I Gave Up Rice for 6 Months

If I'll have it my way, this post wouldn't see the light of day. More so, this picture of me laughing at the beach.

But since the great rice purging and the fulfillment experienced from proving myself wrong - that I could never give up rice - I feel the need to share the journey.

See also: Pescetarian and Weight Loss: How the Fish and Veggie Diet Changed My Life

Disclaimer: You won't find 'tips' on how I did it.

Go to Google or something.

Becoming a Minimalist

I gave my iPhone to my sister for safe keeping. She lives several streets from my place.

Before sending it over to her, I've deactivated from FaceBook and permanently deleted my personal Instagram and Swarm profiles.

See also: Confessions of an Ugly Duckling

I've realized, most of my time had been spent being exposed to what other people have been doing with their lives.

Nothing wrong with that, but social media has been delaying me from what I'm supposed to be doing: restarting that novel.

4 Things I Discovered on the Day I Stopped Chasing 'Cool'

The greatest struggle I've had 15 years ago was trying to find that one area where I truly belong. For someone growing up with no key talent or gift, I longed to make my mark in the world, just like everyone else.

Unfortunately for my innocent mind, being cool was thought to be the only way to get the universe acknowledge your pathetic existence.

See also: 4 Things to Remind Yourself in Times of Intimidation

And so, my personal quest to achieve cool status began.

Boy, it was ugly.