED Speaker
Live You Legend: In Memory of Scott Dinsmore

Hope Brought To You By Russell Brand

Monday, December 26, 2016

I think Russell Brand is on another level.

I appreciate his intelligence, insight, humor and approach to life. I have such a huge admiration for this human being. As much as I enjoy his vulgar act as a standup comedian, I feel very connected to his Trews YouTube Channel. I'm learning so much from his work, his stance and world views. This human is so in tune with what is going on. He brings it beyond journalism; there is a level of acknowledgement of psychology, philosophy, social justice, political agenda, spirituality, etc. I think there needs to be more understanding and acceptance, especially in this day and age. We, as a society, are struggling to find reliable sources of information and we turn to pop culture for instant gratification. And in my mind, I think Russell is the opposite of that and exemplifies intellect and a deeper understanding of the meaning of life.

Thank you, Russell for your insight. I will continue to tune into The Trews.


Sunday, December 25, 2016


"Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!" – Charles Dickens

The Day Before Christmas

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Once again, it's Christmas Eve. Another year has come and gone and hopefully, we are wiser, kinder and stronger than the year before. But as we all know, we faced a multitude of challenges in 2016. I've heard on many occasions, from different sources, that this year has sucked. Yes, SUCKED in cap locks. But I've tried to see the positive side of this year.

I truly and genuinely believe that this year was a year of learning and self education. Therefore, we should put all into practice in 2017. A year is never wasted. It is never futile. We must trust in ourselves, in our humanity and existence in this universe. We may never have all the answers, but we will continue to seek them with our heads held high with a slice of humble pie. Yum!

No matter where you are in the world, wishing you best wishes and Happy Holiday season to you, your family and your loved ones. Much love, health and joy. #whyislifeworthliving


Sunday, December 11, 2016

This Will Butler song/music video is so weird. I don't know if I like it or not. But it does make me want to finally take tap dancing lessons. And I definitely need to find a fuchsia lipstick.

Uni, The 'Butter of the Sea'

Saturday, December 10, 2016

If I could eat uni everyday, I would be the happiest person in the universe.

Your Name (君の名は / Kimi no Na wa)

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Last year I was growing tired of the same old animated films, so I delved into a deep search for new films. Then I came across Makoto Shinkai and his beautiful treasure trove of animated films. I started the journey with The Garden of Words and then 5 Centimeters Per Seconds and now this year, he has a new film Your Name. Shinkai has been called "The New Miyazaki", but I think he has a very different stylistic and storytelling approach with his animation. His stories are more slice of life than fantasy like the majority of Studio Ghibli films, notably Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke.

I'm very moved by how much detail there is to the animation. Each frame is thoughtfully designed, the lighting, colors, camera movement are so well executed. I'm so drawn to these stories and characters. Very grateful to have discovered Makoto Shinkai's work. Can't wait to watch Your Name when it gets distributed in the U.S. in 2017.


Friday, December 2, 2016

Audrey Hepburn is the most extraordinary, effervescent, inspiring, beautiful, caring human being in the whole universe. Not only was she a charismatic actress and talent, she was a humanitarian. I have so much admiration for her and her work. She is truly one of my greatest inspirations.


Saturday, November 26, 2016

My new obsession.

Can't Handle This

Friday, October 21, 2016

Introspective. Thought-provoking. Damn hilarious.

Make Happy was delightfully surprisingly. One average Sunday evening, I was compelled to watch Bo Burnham's new comedy special on Netflix. No one had directly recommended it to me, the sudden interest came out of thin air. As I pressed play, I wasn't sure what I was getting myself into. The first few minutes were questionable. "Is this the type of comedian that will make me laugh out loud or make me press stop and never think of them again?" I'm glad my attention span persisted and I'm thankful because this show was so special. Nowadays "special" has such a negative connotation, but I mean it in the most sincere way. His sense of comedy and social commentary have so much thought and intellect. Not everyone is going to like Bo Burnham's comedy style or performance, but I was entertained; it made me think and laugh and cry. That night, I watched all three of his comedy shows back to back. I will never be the same.

I Heart NY

Sunday, October 16, 2016

"It was official. A new season had begun. Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate. Without them, what would shape our lives? Perhaps, if we never veered off course, we wouldn't fall in love, or have babies, or be who we are. After all, seasons change, so do cities. People come into your life and people go. But it's comforting to know the ones you love are always in your heart, and if you're very lucky, a plane ride away."  Carrie Bradshaw

Let The River Run

Monday, October 3, 2016

I'm in serious need of a boost, inspiration, motivation.

