Embracing my femininity

Sitting at my unit desk in a once-bustling space, I can’t help but reflect on the fact that life is all about perspective. Despite being surrounded by sleeping patients, my mind is plagued by turmoil, as I ponder the parts of myself that seem to be missing. Initially, I couldn’t pinpoint exactly what was causing this sense of displacement, but the feeling persisted. It’s difficult to be self-reflective when juggling the demands of motherhood, a recent marriage, and a demanding work schedule. Life can feel like a rollercoaster, with endless to-do lists and little time for introspection. The past three years have been extremely challenging, especially as a mother and a nurse during a pandemic. It’s easy to lose sight of your own priorities when […]

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The journey of a nostalgic millennial blogger

Just do it, I thought at first. Open the laptop, write wherever you feel like at the moment, and press the button to publish it. Just release your voice to the world and don’t overthink about the afterward. This was a recurrent inner dialogue with my self-consciousness, which was often followed by the fear of being exposed and vulnerable. Therefore, I kept brainstorming for a while (not to say, for years…), trying to find my space online. Again. I’ve always enjoyed writing. During my childhood and teenage years, you could often find me writing daily entries in my personal and extremely secretive diary. Hopefully, my mom never found it while cleaning my room. It was something so precious that it even used to have a […]

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