Ask a Cat Mom: “should I give my cat a bath?”

Q: Should I give my cat a bath? A: The short answer — no. But let me explain why — as well as what to do if you genuinely feel like your cat is stinky and really needs one! Cats do not need baths because they are “self-cleansing.” Surprisingly, dogs do not need baths eitherContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “should I give my cat a bath?””

Album Review: “Chemtrails over the Country Club” by Lana Del Rey

“Chemtrails over the Country Club” was released by Lana Del Rey in March of 2021. Quick thoughts: I can’t help but compare every single album she puts out, and this one for sure stands out from the rest, differing in so many ways, while somehow staying true to original Lana Del Rey essence. Lana DelContinue reading “Album Review: “Chemtrails over the Country Club” by Lana Del Rey”

Are you an “old soul” or a “new soul”?

An “old soul” is someone who has incarnated many, many lifetimes before this one. A “new soul” has much fewer past lives, and in some rare cases, this is their very first life. Knowing if your soul is old or young leads to more self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-understanding. It also helps to know if theContinue reading “Are you an “old soul” or a “new soul”?”

My new kitten, Luna!

There has been an addition to my family — a new kitten! I named her Luna after the Roman moon goddess and also the Latin word for “moon.” Her story… I adopted Luna through my sister’s friend’s parents. They had a black stray who would come around and they would feed her. They thought sheContinue reading “My new kitten, Luna!”

New moon

Personal update… So, it’s official: I’m moving to my own place in mid April. It’s been a process. Lots of paperwork, running errands, figuring things out, asking for help, etc… and worst of all, talking to strangers and getting over social anxiety. I thought I wasn’t strong enough; now I look back and realize itContinue reading “New moon”

30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (ORANGE) day 9: what makes you uncomfortable?

What makes me most uncomfortable is being in a situation or environment that is completely new to me, and feeling like I need to please someone or multiple people, but I have no idea exactly what they want from me or how to be that. Really any place where there is pressure and expectations mixedContinue reading “30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (ORANGE) day 9: what makes you uncomfortable?”

30-day challenge: WRITING RAINBOW (ORANGE) day 8: how do you get creative?

Getting creative requires feeling inspired and connecting to imagination. So in order for me to get creative, I need to be in touch with my emotions as opposed to feeling numb to them. So I could be feeling a lot, but if I’m not prepared to accept those feelings then I suffer a creative block.Continue reading “30-day challenge: WRITING RAINBOW (ORANGE) day 8: how do you get creative?”

RIP to My Old Layout

I’ve changed the theme/layout of my blog. Say goodbye to the old style… it was nice while it lasted! It now features six posts at the top of the homepage. I chose the more recent and most popular (by most likes or views) ones. The mobile version is slightly different but still super functional. I’mContinue reading “RIP to My Old Layout”