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The Dystopian World


I was browsing my Goodreads the other day, adding more into my to be read list when I realized, most of the books I've been wanting to read are science fiction, specifically dystopian. Even though there are a few adult fiction thrown in, I noticed how much of a staple residence dystopian fiction is in my list. I know I've always loved them but it wasn't until recently when I did some thinking did I realized why I am so fascinated by them.

Clocked 013 | Hello Holiday



Happy Holiday and Happy Eid Mubarak to those who celebrate! While I don't celebrate it, I'm happy that my mother cooks sayur lodeh to commemorate this festive event. I also have a one week off from work and I'm planning to use it to have my luxurious beauty sleep, update my gaming and reading progress. I also plan to get as much sleep as possible because lord knows how my bones feel like they're going to fall apart from a 5-days job sitting in front of the monitor. 

I Thought About Quitting


Last week, a thought came across my mind: maybe I should stop blogging.

Confidence Boosters


If there is one thing I would like to improve about myself, it's confidence. The confidence to feel good in my own skin, bare or styled. I've always wanted to look good without second guessing myself and so far, this journey of pushing myself to feel more confident has made me realized a few things about myself and the things that boost my self-esteem.

Clocked 012 | Flippin' Good


This post was supposed to be posted yesterday but my ulcer was acting up and I had to lie in bed almost all day long. Better late than never, right?

Clocked 011 | First Paycheck


I got my first paycheck on Monday, June 29th and it felt sooo good! Like I finally accomplished something, like I have the power and control to actually treat myself and give something to my mother in return. It feels like unlocking an achievement and I'm not even exaggerating.
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