In the last few days, Carly Simon has been following me. I think it's a sign from the universe to start to refocus my life. I've been in such a rut. This song is exactly what I need right now. It reminds me to not get stuck, even when I'm in the darkest place, where I feel lost and alone, but I must keep going. I have to stop falling into this trap. I hope to turn this around. I don't want to fall any further. I must rise. Keep running. Keep persevering. Keep believing.

We're coming to the edge,
Running on the water,
Coming through the fog,
Your sons and daughters. 
Let the river run,
Let all the dreamers
Wake the nation.
Come, the New Jerusalem. 
Silver cities rise,
The morning lights
The streets that meet them,
And sirens call them on
With a song. 
It's asking for the taking.
Trembling, shaking.
Oh, my heart is aching. 
We're coming to the edge,
Running on the water,
Coming through the fog,
Your sons and daughters. 
We the great and small
Stand on a star
And blaze a trail of desire
Through the dark'ning dawn. 
It's asking for the taking.
Come run with me now,
The sky is the color of blue
You've never even seen
In the eyes of your lover. 
Oh, my heart is aching.
We're coming to the edge,
Running on the water,
Coming through the fog,
Your sons and daughters. 
It's asking for the taking.
Trembling, shaking.
Oh, my heart is aching. 
We're coming to the edge,
Running on the water,
Coming through the fog,
Your sons and daughters. 
Let the river run,
Let all the dreamers
Wake the nation.
Come, the New Jerusalem.

RIP Anton

Sunday, June 19, 2016

You will be missed so dearly. Life can be so cruel sometimes. The universe gave us Anton and then took him away. Sending our thoughts and condolences to his family and friends.

Beauty & Irony

Saturday, June 18, 2016

"The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable: they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed." ― Ernest Hemingway

A Tribute

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Never forget. Always remember. Love forever. Stop the hatred and violence.




Tuesday, June 14, 2016

We remember the lives that were lost in this senseless act of violence, terror and hate. We pray for the victims, the families and friends who are going through this time of pain and suffering. No one should ever have to go through this trauma and loss, this is too heartbreaking to bear. Listen to their names, these are all real people who lived, they were here and now they're gone.

No more lives should be lost, because of the lack of gun control in this country. The violence must end. The hatred must end. This must all come to an end.

Where Is The Love?

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Today, more than ever, I'm questioning WHERE IS THE LOVE?

My heart breaks today.

Life Itself

Saturday, June 11, 2016

"Life is full of confusion. Confusion of love, passion, and romance. Confusion of family and friends. Confusion with life itself. What path we take, what turns we make. How we roll our dice." ― Matthew Underwood


Sunday, May 29, 2016

"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude." ― Denis Waitley

I am so grateful and happy. Last week taught me some important lessons in life. It taught me to remain calm no matter what kind of stress I'm under. I don't think I succeeded 100%, but I know that I'm constantly trying. Trying to be a good human, trying to be hardworking, trying to care about people and myself. All you can do is try. Trying is putting your best effort into the things you care about. Nevertheless, it's hard to balance everything. It's hard to balance ambition, dreams and reality - and that is stressful. We know what stress is. But no matter where you're from, what you do, who you are, we must remind ourselves that there are people who live in poverty, famine, civil unrest, military dictatorship, harsh living and work conditions, etc. And we are so far away from that life.

I know the stresses that I face are nothing compared to the traumas in the world, but what I've experienced have been important lessons that have shaped me over the years. We all face our challenges and we just have to live life with our heads held high, with dignity and compassion. I will continue on this journey with a smile on my face and I want to experience this life with love, grace and gratitude. I feel joy flowing through my veins and I wanted to share my thoughts with you.

We are all human at the end of the day and we are in this together.

I want to thank everyone who was a part of this journey - you know who you are.

Café Society

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

"The unexamined life is not worth living." ― Socrates


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Sunday, April 10, 2016

I need to pick up The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo ASAP. I've been in dire need of organizing my life and to start that process, I need to purge things I don't need and organize everything else. I've been hoarding clothes, papers and magazines for almost five years that I've been living in New York. I cannot continue this bad habit. There is absolutely no need to hold onto unnecessary items in your life. And this includes ex-boyfriends and bad friends (luckily I don't have many of those).

