March Things

This March is unlike any other. I’m sure this March was also unlike any March you have experienced. You’re either A) at home in quarantine, or B) on the frontlines providing necessary services during this uncertain time—I’m looking at you healthcare professionals, food suppliers, super market employees, journalists, etc. I fall in A. I’m in […]

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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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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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