Fate

There's a common theme that appears in many Korean dramas. An isolated female protagonist encounters a charming male character, as if by fate. He turns her life upside-down by dismantling the lifestyle that she has created, (usually due to a specific traumatic incident from the past), and brings her "back into the world". At times, … Continue reading Fate

Reset

I like to consider myself as someone who is forward thinking and always looking for ways to improve. Recently, I had a significant realization that in my subconscious, I've been desperately holding on to the past, and it's somehow gone unnoticed. It was a puzzling discovery but so obvious in retrospect. Part of me remains … Continue reading Reset

Stillness – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN)

Lately I've been depressed and I'm not afraid to admit it. I've always been pretty open about my mental status on here and extremely appreciative of the support. I believe it's important to be able to express how we're feeling somewhere in the world, otherwise it can lead to madness from overthinking it. I've been … Continue reading Stillness – Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (Chaska| MN)

Aplomb

It's bizarre how one can fluctuate so easily between feeling assured and completely insecure. I'm assuming that it takes a lifetime to completely solidify the balance. While self-doubt makes life difficult, it's an opportunity for growth. In moments of struggle, we are able to discover valuable information about ourselves and the surrounding world. Although it can be … Continue reading Aplomb

Fortitude – Downtown (Minneapolis | MN)

Ever since the first time I traveled to Seoul, South Korea as a child, I've been in love with big cities and chic, modern architecture (specifically skyscrapers). There's an intoxicating aura surrounding all of the buildings and activity within the vicinity of a metropolitan area. Going to Manhattan, NY over a decade later was the second time … Continue reading Fortitude – Downtown (Minneapolis | MN)