This is my much needed attempt to create an organized environment. Although Einstein said “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” Well, I think there is a difference between organization of things and an empty desk with no substance. I think I am capable of being organized, structured, tidy, while being complex and intelligent. I need to do this as part of being a responsible adult. I'm ready to be this version of me.

Must pick up the book... today? Be proactive! Stop making excuses! Will pick up today.


Big Picture with Kal Penn

Monday, April 4, 2016

I just started Big Picture with Kal Penn and now I'm hooked. I'm fascinated by the world and how it functions and how society has created this crazy network over time. As much as I'm fascinated by science and the beginning of the universe, I want to know the world at its current state and here is Kal Penn to explain to you the big picture.

Watching this series just makes me want to have my own show to discuss this kind of data about the world. Our lives have become statistics. We're born to become a statistic and it's something we can't avoid. Statistically, we probably won't be rich or successful, because the chances of that are super slim. We will most likely be one of the anonymous people in the world who will not make a dent on this world and history of the world.

But I don't want that for my life. I feel determined to make a dent, a large dent, because I want to have the power to influence, to educate, to communicate. I feel motivated to educate myself first before I can ever reach my ultimate goal. It's important to invest time and energy into the things you want out of life, because there is only one chance. This is your chance. How do you want to take advantage of this chance? Get ready.


I'm Listening

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Life has taught me to be resilient. I value all the lessons that have shaped me to be the person I am today. I may never be the exact person I want to be and I may never achieve everything I want out of life, but I am not discouraged. In fact, it fuels me and drives me further to something I would consider success. I think self motivation in itself makes me feel more self fulfillment than a huge bank account. Although, a healthy balance would be very helpful in order to give back. I don't think financial success is the end all be all. I think people put too much emphasis on fame and fortune and not enough on caring about the world and people around us. In that sense, I believe society has become so jaded by capitalism, greed and corruption and obsessed with celebrity culture.

I wholeheartedly believe in the universe and my ability to be a good person. I truly believe in humanitarianism and altruism. In fact, I believe it in so much, I think that's the reason I'm alive. If I continue on the path of being kind and hardworking, I trust the universe will give back. I trust the infinite possibilities of time and space - the atoms, quarks, cells and molecules that make up everything. There has to be some meaning behind it all - or else how and why are we here? What is the purpose of it all? But alas, we may never know the reason or meaning behind life. As humans I think we're plagued by the uncertainty of life. This causes us to be restless and frustrated by our lack of understanding. This is why I feel like it's my mission to understand and gain the knowledge to hypothesize the meaning of life and why is life worth living.

If we're here, we should cherish our lives and each other. Treat each other with compassion and dignity. We are all here at this very moment and we share the planet, that's why we should care and treat it with respect. Yet we have evolved to be selfish and self absorbed and I see it on a daily basis. I see that we've become impatient and harmful towards each other - mainly driven by violence, hatred and ignorance. There is such a lack of mutual understanding and acceptance of the world issues that are causing world pain and suffering. So my point is that I care a lot, if I didn't care then I'm not being me. It's because I am so acutely aware of how I feel about life, I know that there is meaning behind all of this. I can't help but be me, because I'm a hardcore ENFJ. It's in my nature to be caring and be passionate and enthusiastic. I want to encourage out of the people around me. I want to drive myself towards the pursuit of happiness and I want that for people.

I wish people would spend one second to listen to me. This is my platform and mission statement: to share and encourage and support you. Whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever you are - I support you from the bottom of my heart, through the blood in my veins, to the neurotransmitters in my brain. My heart and mind are oozing gratitude and joy. I hope to share this moment with you. I'm listening.

Rest, recuperate, breathe.

I Heart Vincent

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

"There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke."  Vincent van Gogh

Spread your wings!

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Even though Good Friday is not something I celebrate, I find myself thinking every Friday should be good. In fact, every day is good. Every day should be an opportunity to be good and kind. But in reality, every day is a bit of a disaster. There are tragedies happening around the world and we all live in a bubble and ignore the real problems in the world. It breaks my heart to know I'm alive and well, when people around the world are suffering. They live in constant fear and what are our petty daily problems? Nothing in comparison. Therefore, years ago, I made a conscious decision to not complain.

