Summer Things (being vulnerable & other stuff)

Hello, friends. How have you been? It has been a long time since my blog has been consistent. I remember when I started college, I made a promise to myself that I would not let my blog move to the back burner as I became fully immersed in my college experience. However, put simply, I […]

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My Singaporean Experience {10 Things}

Just like that, it’s over. I spent 16% of 2019 abroad. Singapore has become more than just the place I visited for two months. It became my temporary home. The place I grew. The place I created some of the best memories of my life. The place I laughed until I cried. The place I […]

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Second Year of College In Review + I’m Moving (Kind Of)

I have completed half of my college journey. I am in utter disbelief. Last year, at this time, I was the most miserable version of myself. On the outside, I had a smile that made it appear like everything in my life was fine. I got a summer internship, I was involved on campus, and […]

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February Things + The Perfect Days

Hello, blog. Do you remember me? I know. I know. I promised that 2019 would be different. I said that I would be more present — and I kind of kept that promise. I have been being more present in my daily life. Doing what I want on my own terms. Making decisions that make […]

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2018 Things

Happy New Year, I guess. We are two weeks into 2019, and I am just now writing about 2018. This post has taken a while to write, but I have been living my life to the fullest; exploring my neighborhood, visiting old friends, creating colorful memories, and indulging in too much chocolate. The biggest lesson […]

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Third Semester in Review {Fall 2018}

*Blink* My third semester of college is over. Gone. I will never be able to relive it—truthfully, I don’t want to. Although I have attended inspiring classes, created countless memories, and gained so much perspective, there were times of pressure, pain, and papers (so many papers). I have learned so much. I have lived so […]

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I Am Not Just A Good Girl

The good girl image. The image that follows me through every classroom, every event — every aspect of my life really. I have always been marked as a good girl. “Hira wouldn’t do that — she is a good girl,” my friends and family say. The limiting identity of a good girl is exhausting — […]

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