Trying Too Hard To Impress.. Crush

In extension of last post, Trying Too Hard To Impress which focused more on people/academics, etc, there’s also a concern on trying too hard to impress a crush. I have witnessed it too many times and experienced it myself too many times.  Here’s a few more stories and reasons why you should be yourself and try not to impress your crush or love interest. Read more

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Restaurant & Event Reviews – For Your Ventures In Life

If you haven’t noticed, I started Restaurant & Event reviews section to help you on your ventures in life. From All You Can Eat Japanese Restaurants raw sushi reviews and Vegan/Vegetarian options to Karaoke and Band entertainment.   Check it out.

The category links are found on the main review page and bottom of the reviews.  You can also always return to the page with the new link on the left.  Let me know what you think, and please share your experiences with these places.

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Unwanted and Not Welcomed

One of the hardest things in life to experience is the feeling of being unwanted or not welcomed by the presence of others.  It can happen in the midst of making friends, building relationships (or being in one), and finding acceptance. It can happen out of emotions like prejudice, competition, jealousy, or simply being under appreciated, or recognized. Generally, no one likes the feeling of being unwanted. But unfortunately in the past year I have more than ever experienced the situation of being unwanted and unwelcome by others, and it has been pretty painful and difficult to cope with. Read more

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Surviving the U.S. – “The American Dream”

The media seems to over fantasize the definition of “The American Dream” into glitz and glamour that doesn’t necessarily always play out to the reality that exists in the United States.  There seems to be this misconception that as soon as someone from a “3rd world country” hits the states, they’ll hit jackpot. Many don’t realize the reality is that poverty, prostitution, and slavery still exists in the United States.  Educated people sometimes fall downhill despite hard work. But the hard hard life publicized in “3rd world countries”  are things the media don’t often tell you that exists also in the U.S.  So is there such thing as freedom and the “The American Dream?” Read more

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction On Valentine’s Day

I’m terrified of the dentist. I also wanted to keep all my wisdom teeth (the more teeth the more to chew with), but it ended up being an inconvenience to clean and maintain, that I decided to remove another wisdom tooth on Valentine’s Day, but this time WIDE AWAKE. Read more

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Don’t End Up In a Body Bag

Don’t end up in a body bag this Valentine’s Day or ever. Sometimes I trust people too much not suspecting that they’re harmless at all and assuming that they just want to be friends. There were a lot of close calls when I probably could’ve been really hurt. Read more

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Designated Boyfriend

I remember a few years ago, a friend of mine told me that he had a lot of female friends and some would request that he be the designated boyfriend to protect them from guys trying to pick them up. I thought, that is such a great idea, so very chivalrous of him, and certainly is very useful when one is in need of someone to save you from awkward or creepy moments. Read more

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Trying Too Hard to Impress

Everyone wants to impress someone, whether it’s a job, a crush, parents, etc. That is a normal part of life. But trying too hard sometimes makes us seem not genuine and makes us vulnerable in relationship situations. So in honor of Valentine’s Day, the holiday of love, I will tell you why you should be yourself and stop trying so hard to impress your crush or love interest. Read more

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How to Scare off Your Potential Date

In honor Vday next month, here’s another post on relationships. There are some really unbelievable (and sometimes scary) things that I come across when people try to “get to know” me or other people they seem interested in. From individuals that start asking not so appropriate questions, or individuals that sounded like they just got out of jail. I don’t know if they are fully aware of what they are doing, but I advice to do a self check with this list to see if you do any of this.
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Dieting in Excess

New Year’s had just passed. Many resolutions have been made, which, for many is about change in diet, and losing weight. Now Valentine’s Day is coming up next month– many want to look their best for a potential date. Then summer, it’s all about the beach bod… and then, before you know it, summer is over, we “regretfully” gain some during the holidays, and the new year is rolling around again. How much dieting is too much? Read more

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