Photo by Miguel u00c1. Padriu00f1u00e1n on Pexels.com Late last month, I got COVID. With the explosion of Omicron cases during the holiday season in the US, I figured I was bound to get it at some point. But never would I've thought it would happen that soon, and especially as I rang in the new …

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Sober October 2020

Source: Coastal Detox. Happy October, folks! This year's October 1st comes with a lot of celebrations: for one, today's the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節) in Chinese tradition, in which the full moon's the brightest to admire and eat delicious mooncakes in honor of that. The second is that today also begins my personal commitment to abstaining …

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Man Crush Monday: Sami Hossny

Hello! Welcome to this month's "Man Crush Monday" series. Today features none other than Sami Hossny, a Bulgarian actor and fitness trainer who's absolutely beautiful in many ways. I first came across Hossny through a "Dating Beyond Borders" video titled "You Know You Are Dating a Bulgarian Man When..." Since then, I've become smitten. While …

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(Guest Post) “Challenging Standards of Beauty through African Culture”

  "Challenging Standards of Beauty through African Culture" Body image differs from culture to culture. For example, in American culture, being thin, wearing sunglasses on your eyes and wearing bright, fruity EOS lip balm is considered beautiful, or at least, to attract attention. However, in African culture, being more curvaceous and voluptuous is being seen as the …

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Woman Crush Saturday: Jazmin Siguenza

Hello! Welcome to a brand-new year of fresh starts, hopeful dreams, and of course, your monthly dose of "Woman Crush fill-in-the-blank here." 🙂 Today, I am presenting to you Jazmin Siguenza, who not only is devastatingly hot, but also a multi-talented entertainer- as a model, musician, actress, producer, and most importantly, a three-time Golden Glove boxing …

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New Year’s Resolutions…

…a year later! Let’s see if I can keep up my resolutions this year. 😛

The Finicky Cynic

Hello, folks!

Ah, 2015 is officially upon us and with that comes the resolutions. New Year’s resolutions, that is: losing weight, eating less junk food, practicing mindfulness meditation, etc. etc. While all that’s good, one can’t help but think it is rather…unrealistic. Especially if you say these things but don’t actually do them. Or you do so for a month and then immediately drop it. You talk the talk, but don’t walk the walk.

But I’m not completely rejecting the idea of resolutions. Truth be told, there is some merit in having goals. They motivate you to become a better person, and even if they don’t work out, at least you made the effort.

So here is a list of *goals* that I’ve come up with to follow in 2015. From the general to the personal, I have all here. Voilà! 🙂

1. Cut down on carbs. This ain’t the…

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Things I Learned in College: Diet and Exercise

Hello, again. Now, if you are a freshman/soon-to-be-freshman in college, then here's one big, important thing that you need to know once you go in: your body will change. I'm not saying that you'll go through puberty (you probably have stopped somewhere during your teen years, anyway), but rather the diet and exercise lifestyle that …

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