I hope people would adopt that attitude and realize that there are people who have no shelter, no clean water, no medical care, get paid $0.30 a day for hard labor, etc. If people opened their eyes a little, they would realize they are lucky. I feel so much gratitude for my life and I hope I can spread a little optimism to the people around me. I feel this responsibility to be positive, because if I'm not positive, who would spread positive energy? There's already too much negativity out there and people perpetuate their problems and lose perspective of the world around them.

Let's take this opportunity to be grateful. You can thank God, Jesus or any deity or just the universe for giving us this chance to be alive. We're alive at this time. It's 2016. By some chance, you and I are here at this moment. We could have been born 100 years ago or 100 years in the future, but no, we are here now. Now is such a beautiful concept, it's always fleeting and you'll find yourself constantly chasing the now. Don't dwell on the past or focus too much on the unpredictable future - if you could pay a little more attention to the now, you could shape your life. Have a little faith and believe in yourself and the universe.

Let's cherish this now and make it count. Spread your wings, it's Good Friday.

Lennon & Maisy // Boom Clap

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

When you're stressed from the daily hustle and all you want is hear the voices of angels - listen to Lennon and Maisy's rendition of Boom Clap.

Thank you for your beautiful voices.


10 Cloverfield Lane

Saturday, March 19, 2016

By far one of the best films I've seen in a really long time. That is no exaggeration. I'm always astounded when I see a film that excites, thrills and surprises me. I go to the cinema to be moved and trust me, I was moved to the core. I don't think I can watch it again anytime soon. I'm still shaking from the experience.

Leap Year

Monday, February 29, 2016

"I'm thinking a lot about leap year. Today is February 29th and although it isn't an official holiday, perhaps it can be looked upon as one in a metaphorical sense as Christmas reminds us to be generous in spirit. So leap year reminds me to take a leap in our own lives, to be bold, to try something new. Too often, we shrink from doing things we really want to. Held back by from appearing foolish... perhaps."

Did you take a leap this year?

Where The Wild Things Are

Sunday, February 28, 2016

"There is a wild inside all of us."

There is something so nostalgic about Where The Wild Things Are. I never grew up with it like most American kids, but it feels so curiously familiar to me, like I am Max. They feel like memories. I haven't felt so connected to characters and stories in so long. I finally saw it with Caro at Nitehawk Cinema and I felt so deeply moved by this film. I couldn't stop crying, which is such a beautiful thing. Each Wild Thing was so distinctively unique and special. Max was a true gem. He made me laugh and cry, it was such a roller coaster ride of emotions.

Max: Small is good. My powers are able to slip right through the cracks.
Judith: But what if the cracks are closed up?
Max: Then I have a re-cracker, which goes right through that.
Judith: But what if they have some sort of material that re-crackers can't get through?
Max: Then I have a double re-cracker, which can get through anything in this whole universe. And that's the end, and there's nothing more powerful after that, ever. Period.
Alexander: He has a double re-cracker.
Ira: He does sound powerful.

This film has really lifted my spirits and my soul. I think Max really has the power to create a sadness shield to keep all the sadness out. Thank you to Maurice Sendak for creating such a powerful and beautiful story. I will forever love this film and will share this with my future children. I want them to grow up with a vivid imagination, true courage and a great sense of adventure.

A few words of wisdom

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ― Eleanor Roosevelt

This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. I first heard this quote in The Princess Diaries and I've been living with that mentality ever since. Because I wholeheartedly believe in this. I've come across people in different stages of my life who have super egos, who treat people like shit to exert their authority and dominance. You know what I've learned? Never let anyone treat you like shit! I find myself reminding people to not let anyone mistreat / abuse / belittle them and never take anything personally. I think over the years, I've learned to build a thick skin and I thank my life experiences for it. You can't control how people treat you, but you can control how you react to it.

Thank you Eleanor Roosevelt for your wisdom. She was a spectacular lady and I truly respect and admire her contribution to society. Your wisdom will stay close to my heart.

Étude Op. 10, No. 3

Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Today was one of those days I couldn't stop smiling. It was just a beautiful day. I felt no reason to be melancholy or dissatisfied with life. It was raining all day and I felt sunshine in my heart. Sometimes when there is so much beauty in the world, nothing will make you feel down, because I know I'm alive. Listening to Étude Op. 10, No. 3 by Chopin is another reason to celebrate life. How can you possibly be sad knowing something as beautiful as this tune was composed and you have the ability to hear it! This music truly tugs at my heartstrings and all I feel is gratitude for my life.

I know life is worth living. #whyislifeworthliving

Have We Reached the End of Physics?

