Ready, Get Set, GOAL!

We all know a certain philosophy- but not all of us live by it. We come across inspiring words and stories almost daily, thanks to the powers of social media. The world today seems to increase its pace, and the question is, where are you now? · Think Many of our life decisions are based […]

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MRI

“Mam, are you okay mam? Mam?” That left me out of trance. I take deep breathes, and say, “yes.. please continue.” Again, after a few minutes, the nurse asks me. “Mam, are you okay? Are you sure you are okay? Press the button if you need us. We’re right here. Just a few more minutes.. […]

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Rain

The sky is dark and the rain starts to pour, and I am not bothered because I am prepared. In this country, it is a must to always have an umbrella with you- rain or shine. But I curse myself as the bus stops and I realize that I have left mine just when I […]

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Unmasking the Masked: The Reality of Anxiety

My dear readers, this is a tale. Once upon a time, there was a young woman in her early 20s. She has achieved a lot in life- with her adventurous college years coming to end with her greatest achievement: with honors. She has worked hard enough to battle poverty to finally come to a place […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale (Book 1) and The Testaments (Book 2) by Margaret Atwood

I try to steer away from the genre of books we were required to read for academic purposes because I read leisurely to escape the world- it’s quite a burden to be reading such materials that will expose the harshness of reality. The thing about dystopian fiction is that there is a sliver of truth […]

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Book Review: Supernova by Marissa Meyer (Book 3 of the Renegades Series)

Just as I’ve thought that I have ran out of new subjects to read about, Marissa Meyer came up with the Renegades. Superheroes are indeed everywhere in the cinematic world as well as the long standing comics, but not much on Young Adult fiction. I was excited when I read about Meyer’s books, because she […]

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Film Review: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, is the sequel to the acclaimed Disney’s Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie as the dark fae herself and Elle Fanning as Aurora, a retelling of the beloved children’s fairytale Sleeping Beauty, with a little twist as it paints a new light on the supposed villain. REVIEW There was once a time when […]

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A Judgment of Character

The amazing thing about people is that time doesn’t really measure how much you know them. It’s confusing to see people you’ve known for years to become a stranger to you. Or someone you are with to somebody you used to know. It’s crazy to witness an unmasking of a fear you never really know […]

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Book Review: Foursome by Jane Fallon

I’ve decided to give Jane another try, and this time, I was not as disappointed as I was with the last book. It is, though, of the usual story of friendship, middle crisis, and adultery. Honestly I am going to be so happy if Jane finally writes something out of these- but I guess some […]

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