You Can Choose Your Battles.

Why do we argue? Why do we add more negativity to situations that won’t be important in five years? why do we get all worked up to eventually waste our energy? we say things we will eventually regret and we give power to the other person’s words and let them hurt us to try to…

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Hurt people, Hurt other people.

I’ve realized that there are a lot of negative people out there, I won’t say around the world, because I haven’t traveled much, but in New York, which is where I am currently living, there’s pretty much a negative person everywhere you turn. I’m strong though, I am learning to build up a strong wall…

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Love Letter to Myself

Dear Shirly, Right now, you listen to a lot of Elvis Presley, you’re extremely curious about people, and you’re very sensitive, you want to be kinder but people are used to rudeness so they will be rude to everyone else because you know they’re rejected and neglected. You can’t force someone out of their habit,…

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Next: Trip to Trinidad.

I’ve decided to travel to Trinidad with a coworker as a gift to myself and an added bonus to the independence development I’m currently going through. Although I’m not by myself 100%, the trip to another country without my family to rely on is a huge deal alone. Finding a detachment from my family is…

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My current problem: Anxiety

I have a confession to make: I have realized my anxiety has been stopping me from fully giving myself to acting. I think about acting and how much I love it, how much I’ve given myself to this journey, my process, how much I’ve grown, how strongly I feel about my purpose to this craft,…

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Talking to a Therapist.

I have a therapist. I have been going to a therapist for a couple of months now. It began after my break-up and after I felt like I was losing control of myself and my life. A friend highly recommended it after I confessed to her everything I was going through, She thought it’d be…

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Being Single: First Year.

It’s been one year since my break-up. Something I thought I wouldn’t survive, but I did. I was so in love, so dependent of this other being, I lost sight of who I was, of who I wanted to become and made my ex the complete sun of my universe. My thoughts were about him,…

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