Monday, February 22, 2016

"Why is there something rather than nothing? In most in the multiverse, there is nothing. And we live in one of the few places, where the laws of physics, allow there to be something."

I love listening to TED Talks on my commute. I just wish I could write notes, so I can really remember the subject and key points. I just know I'm so fascinated by physics and science. I'm so curious about our existence and how and why we're here. We are made up all atoms, molecules, cells and we're this being that exists on a planet in a solar system, in a galaxy, in the universe. On top of living in a universe, there could be parallel universes, alternate existences out there. I'm here typing on this silver Mac Book Pro. In another universe, I could be typing on a gold Mac Book Pro. Well, Mac Book Pros don't come in gold, but you see my point.

I hope to continue to listen to TED Talks and my other favorite podcasts. I'm determined to read more, listen to more podcasts and watch more documentaries. I need to invest in myself. I've got to stay motivated. Be curious. Have a thirst for knowledge. Learn and educate. I highly recommend this episode.


Saturday, February 20, 2016

Everyday your life goes by. What do you want to do with it? The earth is spinning, with or without you. Things are happening with or without your consent, knowledge or regard. Make those seconds count. Make them worthwhile. Make them meaningful today.

Just in Time

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Celine: She used to stop in the middle of a song, and walk from behind the piano over to the edge of the stage. Then she'd talk to somebody in the audience. "Oh, yeah, baby." She'd walk off a little, then walk really slow back over to the mike. She had a big ass, and this funny little walk.

Celine: Baby, you are gonna miss that plane.
Jesse: I know.

They both smile.


Monday, February 15, 2016

Dell: I feel like I'm in the wrong world. Cause I don't belong in a world where we don't end up together. I don't. There are parallel universes out there where this didn't happen. Where I was with you, and you were with me. And whatever universe that is that's the one where my heart lives in.

Anytime anyone talks about time, it gets me good. Time, space, universe, chance. Naturally, I become so moved about the concept and discussion of these ideas. I haven't felt like this since Before We Go. In the last few months, I've felt disconnected to the films around me and today, I felt something again. I felt alive. It really made me think about the course of relationships, the course of the universe and our existence. The story teaches us that even if there are multiple universes, we are experiencing this one, so we better make it count.

Dell: I'm just really paranoid I'm gonna miss it. I miss things a lot.

I think we all feel this way. The only way we can avoid this feeling is to know what we want out of life and dedicating all your energy to get it. Chasing the dream and chasing the things and people we care about. Life is worth it, because I believe the universe reciprocates when you believe in it. Life may not always be fair, but we should learn to fight for the things that are ultimately good for us. It will always be a challenge and so it should. Sometimes it's a uphill battle and you are bound to get some battle wounds, but they only make us stronger. Learn and decide what you want out of life. Make your life count in this universe.

We exist in this universe. 


Sunday, January 31, 2016


"Our time is limited, we forget that."

I really need another day or two to gather my creative juices before I can articulate my thoughts again. Anomalisa reminded me to sit and think about life, the world around us, the inner workings of my brain. I feel like I haven't been present - I felt so lost. Now I need to dedicate time to feed my creative soul. I have a yearning to express myself, but sometimes I get blocked. Our daily lives become routine and we become numb by the experience. We don't have the luxury to sit and think about who we are. But existential crises are very real. We forget to address what makes us tick and why we're here and how do we enjoy it? While that's going on, there are horrors and tragedies of life that make me feel guilty. I need time. I really need time. How can I make more time? 

Nothing is infinite. Our time is limited, let's not forget that.

Trust the Universe

Thursday, January 28, 2016

"If you saw the size of the blessing coming, you would understand the magnitude of the battle you are fighting."  Unknown

When you're feeling a little lost...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

This is dedicated to anyone who is feeling a little lost in life. Just know we all feel a little lost and disconnected once in a while. Life is full of uncertainty, but it is also full of adventure. Be excited for what's just around the riverbend. Appreciate even the mundane moments in between the fear of uncertainty and routine. Take chances. Embrace change. Absorb the beauty of life. ‪#‎whyislifeworthliving‬

What is Magic?

Friday, January 1, 2016

Magic is a dream come true, a prayer answered, a hope realized. Magic is also a newborn baby, the petals of a rose, a Beethoven symphony. Magic is many things, but above all, magic is an act of creation. 

- The Complete Book of Spells, Ceremonies, and Magic