Growing Up Asian American

Hello world, In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month that happened in May, I want to share some of my personal experiences of what it is like growing up Asian American. As a disclaimer, not all experiences are the same, in fact, our upbringings and cultures are different based on where in Asia someone … Continue reading Growing Up Asian American

3 Things I Wished I Knew When I Started Blogging

"The Internet has given us 10 or 15 new styles of communication: long messages like blogging, and then short messages like texting and tweeting. I see it all as part of an expanding array of linguistic possibilities." ― David Crystal I began blogging consistently since last year, and it's been about a year since my … Continue reading 3 Things I Wished I Knew When I Started Blogging

The Surviving One Percent: Growing Up During The Vietnam War

My aunt and I were sitting on the couch at her home. It has been three months since the last time I saw her, and her chemo treatments have been harsh on her body. She was frailer than I remember, much more fragile when I went in for a hug. Her hair and eyebrows were … Continue reading The Surviving One Percent: Growing Up During The Vietnam War

The City that Never Sleeps

The city that never sleeps, New York City, has left a strong impression in my heart. In the midst of its busyness, this beautiful city has given me much inspiration. Whether it was eating, sightseeing or shopping, NYC has you covered. Continue reading my adventure through the Big Apple. The road trip from Charlotte, North … Continue reading The City that Never Sleeps

Women Crush Wednesday Series: Entrepreneur, Hustler, and Fitness Role Model.

Two years after her graduation, she has been pursuing her passion for entrepreneurship, which was something I’ve always been interested in but never thought of going towards. She has been working endlessly to pursue her vision, and  I think entrepreneurship suits her perfectly. But I wanted to know more about her drive and motivations...

Women Crush Series: Beauty Queen to Peace Corps Volunteer

The story I was seeking is a story of a young woman who aspired to serve others and encourages others to break stereotypes. She is one of the most sophisticated and well-rounded women I’ve ever met.  A role model and queen, beautiful inside and outside. Not only is she a giver, volunteering every weekend; she … Continue reading Women Crush Series: Beauty Queen to Peace Corps Volunteer

Bucket List Post: Participating in a Beauty Pageant

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Coming into 2019, I have made the decision that I will take every opportunity out there to cultivate my personal growth, whether it be knowledge, values or aspirations. As one of my biggest events for 2019, I decided to … Continue reading Bucket List Post: Participating in a Beauty Pageant

Date Night for One? Sign Me Up!

“Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort." – Deborah Day During my time at home for  Thanksgiving with my family, and it was wonderful catching up with them after several months of not being home.  Between cooking, running … Continue reading Date Night for One? Sign Me Up!