At least once in our lives there will come a time that people will cause us heartbreak; a lover, a friend, a father, or even a person we don't know. Sometimes they'll hurt us more than once, or too many times. Sometimes they'll hurt us beyond what we thought pain even felt like. During these… Continue reading Don’t Let the People Who Hurt You Be Reasons For You to Hurt Yourself
We all have those people who give us toxic energy and pain. People we choose to stay for nonetheless. People we just can't shake out of our systems. We choose to ignore the negative because we know them, we love them, they’re our friends, our family, they’re good... until they’re not. 1. People Change It… Continue reading It Is Okay To Cut Ties With People You Love
It is so wonderful to feel through music. I have had my fair share of listening to the saddest songs about heartbreaks similar to mine, until one day I decided to take a different route. When you're done mourning and grieving the relationship you lost, and you still keep listening to heartbreak songs, you'll get… Continue reading The Better Breakup Playlist
A letter to all the ones who broke our hearts; Thank you for trying. To the friends we’ve lost along the way It’s not your fault. For the times I’d stop my world to hurry to your rescue, I should’ve never expected you to do the same for me. For the times I needed you… Continue reading To All the Ones Who Broke Our Hearts
Sometimes I get asked about what goes on during my shoots. Let me try to show you by reading this blog entry! 🙂 This shoot was a fun collaboration with my friend and great photographer Jericho Cruz (@cruz.jerichojoseph) This was a studio shoot, which is a lot different from shoots I do on location. In… Continue reading Photoshoot Behind the Scenes!
Having a tattoo in the Philippines means that you are already subject to discrimination. As someone who has five tattoos, I've been there. Many jobs require that you do not have any tattoos, or visible tattoos, no matter how competent you are for the job, you will not be accepted solely because of having a tattoo.… Continue reading On Ending the Stigma Attached to Getting Tattoos – Let Me Convince You
I am Marlina Carlos, 22, diagnosed with Mixed Anxiety Depressive Disorder (MADD). When they say that mental illnesses aren’t debilitating like other illnesses, I have always disagreed. Having a mental illness is physically and mentally exhausting. Your brain takes over your body, and your mind prevents you from living a normal life; My recent experience… Continue reading One of My Worst Experiences with Clinical Depression: Temporary Mutism